This is an excellent summary of a few of the more popular myths. Check it out.
- “People have different learning styles. We need to design learning to address a variety of them.”
- People only remember 10% of what they read; they will remember 90% of what they see, hear, and do.”
- We will forget 90% of what we learn within 3-6 days’ time without reinforcement.
- “Learners know best. For maximum engagement, let learners be self-directed. If we “force” learners down a linear path, we will de-motivate them.”