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Mon, Feb 18


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Increase Knowledge Transfer Retention with Social Experiments (1)


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Increase Knowledge Transfer Retention with Social Experiments (1)
Increase Knowledge Transfer Retention with Social Experiments (1)

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Feb 18, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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We've learned that after training has completed, our learners forget up to 90% of what they have learned 6-8 months post-intervention. This is not what we want so we've tried many ways to not just keep them engaged in class but also to keep them from forgetting the valuable knowledge they learned in whatever delivery modality we used: formal, informal or social. Robin Yap will show you how he was able to increase knowledge transfer retention of college students to 67%, six months post-intervention via social experiments as a pedagogical modality. As designers, developers and facilitators, we all want to have a robust learning toolkit to showcase the value of our learning assets. This is a tool that you might find useful in the sessions you're building and delivering. 


Speaker Biography

Robin Yap, MSc, LLB, DM, CTDP is a recognized leader in Learning, Performance, Social Engagement and Development having led enterprise-wide, multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural, diverse, and award winning projects. He has over 30 years of learning and talent development experience in global Fortune 100 companies having experience in all roles of the learning cycle from designer, developer, facilitator to manager and up. He has spoken at various conferences around the globe and have been a featured guest on tv (e.g. CNN-Asia) and radio (e.g. CBC Metro Morning in Toronto and Kitchener/Waterloo). Although Robin has transitioned to academia, he continues to hold a strong association with corporate Canadian HR and Learning communities and his research continues to support the growing diversity of thought brought in by an equally diverse learner landscape. Robin is currently working on a federal grant researching Canadian newcomer's journey to "belongingness" of their host country. Find his interviews on YouTube (Yap with Dr. Yap) and daily curated readings on Twitter @robinyap. Robin is a CCCE board member leading the research and innovation initiatives.



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