eLearning: Attention, Attention!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In my article, I referenced a piece by the BBC,  Turning into Digital Goldfish , where the author said "The addictive nature of web browsing can leave you with an attention span of a goldfish."  "  In my  eLearning 101: Introduction to eLearning  class, I discuss learner attention span and refer often to the domestic goldfish. In my class, I tell attendees that typical human attention spans are between 12 and 15 seconds.

5 Ideas To Getting Online Learners’ Attention

eLearning Industry

Getting learners' attention and holding onto it is a problem that most course creators and educators face. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Development Best Practices Learners Attention Online Learners Online LearningSo what can they do to bring learners in and keep them engaged? This article lists down 5 ideas that could work. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.


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8 Tips To Develop eLearning Courses For Online Learners With Attention Deficit Disorder

eLearning Industry

This article features 8 tips to develop eLearning courses for online learners with attention deficit disorder. eLearning Design and Development Accessible eLearning eLearning Best Practices eLearning Design Tips Short Attention Spans

Attention in 15 points


In these times of over-solicitation, attention is a crucial factor in our cognitive efficiency, whether we are learning new things or simply doing many of our daily tasks. From “perception” to “attention.” From one type of attention to another.

Are You Still Watching? How to Create Engaging Presentations for Virtual Learning

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

Remote meetings are here to stay - and so is the Zoom fatigue that many experience. The importance of compelling content is more apparent than ever. In this webinar, learn how PowerPoint provides terrific tools to create the kind of dynamic visual content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention. Come along to this masterclass packed with live demonstrations of how to create compelling presentations for successful meetings in a virtual and hybrid environment. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Create dynamic visuals that support persuasive stories to engage your audience Develop professional-looking designs for presentations and other content Become a PowerPoint legend with techniques to make effective presentations quickly and easily June 30th, 2022 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm GMT

Lesson 6. Attention Please! Creating Interactive & Immersive Content

eLearning Industry

Get expert tips on how to grab learners’ attention with interactive content and make effective branching scenarios for your training courses. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development Interactive eLearning Learners Attention Learners EngagementThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Multitasking or Attention Switching?

Upside Learning

Recently during one of our discussions about the way individuals work and learn, we debated whether humans are inherently capable of multi-tasking, or is it a singular task at any point in time, but are capable of rapid switching of attention from task to task. Try it out and comment here about what your take on the multi-tasking vs. attention switching debate is.

The Millennial Attention Span: A Closer Look


Our attention spans are shrinking. Are our attention spans really getting shorter? Blog Education Microlearning attention span LMS microlearningYou’ve heard it before. It’s something repeated so often that many of us simply accept it as fact. But is it true?

Using Decreasing Attention Spans to your Advantage

Origin Learning

We have been constantly bombarded with data-driven reports and survey-results that mark the sharp dip in learner attention-spans. These reports also highlight the reduced attention span among learners in the corporate world. One – memory capacity of learners is reducing and two – the dwindling attention spans. Here’s how you can overcome decreasing attention spans in learners in corporate eLearning.

Multitasking Vs. Continuous Partial Attention


What is Continuous Partial Attention (CPA)? Continuous Partial Attention (CPA) is an automatic process that enables people to simultaneously pay attention to several sources of information, whilst scanning for relevant information.

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

Competition For Attention, Is L&D Being Left Behind?

eLearning Industry

Attention is often described as the link between perception and memory; if we pay more attention to something, we are more likely to remember it later. Gamification Gamification Benefits Gamification Tips Learners Attention

Deciphering Attention


Already bouncy and sneaky by nature, our attention span is being severely strained in these times of overstraining. Yet attention is essential to our cognitive effectiveness, whether we are learning new things or simply performing many of our daily tasks. Focus on attention!

Attention Spans Are Getting Shorter

Nick Leffler

Attentions spans are shrinking, nobody can pay attention for more than a few seconds. Just to clear things up, an attention span is that thing that allows us to pay attention to something. You know, when something captures our attention because it’s so incredibly interesting and we can’t turn away. Patience goes along with attention spans, it takes patience to have a long attention span. Attention Span Statistics ).

