Adult Learning Theory can help L&D to improve learner engagement, knowledge retention and skills application. In this episode, Dr Carrie O. Graham explores this topic and its application to the priorities of today’s L&D departments.
'My work focuses on improving the engagement of the adult learner. Supporting their information retention.'
'Understand who they are as a learner.'
'If you’re thinking long-term, using a quantitative assessment of learning is absolutely mandatory. '
'As you are building your content, make references back to who they are as a learner.'
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ABOUT THE GUEST
Carrie O. Graham Bio
Owner of Carrie O. Graham Learning & Solutions, Dr. Graham helps subject matter experts improve learning outcomes by strategically integrating adult learning best practices. A published author, researcher, and conference presenter with 25+ years’ experience in learning, instructional design, and leadership development across industries.
Dr. Graham has a reputation of understanding problems that are stated and revealing what is not stated, then asking critical questions to help people uncover clear and insightful solutions. Not believing in the “one-size-fits-all” approach she customises solutions to support unique individual and organisational needs.
ABOUT THE HOST
David has been a People Development professional for more than 20 years, most notably as Director of Talent, Learning & OD for The Walt Disney Company across Europe, the Middle East & Africa.
As well as being the Chief Learning Officer at 360Learning, David is a prominent writer and speaker on topics around modern and digital L&D.