Built from the ground up around research
is the principle that information is more easily learnt when it is split into short time frames and repeated multiple times, with time passing between repetitions.
Carefully designed prompts can be more effective at delivering long term behaviour change. Make sure your people are supported with short, personalized, coaching moments.
If you want to encourage a behaviour, make it Easy, Attractive, Social and Timely (EAST). These four simple principles form a framework based on
Aid Memory Retrieval
By integrating workplace cues in development activities, future memory retrieval is more likely.
Correct Learner's Misconceptions
By utilizing feedback appropriately, you can correct people’s misconceptions and support correct retrieval.
Develop Understanding and Memory
By providing spaced repetitions over time, future memory retrieval is improved.
By varying the learning materials, your audience stays more engaged and memory retrieval is improved.
By personalizing messaging and content to individuals there is a greater likelihood of them considering a perspective other than their own.
Including a Line Manager or equivalent within any communications can greatly influence performance and retention.
Improving retention via spaced learning (Harvard )
UPenn's Behavior Change for Good initiative
Stanford 'tips-by-text' program helps boost literacy in preschoolers, study finds
Spacing Learning Events Over Time: What the Research Says
The Decisive Dozen
Five Reasons Learners Experience the Spacing Effect
Spacing: practical insights for mobile and micro Learning
How Much Do People Forget?
4 Ways to Use the Nudge Theory to Improve Learning Outcomes
Four simple ways to apply behavioural insights
Inside the Nudge Unit: How small changes can make a big difference
Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioural Economics