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Creating a Culture of Engaged Learning at Your Organization

Eight strategies for designing a learning program for your team

When was the last time you asked your team what they wanted to learn and how they wanted to learn it?

A culture of learning starts at the C-suite. Leadership must value a learning program that is more than top-down content dissemination because learning is more than a check-the-box task. To be successful, learning must connect to the values and motivations of the individuals on your team.

In her highly regarded work, Learner-centered Teaching, Dr. Maryellen Weimer identified that learner-focused programs make the adult an active participant in the learning process. To be successful, learners have some choice over how, where, when and what they learn, and from whom they learn. Most leaders see the value of providing learners with choices and engaging them as active participants but often do not have the time and resources to invest in such a program. It sounds great--even ideal--but how do you do it?

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