The Shoemaker’s Children – How Travel, Training and Social Learning Expand Your Mind


The hippocampus is a remarkable structure within the Limbic system , sometimes called the “midbrain,” referring to our understanding that it evolved in early mammals as a means of separating mammalian species from more primitive species with “reptilian” brains. Travel Wakes Up Your Lazy Brain.

Are You Riding the Waves or the Ripples? Tracking Learning Trends

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: The Thought/Action Wave and the Brain/Technology Wave are two particular learning principles that enable faster, cheaper and easier learning. The alternative approach: “Thought and Action are One” (learn and apply, learning by doing) gained popularity.

Learning New Skills

Bottom-Line Performance

I want to learn to play video games, because I think it will boost my brain in ways that I am excited about – and I think it will make me a better learning designer. Video games change your brain in ways not directly addressed in the game. One of my favorite presentations, by Dr. Ralph Chatham talked about ways games change the brain. Gamers can also track more variables in their head. Tags: Uncategorized Brain games learning

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Visuals and Visual Thinking

Association eLearning

And there are lots of articles floating around that discuss how much faster the human brain can supposedly process images than it can process words. Have you ever sketched something out on the back of a napkin or drawn a mindmap to keep track of ideas during a brainstorming session?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

How it’s Viewed7 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Pages Interactive8 The Sky’s the Limit with the Cloud9 Translate Your Learning into Hundreds of Languages10 Track and Analyze Exactly how. to associate that content with the pre-existing schema in their brains, helping them to.

Will at Work Learning: Technology for Measuring Social Interactions. Can We Use This For Learning?

Work Learning

MIT researchers have developed a technology to track peoples social interactions, for example, at a conference. The system could track the number of interactions the store manager had with each employee, and the interactions the employees had with each other. Admittedly, quantity doesnt equate to quality, but by tracking such social contact, managers might get a start in thinking about increasing the number of "learning opportunities." View an alternate.

How to create spaced repetition?

Ed App

This helps your brain to recall what was learned during the older sessions. The harder the human brain is challenged to remember past information, the better a person is able to recall it in the future. It will also keep you on track with the information being acquired in each session. Alternatively, if the above steps seem difficult to create or follow, opt for a spaced repetition software or app.

Emergent & Semantic Learning

Clark Quinn

However, as you track outcomes, e.g. success on practice, and start looking at that by doing data analytics, you can start trolling for emergent patterns (again, made up).

Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification

Your Training Edge

As Frank Farrall of Deloitte Digital said: “If you can gamify the process, you are rewarding the behavior and it’s like a dopamine release in the brain.”.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015


Lumosity — An app designed by neuroscientists to help make your brain better, faster, STRONGER! Feedly tracks what you''ve read, enables you to star articles to save for later, and easily share your favorites across your social media networks.

5 Rules for Successful Microlearning

ATD Learning Technologies

And whatever it takes to keep yourself competitive, it is considerably harder to keep track of and manage the skill half-lives of your teammates or employees. Track organizational changes like product launches and global expansions.

Keynote Resources from #LUC2017

Kapp Notes

Games accommodate failure with multiple lives, second chances and alternative methods of success. Research indicates that our brains grow when we make a mistake because it is a time of struggle. The Lectora 2017 Users Conference promises to be an exciting and engaging event.

8 Small Changes That’ll Make a Big Difference To Your eLearning Videos


Our brains are programmed to react strongly to images. We aren’t suggesting that you compose a new track for each course–after all, this is a post on how to make your eLearning videos better. But, again, pick a track with your objectives in mind.

Learning in the Workflow


A rule of thumb is that things based upon how our brains work is a good starting point. But what’s an alternative when that’s decreasingly possible? Going forward, we’ll be able to track individual interactions and recommend or provide coaching opportunities ‘in the moment’.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 2 – Practice Makes Perfect


What makes learning stick is spacing out the practice so that there is time for the brain to rest and then get reactivated. Any practice you track is assessment, and so inherently the final practice is summative assessment. Provide challenging alternative choices based on common misconceptions. Also, in designing practice, make sure that the alternatives to the right answer are not just obvious or silly, but reflect ways in which learners go wrong.

Video’s Role in Your Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

By serving as an alternative to classroom training (or other in-person events such as seminars and conferences), video eliminates travel expenses. Our Brains Are Wired for Video. The right video platform gives you tools to track how effective the videos are. If video is the future of education, it should probably play a role in your organization’s training strategy.

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Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

The learning science—the marriage of psychology and brain science—is clear: XR technologies have the potential to provide cheaper and more effective healthcare training than traditional approaches. The psychology and brain science behind these technologies.

