Recall can be challenging for your employees after a training session, no matter how dynamic the speaker or the content. Many studies reveal a steep decline in the material recall immediately after the session, and precipitously staggering months later. From the SAVO group study (2016):
% Forgotten after Training
Your training strategy needs to consider a few additional elements to plan, resource and budget to maintain success after the implementation and delivery.
Did you know? Video with multi- channel delivery increases recall almost 10% immediately and some studies show near 85% improvement!
Now -- test yourself. Review content explaining a popular learning methodology that DTS Chief Strategist uses in Document, Static Slide, Animated PowerPoint Presentation & Video. Same content, but varied in presentation style and sensory integration.
Which format appealed to the most senses? Likely the full motion video with sound effects.
Which format are you the most likely to remember? Generally speaking retention can vary by learning type (auditory, visual, kinesthetic) and hemispheric indicators (left brain vs. right brain preference), but the video streaming may offer the broadest appeal and highest success rate for recall!