The Great Multitasking Myth

Unicorn Training

It's about exposure to technology not when you were born.Just such an observation was heavily underlined by a recent review of the literature from Kirschner and De Bruyckere published in Teaching and Teacher Education (1). this bears out, the idea that learning is most effective when learners focus on the learning rather than multitasking is an important point to consider when designing mobile-first experiences.

4 Qualitative Reasons to Adopt Game-Based Learning


This is how game-based learning enhances the ability to multitask. Creating a game-based learning approach is cost-effective with the most advanced technological improvements.


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Four Task Management Tips to Increase your Productivity

CLO Magazine

Previously, we examined multitasking , uncovering the fact that the human brain cannot perform two tasks at the exact same time. The origin of the term “multitasking” is in reference to a computer’s ability to simultaneously complete multiple tasks.) The article recommends that focus be on effective task management rather than multitasking. Turn off or hide the technology pop-ups (e.g., Ask A Gen Y multitasking productivity task management

3 Employee Training Challenges Solved with Technology (and how to figure out more)

WalkMe Training Station

It’s tempting to think that all of our problems can be solved with technology, but until we reach the singularity , training and development managers will continue to face the challenge of choosing when to use technology and not. However, there is definitely a plethora of actual market-ready technological solutions out there to choose from. Below are three challenges facing employee training where technology provides a unique advantage over conventional methods.

7 Compelling Reasons Your Sales Force Needs Mobile Learning

CommLab India

Here we present seven major reasons to adopt mobile learning to address the changing training requirements of your sales force. The need to multitask and hyper competition have robbed sales training time in large enterprises. We live in the era of rapid technological developments, so the sales force needs frequent training to adopt the new procedures, technologies, and strategies. Learning Technology mobile learning

Offer a More Accessible UI & UX with Inclusive Web Design

Your Training Edge

Companies and businesses will only be able to generate profits if they adopt more inclusive mindsets for all product creations. Audio commands and screen readers allow easy multitasking and are more accessible to all kinds of people anywhere in the world. Accessibility is not just a useful design practice for the disabled: it is here to create a better experience for all kinds of users. A famous saying goes, “ Accessibility is solved at the design stage.”.

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5 Ways to Improve Medical Continuing Education Courses


Are you also dealing with limited resources, so you end up multitasking and spreading yourself thin? Are your medical professionals happy with your CME courses? Do you have low completions or negative feedback on any course?

A Lesson Plan for eLearning

Coffee and Design

We work in a world of limited attention spans, unlimited demands on people’s time, and endless multitasking, Kelly says. If technology adoption occurs faster because the sales force is better-trained, we have real business impact that’s measurable. ” New technologies require new leaders. I came across Harold Jarche ‘s blog today where he discussed, a brief history education delivered via The Internet, see Learning is Connecting. Check it out.

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Instructional Design Tips to Create eLearning to Train Corporate Millennial Workforce

Adobe Captivate

Multitaskers. Embrace digital learning technologies such as mobile learning, learning analytics, gamification, augmented reality and virtual reality to get the best out of online training. Please do share what other instructional design strategies do you adopt to bring the desired learning outcomes in the corporate online training. “Modern Instructional Design can address the millennial learning needs and help you create an effective eLearning.”

Mobile Learning in India

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In addition, cell phones complement the short-attention, casual, multitasking style of today’s young learners. Such phones with voice only technology can be used to learn languages, literature, public speaking, writing, storytelling, and history amongst a whole range of topics. Almost any sort of learning content and interaction technology can be delivered to the phone using this method. Similar to India, it’s hard to quantify adoption in more developed markets.

Information Overload: The Plague of Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

They must also create great experiences for their customers by leveraging the increasingly complex technology landscape that has become part of life. There are new technologies to navigate, new processes to engineer and adopt and entirely new conversations that need to take place at work and with customers. Studies show how information overload, multitasking and prolonged repetition impair productivity, performance and decision-making. The world has changed.

How to Make Orientation Virtual and Accessible

3Play Media

Invest in Technology. Technology has the ability to bridge connections between people, including students and faculty. That’s why it’s crucial to invest in technology that will keep students engaged and that is accessible. .

Are You Ready for These 5 Trends in 2018?


There’s every reason to believe that AR will continue on its path toward mainstream adoption in 2018. Soon, workers will expect immersive technologies, such as virtual reality and AR to enrich their learning experiences, helping them to gain knowledge and retain information – and better prepare them for the work realities of the (very near) future. 2018 will see more and broader adoption of AI in the workplace as AI moves from a novelty to a core productivity resource.

9 Reasons Why eLearning Is the Future of Education

Hurix Digital

With the increased adoption of the Internet and new technologies, it is possible to access quality education online using a computer and web connection. It is the technological era when eLearning in education is quite common and a revolutionary concept, too. Also, you will learn how to manage your time effectively and be a multitasker, too. Technology has forever changed the way how is education delivered and shared.

Top 7 Training Administrator Pet Peeves – And How To Address Them

Training Orchestra

She’s great at multitasking, and keeping her records pristine, but manually inserting numbers into massive Excel sheets takes time. Humans can’t compute or filter large numbers as well as technology can, and training administrators aren’t machines. When companies adopt global training programs, it should not require training administrators to learn one or two – or ten – new languages. Top 7 Training Administrator Pet Peeves.

