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." 

4 Ways to Boost Attention Intelligence (AQ) in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

The aggressive rise of technologies constantly demanding our attention and focus is changing the way we interact and relate. Consequently, attention quotient (AQ) is becoming just as important as IQ and EQ in determining professional and organizational success.

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How to Draw Attention in Video Lectures

learnWorlds

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

Competing for a Learner’s Attention

LearnDash

While there are probably varying degrees of “good”, an effective course by my definition has the following characteristics: It satisfies the stated objectives. There are so many things that are competing for our attention. Online courses are pretty great.

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. Create effective microlearning, incorporating compelling visuals, engaging animation, and impactful multimedia.

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. Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. by Karin Rex, COTP.

Helping Learners Pay More Attention: Can Classroom Strategies Work for e-learning?

G-Cube

In a classroom scenario, students are physically present in their classes, but not paying attention to all the lessons being taught. This lack of attention is evident in the results of the review assignments, quizzes, or exams.

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. Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. by Karin Rex, COTP.

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. Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. by Karin Rex, COTP.

Why HR Should Pay Attention to Employee Development Plans

Your Training Edge

That’s why, today, companies pay more attention to their employees and they look to reward them in more ways, other than just giving them their agreed upon salary. For modern businesses, taking care of employees has become an essential thing.

Give Your Microlearning Strategy a Makeover

Speaker: Margie Meacham

Attract Students’ Attention in 30 Seconds or Less

Experiencing eLearning

Better Beginnings: How to attract students’ attention in 30 seconds or less. Official description: Information overload, tripletasking, hyperchoice, and short attention spans are just a few of the symptoms of the modern client.

Rediscovering Productivity Through Attention Management

Learning Wire

No matter how much you block out your calendar, your smartphone and email are always alerting you to something new that demands your attention. From Time Management to Attention Management. How you manage your time is only relevant to the extent that you also devote your attention.

Everybody is Paying Attention

Training Industry

Furthermore, it provides imagery that encapsulates the complexity (perhaps the inescapable irony) of consistently and effectively influencing others. So what kinds of things do we pay attention to? To be a best-selling author these days you almost have to possess the ability to stop readers in their tracks by offering up something provocative. Consider Simon Sinek’s best-selling book “Leaders Eat Last” as a testament to this assertion.

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.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. specifies the most effective and. project charter can be an effective tool to determine if content belongs. effective meetings. create effective. create effective.

Why Mobile Learning Can Grab Millenials’ Attention

Mindflash

When you really dig into why mLearning can be so effective in the workplace and then find creative mLearning applications, you’ll grab the attention of your Millenial workforce, and other generations in your workforce, too. It’s Effective.

How your Student’s Attention Span affects your eLearning Platform

Academy of Mine

Did you know that with the advent of increased technology in our day-to-day lives that the average human attention span has actually gotten shorter over time? In fact, the average human attention span of 8 seconds is shorter than that of a goldfish’s at 9 seconds… .

Keeping Your Learners’ Attention: How Our Brain Decides What to Focus On

Learnkit

These thoughts can be true for some, but if elearning is presented effectively, with the learner’s attention span in mind, we can see a shift in this ideology. To curb learners from being distracted, elearning needs to be designed to grasp the learner’s attention.

Classic Learning Research in Practice – Sensory Channels – Keep the Learners Attention

Adobe Captivate

Once the learner feels connected , we need to maintain his attention and avoid multitasking. But this can lead to misinterpretation when senses conflict (The McGurk effect). As a learning professional it is important to get the full attention of the learner.

Attention-Grabbing eLearning Design: 5 Techniques You Should Try

SHIFT eLearning

PAY ATTENTION! When you pay attention, you are far more likely to retain that information. Effective eLearning course design starts with understanding the science of attention.

Grab Their Attention!

SmartBuilder

Aren’t learners entitled to content that grabs their attention, involves them in the action, and engages their imagination and desire to do well? What’s needed are some creative and effective ways to start an elearning experience. and are more likely to pay attention.

