Are You a Modern Learner?

Crystal Kadakia Posted by Crystal Kadakia, HR Consultant, Owner, Invati Consulting.


We design learning for an increasingly diverse environment, spanning regions, ages, generations, functions, and roles.

We design learning for an increasingly diverse environment, spanning regions, ages, generations, functions, and roles. But are you a modern learner? What does it mean to be a modern learner? Picture the last time you needed new information or to learn a new skill, personally or professionally. How did you discover the answer? Chances are, you used a search engine, read articles, or watched videos until you closed your knowledge gap. You may have also asked a friend, colleague, or social network for the answer. The content you found was probably rated by others as good content and may have even been crowdsourced and created by someone who isn’t a known expert. A modern learner is someone who is in an environment where content changes fast and learning needs change even faster. Modern learners want answers right away and rely on a wide variety of sources to find the answer. In other words, almost everyone today is a modern learner! Consider the changes that have taken place in the last 20 years: the evolution of digital technology, globalization, and demographic shifts including the diverse generations in today’s workplace. These have created a new world of learning. Digital technology has created […]