Why Use an LMS

  • The challenge for any Human Resources department is to ensure that all staff retain as much information as possible after a training intervention. With an LMS the learner is able to revisit the training material as often as they like.
  • The Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve hypothesis the decline of memory retention in time.
  • A related concept is the strength of memory that refers to the durability that memory traces in the brain. The stronger the memory, the longer the period of time that a person is able to recall it.
  • To achieve the frequency that would retain knowledge would be cumbersome and costly if conducted in the classroom.
  • A mix of formal, social and hands on is the 70:20:10 formula used to increase knowledge retention. 70:20:10 provides a framework for improving and extending traditional training and learning in the workplace.