Attention to detail

Learning with e's

Recent films credits include the digital effects for The Adventures of Tin Tin, District 9, Master and Commander, The Lovely Bones, Avatar and King Kong. We can all learn a lot from Jackson and from the art of movie making, especially the painstaking attention to detail that is involved.

4 Success Factors for Effective Blended Learning

InSync Training

As content becomes more complex, learner attention spans shorten, and new technologies emerge, a combination approach to training offers engagement and impact. But what stars need to align in order to create an effective blend? Virtually There Session Recap.

7 Techniques to Capture Attention in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Regardless of the extent of your background in instructional design, I think just about everyone can agree that capturing learners’ attention at the start of an eLearning course (and engaging interest throughout) is critical. In the spirit of sharing some basic ideas while keeping this simple, below are seven techniques designers can use to capture learners’ attention at the start of an eLearning course. --1-- By Shelley A. Gable.

Creating Great Forms, Lip-Synching for Animation, and Writing Attention-Grabbing Intros: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

What do you know about lip syncing After Effects animated characters with phonemes? In After Effects, this technique can be done in many ways, some more efficient than others. Lip Sync in After Effects. Tips to Create Attention-Grabbing eLearning Course Intros .

Grab your learner's attention

nawmal

An animated introductory video will quickly focus your learners’ attention – setting the tone, helping to navigate the course, and ultimately becoming their guide. Using video to tell your story is the most effective way to engage learners and connect with their emotions. Here, Independent Learning Consultant Allyson Benavides explains why using nawmal videos is so powerful. Each of these videos was created and completed in less than 5 hours.

Why Pay Attention to Games?

Facilitador

Motivational factors can have a direct effect on learning transfer. Our challenge in the corporate learning and development arena is to seize opportunities in which we can find creative, innovative and cost-effective ways to leverage intrinsic motivators.

Attention-Grabbing Elements of eLearning Design

Designing Digitally

No one would argue that the content of an eLearning course is the most important component of a truly effective learning experience. There’s still another factor that has a major effect on how effective an eLearning training course can be, and that’s design.

eLearning: Effective Use of Fonts

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Rather, they pack a punch for grabbing attention or evoking an emotion, so use them sparingly. by Sally Cox    Different fonts evoke different emotions, and some fonts are more readable than others.

The 8-second attention span; or, I'm fine if goldfish are more patient than millennials

Ontuitive

In spring of 2014, Microsoft Canada released the results of a study on media consumers that claimed attention spans are shrinking. In spring of 2014, Microsoft Canada released the results of a study on media consumers that claimed attention spans are shrinking.

3 Tips to Boost your Attention Management Capabilities

Learning Wire

Attention management can be an effective, impactful way to get our control back and to break the cycle of constant distraction. Here are three concrete ways to can help you achieve attention management. Want to find out more on personal productivity?

Effective talent management – rules across the globe

Your Training Edge

Achieving a company’s goals by effectively managing its human resources is a cornerstone of good talent management. Include: Other companies believe employees at all levels deserve attention and a chance to perform well and better their potential.

TechSmith Camtasia: Recording Effects

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      When Camtasia developers need to add attention-grabbing visual affects to a software demonstration created using the Camtasia Recorder, the work is typically accomplished by editing the recording in Camtasia Studio.

Continuous Partial Attention Is The New Norm In Learning

eLearningMind

If multitasking had a cousin, it would be continuous partial attention (CPA): The ability to pay attention to more than one thing for an extended period of time. What are some of the ways to tell if you have continuous partial attention? Basically, if you are constantly only giving activities or interactions just part of your attention, you have CPA. Connect with us here to utilize continuous partial attention to your advantage in your learning strategy.

Delivering Course Content Effectively: The Segmenting Effect

learnWorlds

Given this fact, shouldn’t we be concerned about effective course delivery? When multiple sources of information are in a learning environment, this may also hinder learning (split attention effect). What it the Segmentation Effect.