Debunking the Myths about Learning
Wednesday, October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm HST
Learn How We Learn: Debunking the Myths about Learning
Did you know that much of what we know about learning is a myth? Contrary to popular belief, we don’t actually have learning styles nor are we really right-brained or left-brained. In this session, we’ll discuss some learning theories that have been debunked in recent years and discover exactly how we DO learn and absorb information.
Gwen Navarrete Klapperich, M.Ed., CPTD® is Chief Learning Consultant of Klapperich International Training Associates (KITA) LLC, a talent development consulting firm that specializes in employee training & development, diversity & inclusion initiatives, performance consulting, and health & safety training. She holds over 20 years of experience in training & development, customer service supervision, and quality assurance initiatives, and has worked in various industries such as retail, call centers, healthcare, government, hospitality, nonprofits, and continuing education. Gwen earned her CPTD® (Certified Professional in Talent Development, formerly Certified Professional in Learning and Performance) from the Association of Talent Development and holds a master’s degree in education specializing in Training & Performance Improvement from Capella University. She has dedicated her career to helping adult learners reach their professional goals through effective job training.