Millions of adults in the United States have some form of learning challenge. It's likely you work with a co-worker, manager, or employee with a learning disability. One of the hardest things for many of these adults to do is to reveal that they have a learning challenge.
A reality that many employees face is that the company has already invested in a learning management system (LMS), or platform, like Coursera, LinkedIn Learning, Udemy, etc., and that's where the training resides. Consequently, employees must work with the chosen corporate platform in order to upskill, reskill, or learn new material. There’s a gap!
There is only one constant in the way different employees apply their brain power to learn, and retain information: We all learn differently!
Organizations are often left scratching their heads when employees struggle to keep up with generic learning resources offered in many learning paths. The most important factor to consider, and one that is often overlooked, is whether or not employees know HOW to learn.
DEAR SUSAN: In our full-inclusion classroom, my co-teacher and I get the full attention of the students for about 20 minutes at the start of the class. After that, it’s a struggle to keep them engaged.