501 Spaced Learning: Why It's So Good & How to Get Started

8:15 AM - 9:30 AM Thursday, February 20

The spacing effect is one of the oldest and best-documented phenomena in the history of learning and memory research. Research has repeatedly shown that using these techniques can increase the retention of new knowledge and skills. By basing your own learning designs off of these principles you can increase what your audience will remember.

However, the time and effort involved with managing the delivery of the repetitions can be a major challenge. In this session, we’ll explore tools and techniques that can help you craft campaigns that enable you to tap into the benefits of spaced learning in a way that is easy, efficient, and effective.

In this session, you will learn:

  • What the research says about spaced learning
  • How to use email marketing tools to deliver spaced learning easily and efficiently
  • How to automate data-driven learning campaigns via email, SMS, Slack, and other channels through tools like Sparks

Mike Taylor

Consultant

Change4Growth

With over two decades of real-life, in-the-trenches experience designing and delivering learning experiences, Mike Taylor understands that effective learning isn’t about the latest fad or trendy new tools. Known for his practical, street-savvy style, Mike is a regular and highly-rated speaker at industry events, and consults on learning design and technology at Change4Growth in Columbus, Ohio. Mike holds an MBA degree from Ohio University and a master’s degree in educational technology from San Diego State University.

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