The delusion of attention

Patti Shank

I wanted to know more about how technology impacts attention because attention is critical for learning. It also follows what science knows and is learning about attention and technology. Earlier attention scientists found that neural conduction (how the brain and nervous system transmit signals and commands) is much slower than expected. The bottom line here is that attention can be a delusion because our processing capabilities are quite limited.

Legendary Presentations: eLearning, Sales Collateral, and Defeating Death-by-PowerPoint

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director, BrightCarbon

By the end of this session, you’ll be ready to: Capture attention and maximize retention in a tiny amount of time. Presentations have a well-earned reputation for being terrible snooze-fests full of boring bullets and Death by PowerPoint.

Why eLearning Is Beneficial For Shrinking Attention Spans

eLearning Industry

The human attention span is evolving. eLearning Solutions Learners Attention Online Learning Short Attention Spans

Attention to connections

Clark Quinn

I was resonating with his list until I got to ‘attention to detail’, and it got me to thinking. Attention to detail is good, right? Now the obvious thought is lack of attention to detail, which might initially be negative, but could there be a positive connotation? What came to me was attention to connections. A colleague was describing his journey, and attributed much of his success (rightly) to his core skills: including his creativity.

Netflix, eLearning, And The Strange Paradox Of The Attention Span

eLearning Industry

Is there a case for attention span deficits in eLearning when people binge watch shows on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learner Engagement

8 Reasons Why Your Online Training Course Breaks The 8-Second Attention Span Rule

eLearning Industry

Studies suggest the current human attention span (thanks largely to our ‘black mirrors’) is 8 seconds. eLearning Design and Development Content Chunking eLearning Design Tips Learners Attention Short Attention Spans

Give Your Microlearning Strategy a Makeover

Speaker: Margie Meacham

Microlearning isn’t just a way to design new learning; it can be a way to revitalize existing content too. Join Margie Meacham for a webinar breaking down the neuroscience behind microlearning, and providing a step-by-step method for reviewing and converting existing content.

Companies should pay attention to change management! But how?? 

Creativ Technologies

The post Companies should pay attention to change management! The companies want things to change, but they have to work hard in this concern. How should companies go about change management?

How Learning Bursts Support Attention and Memory


Explore the educational and cognitive psychology behind learning bursts and the benefits to attention, memory, and learning in corporate training. The post How Learning Bursts Support Attention and Memory appeared first on AllenComm.

Tips For L&D Teams To Counter Diminishing Learner Attention Spans

eLearning Industry

Suggestions for training departments to implement in their L&D strategy to help counter diminishing learner attention spans and foster workplace learning.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 Whiteboard videos have proven to be especially attention-getting as they allow a story to unfold in front of your eyes on a blank canvas. Scribing brings a message to life through visual metaphors, captivating the viewer and holding attention until the last scene plays out. by Karin Rex, COTP. Which of the following statements do you think are true?   A. By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video.   B.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

capture their attention? Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. 3C O N T E N T S Contents Introduction PA G E 4 Five Steps to a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. PA G E 5 1 Create a project. charter. PA G E 7 2 Know your. audience. PA G E 1 0 3 Define the performance goals and. barriers.

Don’t run out of attention widgets

CLO Magazine

In effect, we ran out of attention widgets and our ability to manage was overwhelmed. Once we find a good therapist to help us put our lives back in order, we would be reminded of some basic practices to help ensure that we don’t again run out of our precious attention widgets.

Attention Span of a Gnat?

