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Webvent Academy

Bringing Professionals Together

Leveraging Psychology and Brain Science to Optimize Retention and Behavior Change

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST  
Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Todd Maddox, Ph. D., Learning Scientist/Research Fellow, Amalgam Insights and Dr. B. Price Kerfoot, Co-Founder and Spaced Education Pioneer, Qstream

This must-attend webcast for learning and enablement leaders deep dives into the psychology of corporate learning with learning scientist Todd Maddox. He will be joined by spaced education pioneer and Qstream co-founder Dr. B. Price Kerfoot, who will evidence how brain science, together with technology, can change behavior. In this webcast, you will learn:

  • the psychology of continuous learning for hard and soft skills development
  • the proof behind best practice microlearning and what it is
  • the impact of spaced learning on knowledge retention and behavior change
  • the application of microlearning in corporate enterprise.


After attending this webcast, you will:

  • Be armed with evaluation criteria for identifying best-of-breed microlearning solutions.
  • Become expert in how to effect behavior change at scale in the corporate learning environment.
  • Provoke thinking that applies proven spaced education research your own workplace L&D programs.
     

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Presenters

Todd Maddox, Ph. D.
Todd Maddox, Ph. D.

Learning Scientist/Research Fellow, Amalgam Insights

Todd’s passion is to apply his 25 years of scientific and neuroscientific expertise to help businesses build better training products. Todd has published more than 200 peer-reviewed research reports resulting in over 10,000 academic citations. Todd received a PhD in cognitive neuroscience at the University of California, Santa Barbara, followed by a two-year post-doctoral research fellowship at Harvard University.


Dr. B. Price Kerfoot
Dr. B. Price Kerfoot

Co-Founder and Spaced Education Pioneer, Qstream

An associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and a staff urologist at the VA Boston Healthcare System, Dr. Kerfoot’s research over the last decade has focused on utilizing rigorous clinical trial methodologies to assess the efficacy of online educational methods. In addition, he has worked to incorporate cognitive psychology research findings into online education to increase long-term retention of learning. Through this educational research, Dr. Kerfoot developed a new form of online learning termed “spaced education.” In more than 20 large, randomized trials, spaced education has been shown to improve knowledge acquisition, boost knowledge retention, durably change clinician behavior, and improve patients’ health measures. Harvard University submitted a patent on the spaced education methodology and launched Qstream to host this methodology outside its firewalls.


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