Top 6 Training Administrator Pet Peeves – And How To Address Them

Training Orchestra

She’s great at multitasking, and keeping her records pristine, but manually inserting numbers into massive Excel sheets takes time. Humans can’t compute or filter large numbers as well as technology can, and training administrators aren’t machines. When companies adopt global training programs, it should not require training administrators to learn one or two – or ten – new languages. Top 6 Training Administrator Pet Peeves.

Why Microlearning is the Answer to Corporate Training Challenges?


Modern businesses are in a constant state of flux and success in today’s world is more dependent on speed than size – the speed at which employees can quickly understand and implement the latest technology and how quickly they can close knowledge/skill gaps. In fact, 92% organisations are keen to adopt it in their training structures. Multitasking is the essence of today’s fast-moving corporate landscape.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

Psychological research from Christy Price, published in 2009 described how to engage millennial learners: Make your class multimedia, incorporating more variety and shorter content to allow students to multitask. In the workplace, the pace of work is also accelerating with people expected to accomplish more in less time, thanks largely in part to the growing use of technology.

The Need to Stop and Reflect – The Need for Engagement.

Learning Cafe

We are told that we can multitask and we are getting better at it. However, the need for understanding and adopting the social frameworks that are driving this important reformation are also providing an endless supply of distraction… some good and some not so good. Left unchanged and unregulated, these same technologies have the potential to swallow us. Conversely, those organisations that have not adopted the brave new world have also perished (aka Borders).

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eLearning Learning Posts

eLearning Strategy - eLearning Technology , September 14, 2009. Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank - eLearning Technology , September 15, 2009. Why Studies About Multitasking Are Missing The Point , September 15, 2009. Community of Practice for Facilitators : pilot, adoption and participation , September 13, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. September 11, 2009 to September 18, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

12 Adoption Strategies for Web 2.0 Portrait of a Multitasking Mind - Scientific American , December 14, 2009. eLearning Templates – 20 Resources - eLearning Technology , December 7, 2009. The New News - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , December 20, 2009. Informal Learning Flow is back! It’s my one-stop-shop for keeping up with things that influence informal learning — and generally don’t show up on traditional learning sites.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

I will say that adopting TweetDeck on both my desktop and my iPhone has made it a much better tool for me. Morphing Into Social Learning and Informal Learning In the post, Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009 , the top two hottest topics across all the eLearning Learning blogs were Twitter and various forms of social/informal learning, especially as it relates to the use of technology to support this. eLearning Technology.

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eLearning Learning Posts

Five New Influences on the Future of Learning Technologies <!–( Top 99 Workplace eLearning Blogs - eLearning Technology , August 24, 2009. Social Media Revolution - eLearning Technology , August 17, 2009. Trends in Learning - eLearning Technology , August 31, 2009. Social Software Adoption - eLearning Technology , August 10, 2009. A challenge to the multitask assumption - Clive on Learning , August 27, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning.


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eLearning Learning Posts

Rapid Learning Management Systems - eLearning Technology , October 20, 2009. eLearning Portal Integration - eLearning Technology , October 13, 2009. Presentation Backchannel Multitasking - eLearning Technology , October 29, 2009. Top 8 Reasons Why Training Providers Are Adopting eLearning - Upside Learning Blog , October 29, 2009. Personal Learning Environments - Concept not Tool - Learning Technology Learning , October 16, 2009.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2017

Limestone Learning

Real-world case studies from insurance, financial services and technology firms that have robust channel businesses. You’ll learn: Why progressive learning leaders are including marketing in their technology implementations. Simple modifications you can make to increase tool adoption and usage. But how do you keep learners engaged in today’s multitasking work environment? Ways to leverage extended learning to increase market awareness and product adoption.

Free L&D webinars for November 2017

Limestone Learning

An accelerating rate of technological change and other disrupters are transforming organizations and reducing the longevity of organizations and job skills. Research shows jobs skills are rapidly changing, with technology replacing some skills, some jobs being replaced with technology, and new jobs being added. To combat these pressures, healthcare organizations are turning to technology and analytics to improve performance in complex, urgent environments.

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Beyond iPoding

Kapp Notes

Moving Beyond Music or Voice As with any new technology, at first there is unbridled enthusiasm or irrational exuberance quickly followed by fear and loathing and then the technology settles down into an every day tool. The wide spread adoption of MP3 Players like Apple's iPod products has lead to an entire ecosystem of tools, accessories and content providers. It provides an opportunity for them to multitask.

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10 Learning Strategies to Take Your Training to the Next Level


Since employees are always multitasking on jobs, what’s learned is often soon forgotten. While these concepts need to be adopted by a group of employees, the employees may not understand how these concepts relate to their daily work lives. In other words, the computer learns about a person through their interactions digitally where a human learns new technology and skills through the computer. .

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eLearning Learning Posts

The Classroom as a Learning Technology. Presentation Backchannel Multitasking - eLearning Technology , October 29, 2009. Top 8 Reasons Why Training Providers Are Adopting eLearning - Upside Learning Blog , October 29, 2009. Technology Adoption Continuum: Types of Adopters - Kapp Notes , October 23, 2009. The Big Question: How should presenters address multitasking? Best of eLearning Learning. October 23, 2009 to October 30, 2009.

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