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15 Shareable Learning Design and Development Quotes


Here is a list of are some of the best quotes about training, success and learning. What are your favorite sharable learning quotes? Share them in the comments below!

  1. "The most basic way to get someone's attention is this: Break a pattern. Humans adapt incredibly quickly to consistent patterns.” Chip Heath, Author and Speaker, Made to Stick (Tweet this)

  2. “Practice design, Not Decoration: Don’t just make pretty talking points. Instead, display information in a way that makes complex information clear.” Nancy Duarte, Speaker and CEO, Duarte (Tweet this)

  3. "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." —William Arthur Ward
, Author (Tweet this)

  4. "Boring and effective are mutually exclusive attributes in learning." Michael Allen, Chairman & CEO, Allen Interactions (Tweet this)

  5. “The brain remembers the emotional component of an experience better than any other aspect.”  John Medina, Author, Brain Rules
 (Tweet this)

  6. “People expect to be bored by e-Learning—let’s show them it doesn’t have to be like that!”  Cammy Bean, VP of Learning Design, Kineo (Tweet this)

  7. "Best way to respect learners: Use techniques that research has proven to work. Help people reach their goals without wasting their time.” Cathy Moore, Saving the World from Boring Training (Tweet this)

  8. “A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
, Writer and Poet (Tweet this)

  9. “The interactivity we design for e-learning must require the learner to do something that is cognitively demanding and that leads to improved performance.” Ethan Edwards, Chief Instructional Strategist, Allen Interactions (Tweet this)

  10. “Clutter is a failure of design, not an attribute of information.” Edward Tufte
, Statistician and Professor (Tweet this)

  11. “Learning is more effective when it is active rather than a passive process.” —Kurt Lewin
, Psycologist (Tweet this)

  12. “Think about what your learners need to do with that information after the course is finished and design around that.” Matthew Guyan, Learning and Development Practitioner (Tweet this)

  13. “If learners think it looks bad, you may have lost a good percentage of the battle in getting them to pay attention.” Patti Shank, Director of Research, eLearning Guild (Tweet this)

  14. "Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning." —William A. Ward, author (Tweet this)

  15. “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” —Benjamin Franklin (Tweet this)


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