With a little help from our friends: the services we use to build our business


However, after the Mandrill fiasco , we had to look for an alternative solution. We are not yet fully committed on Slack, but seems like a nice alternative to Skype’s informational chaos. We like the program because of its usability, no-brain sharing tools, and flat learning curve.

Will Artificial Intelligence bring real smarts to eLearning?


Fast forward forty years and computing advances later, alternative research approaches such as deep learning, and new business models are making AI research relevant once more. Intelligence seems to be making a comeback.

Bend & Flex: Building Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

Explore what-ifs and alternative histories for projects in which you’ve been involved. When a risky project fails, don’t scramble to cover your tracks or look around to see who you can blame. Your team should also curate learning content so that you create a powerful brain trust and no one feels they must reinvent the wheel.

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5 Rules for Successful Microlearning

ATD Learning Technologies

And whatever it takes to keep yourself competitive, it is considerably harder to keep track of and manage the skill half-lives of your teammates or employees. Track organizational changes like product launches and global expansions.

Video’s Critical Role in Your Digital Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

By serving as an alternative to classroom training (or other in-person events such as seminars and conferences), video eliminates travel expenses. Our Brains Are Wired for Video. The right video platform gives you tools to track how effective the videos are.

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Workplace learning is like learning a second language

Jane Hart

  But  even if a LMS had existed, it certainly is a ludicrous idea to think that it could have come with me to Germany to track all the conversations I had or overheard, all the TV programmes I watched, or all the magazine and newspaper articles I read.    And it is this common goal that we need to encourage and support, rather than try and track and monitor and manage activity in traditional management systems. 

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The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 2


In smaller organizations, where fewer people are responsible for all aspects of the training program, including budgeting, Excel can help you track down training-related expenses, course effectiveness (e.g.

Making Your eLearning Stick: 8 Tips & Techniques For Learning Retention


It helps the learner keep track of their own progress and lets them see what they have learned and retained. Another alternative could be an audio guide. As a training manager, you already know what makes for a great eLearning experience: well-designed content, engaging and informative.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Has it established a proper track record? You may want to ensure that learner progress is able to be tracked in great detail. We used to say that the instructional designer was more of a right-brain, creative type and the developer was more of a left-brain, logical type, though of course the division isn’t really that clear cut. Learnnovators: Our hearty congratulations to you on being awarded the ‘Best Alternate Solution’ in the eLearning Guild Solution Fest 2014.


Wonderful Brain

CMDK: Alternatively, we could examine an individual who is relatively unskilled or less knowledgeable. Then they’ll let you know, that they know, and how they’d be glad to help you get on track. Yes, they are all around you. Can you see them, hear them, smell them?

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

In this webcast, we’ll examine five serious pitfalls that make YouTube a poor choice for hosting your company’s training videos, then look at the pros and cons of six alternatives to find smarter places for your business to keep its video safe.

Will at Work Learning: Neon Elephant Award 2007 to Sharon Shrock and Bill Coscarelli

Work Learning

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Master your LMS implementation with this checklist


The top-level portal is the brains of the operation controlling your eLearning ecosystem. Alternatively, you can use LearnUpon’s course builder. Video files (with or without tracking). Deciding which LMS to go with may be one of the most challenging parts of selecting an LMS.

Here Are Ten Rules to Create Engaging Elearning

Rapid eLearning

If all you’re trying to do is share information and track completion before December 31, then build a course that’s appropriate for those objectives. In the same way, you can’t expect to shovel new information on top of new information in the brain.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond


As soon as budgets became tighter, particularly following the global financial crisis in 2008, the more forward-looking Chief Learning Officers, HR Directors and business leaders looked to alternative approaches. Key capabilities include understanding performance support and the options it offers, understanding and tracking developments in learning technologies and other technologies that may be used to support learning and development, and also rapid development skills.

Brainstorming: From Dark Clouds to Sunshine

Learning Cafe

I’m not saying that off-site brainstorming activities are ineffective, and sometimes there is no alternative due to office space restrictions. Keeping track. A few months ago I led a brainstorming session for an organisation wanting to break into a new market and differentiate on service and price. The session was successful in that some great ideas were put forward by the group and some of the ideas are now being closely investigated.

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Will at Work Learning: Learning Measurement 5 -- E-Learnings Role in Measurement

Work Learning

E-learning can track incoming proficiency through the use of pretests to determine whether the learning program actually meets a need, or determine who it meets a need for. E-learning can track pretest to posttest changes. E-learning, because it can access and track learners at more than one point in time, can measure how well the learning intervention has performed in creating long-term remembering. View an alternate.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Inexpensive alternative to training. Now they store information in their outboard brains — their hard drive, or, more likely, the cloud. Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. Executive Summary 3. Where Corporate Learning Came From 3. Corporate Learning Today 5.