Tip #806: Fact or Fiction? Generational Differences Should Impact Training

There is almost no relationship between age and preferred modality, and the order in which each generational group ranks delivery methods is nearly identical.” Amy DuVernet and Taryn Oesch

Fiction. The research conducted by Amy DuVernet and Taryn Oesch with Training Industry, Inc. has found that learner preferences do not differ across generations.

Everyone values and benefits from participatory skill-building training programs that respect the learners’ expertise and time, are highly interactive, use a variety of engaging training techniques, provide good practical content they can use immediately, and offer sufficient practice to strengthen their new skills.

May your learning be sweet.

Deborah

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