Research the work of psychologist Hermann Ebbinghaus and his work on memory. He was interested in learning retention. Ebbinghaus wrote about how a significant amount of material can be forgotten within 20 minutes to 1 hour of learning it. Write a brief analysis about his forgetting curve. Identify at least 1 learning method that can help your learners retain information from your course longer. Also, be sure to address the following:
Why is it important to understand how adults learn and maximize learning in the workplace?
How does this knowledge about adult learning contribute to an organization’s learning return on investment (ROI)?