The Neuroscience of Learning Design – Keynote presentation by Brit Andreatta #MootUS16

August 9th, 2016

Brit Andreatta, the Director of Learning and Development at, presented her keynote presentation during the recently concluded MoodleMoot US 2016 (#MootUS16) over the topic – “The Neuroscience of Learning Design”.

The video recording of the presentation is now available online and is worth a watch for 50 minutes approx. You can check it out below:

The presentation is also available online on slideshare here.

In the presentation, Brit shares about how the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system work together to create and retain new knowledge and skills.

She also shared about key findings on the neuroscience  of learning and and how these principles can be used to enhance instructional design and delivery, both in person and online.

I can say with 100% confidence that after going through this presentation you will get a lot of new ideas and new strategies for intentionally building the professional capabilities of people across all functions of your organization.

About Brit Andreatta:

Britt has been the Director of Learning and Development at, where she designed and implemented professional development programs for all global employees, ranging from individual contributors to executives. Dr. Andreatta now serves as the Senior Learning Consultant for global talent and leadership development at LinkedIn while continuing to consult, write, and speak.

What are the other research work in progress for improving the learning design? What are the new ideas you got after going through this presentation? Do share with us in the comments below.