Living in Learning

Enable learning and support within the workflow. Keep things moving; breaking the chain of concentration to launch a fire safety course in the LMS while my hair is on fire makes no sense. Give me 90-seconds of Stop Drop & Roll and then let’s get on with it. Continuous Learning Learning @ the Point of Work Micro-Learning Performer Support Rants & Ramblings Technology

Flow Theory: Captivate Learner Attention With Online Training

Content Raven

Deep concentration puts people in a state of calm while immersed in a learning activity that is so engaging that time is forgotten. Research shows that early online training curricula often transmits information ineffectively without factoring the psychology of cognitive flow. learning and development elearning professional development employee engagement learning online training learning culture

3 Guiding Principles for Grabbing Learner Attention

InSync Training

How do you capture your audience’s attention when so many factors provide distractions? Watch the entire webinar replay of, Grabbing Learner Attention , for a step-by-step process for creating a professional video studio on a budget, and tricks for making learning fun. BYTE Session Recap. Recently, guest BYTE speaker Mark Harter answered this question and provided pro-tips accumulated from years of practical experience.

Overcoming Goldfish Myths & the Challenges to Attention Spans

WBT Systems

You’ve heard this one: our attention span is only eight seconds, less than the attention span of a goldfish. Let’s put this goldfish myth to bed once and for all. What we have here is a case of lazy journalism

8 Secrets To Create Attention-Grabbing Headlines For Your eLearning Course

eLearning Industry

Attention-grabbing headlines get things off to a great start and hook online learners from the first line. A great eLearning course isn’t just about great course content. In this article, I’ll share 8 secrets to create the perfect headline for your next eLearning course. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Course Description eLearning Course Marketing eLearning Course Title

Attention, leaders: Don’t ever lie

CLO Magazine

The post Attention, leaders: Don’t ever lie appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Lie (noun): an assertion of something known or believed by the speaker or writer to be untrue with intent to deceive. Merriam-Webster). I once worked with a dishonest leader.

Top EdTech Trends in the USA Market to Pay Attention to in 2023


The post Top EdTech Trends in the USA Market to Pay Attention to in 2023 appeared first on Academia ERP. The technology adoption in the current scenario is improving at a steady pace. It is the right time for educational institutions to adopt techniques that can help overall management.

That Pesky Goldfish Attention Span Myth

Usable Learning

Mine is unquestionably the goldfish attention span one. Human Behavior Wackiness Instructional Design Interesting Research Research For Practitioners attention Attention span elearning engagement Goldfish Myth Learning memory Sticky LearningI think everyone who works in the research-to-practice area has a persistent myth that annoys them the most.

Classic Learning Research in Practice – Semiotics of Graphics – Visual Attention

Adobe Captivate

When keeping the Learners Attention , the visual memory is of uttermost importance as 60% of the brain is involved in vision. As an instructional designer you can speedup and strengthen the uptake of visual information by using: Pre Attentive Attributes. Pre Attentive Attributes are simple visual attributes that can be processed extremely fast in parallel and high volume. Now count the 5’s in the same set of numbers in the below text that uses pre attentive attributes.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 Whiteboard videos have proven to be especially attention-getting as they allow a story to unfold in front of your eyes on a blank canvas. Scribing brings a message to life through visual metaphors, captivating the viewer and holding attention until the last scene plays out. by Karin Rex, COTP. Which of the following statements do you think are true?   A. By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video.   B.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 Whiteboard videos have proven to be especially attention-getting as they allow a story to unfold in front of your eyes on a blank canvas. Scribing brings a message to life through visual metaphors, captivating the viewer and holding attention until the last scene plays out. by Karin Rex, COTP. Which of the following statements do you think are true?   A. By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video.   B.

How To Grab And Keep Your Audience's Attention During Online Lessons

eLearning Industry

eLearning Best Practices Learner Engagement Learners Attention Online LearningOnline learning has become the new normal. The advancements in technology are so fast and complex that now you can get an education from the comfort of your own home.

How to Draw Attention in Video Lectures


Using Attentional Cues. Empirical evidence suggests that adding attentional cues in the instructor behavior guides learners’ visual attention and thus improves their learning performance in video lectures. Attentional cues provide non?content content information that can guide learners’ visual attention at the right time to the information taught by the instructor. Why are attentional cues beneficial for learning?