What makes learning sticky? Learning embeds itself when learners are invested in the training we offer
them, and apply it outside of the learning session. It remains sticky when there are supports that enable that beyond the classroom or elearning session.
In this workshop we will look at the ways we can design learning for stickiness, then involve managers in the application of the learning afterwards. We will use experiential, discovery learning and problem
solving techniques to ponder where we are today, and consider how we can bring stickiness into our
In the end, you will know what makes learning sticky and be able to develop a learning experience that
Jean Marrapodi, PhD, CPLP is a passionate educator and lifelong learner. With 16 years in corporate training in banking, retail, printing, non-profits, and healthcare, she understands trends and needs in a variety of industries. Trained as a teacher, she has taught preschool, special and elementary ed, and spent five years in higher ed, where she led her elearning team to win three national awards in 2014. She is wholeheartedly invested in literacy, volunteering her time in adult education, teaching English and reading to the lowest literacy learners. Jean is a frequent conference speaker, presenting workshops at the local, regional, national and international level on training, elearning, and low literacy. She is a CPLP, ATD's highest credential, and has a PhD in Adult Education, along with a Masters Degree in Online Instructional Design. She is the Chief Learning Architect at Applestar Productions, creator of sticky learning. Most recently, Jean was honored by the eLearning Guild, being named the 2016 Guild Master for her contributions to the Guild and the learning technology industry. Find her online at applestar.org or on Twitter at @jmarrapodi.
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