The Science of Employee Training: Learning Reinforcement

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They say an elephant never forgets, but as humans we forget a startling 80% of what we learn within a week.

This phenomenon is called the forgetting curve, and it's a frustrating experience for training professionals who dedicate a lot of time and resources to training initiatives. But it's not just frustrating, it's also alarming to think that employees could be forgetting crucial information on topics like workplace safety or harassment. These gaps in knowledge leave you vulnerable to accidents, lawsuits, and fines. But there's a way to beat the forgetting curve! Learning reinforcement is the key to helping employees not only retain but also recall important information from training on the job. Quick recall exercises keep the concepts top of mind, which helps to prolong the impact of training in just a few minutes a day.

In this infographic, you'll learn why reinforcement is important for maximizing training efforts.

You'll also learn:
  • The most effective research-based learning reinforcement methods
  • The science behind the forgetting curve
  • How learning reinforcement helps you save on training costs in the long run

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