A Quick-Start Guide to Changing Behavior in Learners

Brain Tools February 1, 2016 By: Tracy King, CAE

Association learning programs must go beyond simple information delivery. Learning that inspires change requires clear goals and deliberate planning to guide learners toward true development. Here are several practical tips and resources to build your education programs to foster change in your learners.

If you could peek inside a learning brain, you'd see multiple areas actively engaged in forging new physical connections between the neurons responsible for extending knowledge. Learning is change—change in our brains and change in our behaviors. If we want to make a difference with our associations' professional development programs, the ultimate end of our education design should be change....