White Papers

These white papers summarise our research and can help you describe the need for on use of learning transfer in your organisation.

Read our downloadable PDFs that describe Practical Training Transfer in more detail. Each paper looks at a specific concept and learning transfer ideas. Choose papers that can assist you to upgrade current learning transfer designs rather than looking at each paper in sequence. The papers explain our theories with examples that commonly occur in L&D designs. The papers include simplified transfer design plans to help you visualise how each concept works in practice.

Use the contact form to ask us for more information about how to explain the need for and the use of learning transfer practices in your designs.

Knowledge transfer is essential for a huge proportion of training globally. Science and experience tells us that remembering all that we learn is difficult without help.

This paper looks at how you can use PTT techniques to get people remembering and applying more learning in the workplace. It includes novel techniques for creating impactful reminder schemes.

Habituation learning transfer refers to the process of habituating a collection of small but connected skills to create a skill set.

This paper outlines what constitutes a habit in terms of a larger skill set. It includes strategies for teaching and embedding habits. The goal is to make all habits automatic responses.

Preparation learning transfer is concerned with the need to delay application of learning and therefore maintain skills until needed.

This paper looks at why learning application is sometimes delayed and some of the strategies employed to maintain skills over time. It includes how to think out of the box when it comes to learning design.

Perceptions learning transfer covers an approach that reduces or eliminates the psychological barriers that prevent the application of skills in the workplace.

This paper is for you if you have programs that require techniques to help you optimise the learning transfer of essential soft skills through breaking down psychological barriers.

Situational learning transfer is a strategy for leveraging the time and skills of managers to best support certain training through their involvement in the transfer process. 

This paper explains the why and when of manager involvement and helps you optimise manager’s time and influence on a learning transfer project.