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Learners Are Made Not Born: Supporting Employee Learning

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Laurie Burruss

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Many years ago, Laurie Burruss wrote, “Our ability to continuously learn and adapt determines the extent to which we thrive in today’s organizations, in our personal lives, and in these disruptive times.” Since then, she has continued to research various metacognition strategies, especially reflection and feedback techniques, to enable learning how to build capacity for improving work and life.

Join the ATD Forum for our June ConnectSpark to discover ways to enhance personal learning and design learning experiences for others through various activities, practices, and techniques as Laurie Burruss shares her extensive research.

Expected Takeaways for Participants:
• The role of goal setting in the learning process
• Ways managers can influence employee learning
• Techniques to enable employees to build learning skills


Laurie Burruss
Laurie Burruss

Since 2009, Laurie Burruss has consulted as the education innovation advisor for LinkedIn Learning, particularly focused on integration and implementation for systems-wide online teaching and learning solutions. She evangelizes all things education and learning as a thought leader and public speaker and writer. Burruss teaches graduate design pedagogy at the University of Southern California Roski School of Art and Design and business seminars at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, California. In addition, she is professor emeritus at Pasadena City College. Before consulting, she served 22 years as a professor in interaction design and as the director of the Pasadena City College digital media, serving California as a regional resource for collaboration between education, industry, and the community. Her passion is digital storytelling.

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