Use the Power of Conversation to Enhance Learning

Professional Development June 15, 2015 By: Christine Umbrell

Increased interaction among education participants and leaders can lead to enhanced knowledge retention. Learn the three levels of conversation and how you can guide subject matter experts toward better conversation facilitation.

How much do attendees learn during association educational sessions? Often, not enough, says Kathi Edwards, CAE, president, The Learning Evangelist LLC. "It's generally accepted by learning practitioners that participants start forgetting what they've just learned the minute they leave the room," she says. To promote retention among attendees—and improve the value of association education—organizations should consider incorporating more conversations into learning experiences. ...