Let’s look closer at each learning theory, one at a time, explaining not only their definitions but also their implication on ID today. 1. Definition Behavioral learning theory can be summarized as learning that occurs through the behavioral response to environmentally sourced stimuli .
Training has a great track record of successfully teaching learners during formal events, but our programs often don’t address informal learning. And we know learners build critical skills during unstructured, non-facilitated events, like Googling a term or asking Holly in HR for guidance.