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Rethink Your Learning

Look to reinvigorate your professional development program in 2018

The world of association learning is changing, with new types of content being delivered in new formats. But what are learners actually getting out of them?

While the traditional lecture format is familiar, it allows only surface learning, experts say. And associations can do better.

“We have a social construct today that if you attend a session, whether it’s online or face to face, you can check that box off and mark it as ‘done,'” said Jeff Hurt, executive vice president of education and engagement at Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. “We’ve trained ourselves to think we’ve learned something. Well, the research shows we haven’t really learned anything.”

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