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The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?”

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Growing up: Leading with intention and attention

Rustici Software

It not only gives people flexibility to have lives outside of work, but also signals that we respect each other to make sound decisions. But it has required intention and attention to make sure that what worked then can still work today. That trust goes a long way.


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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. What is the Difference between Multitasking and Continuous Partial Attention?

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Creating Real Engagement in eLearning

B Online Learning

Well, according to the word engage is defined as: “To occupy the attention or efforts of (a person or persons)” That sounds reasonable and is definitely something we should be doing but why is there still so much poor eLearning around if so many claim to be able to create engaging eLearning?

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Should We List the Learning Objectives?

Experiencing eLearning

Thalheimer cites research on how objectives can help learners focus their attention. They do work to focus attention on what’s critical…and anything we don’t say is critical will be less likely to be learned and remembered. They help learners use their limited attention to meet the goals.

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How Visualizing Sounds Can Make You a Better Virtual Trainer - Workshop Tip 227

Vignettes Learning

One of the things I enjoy so much in the morning is listening to the chirping sounds of birds. I was very intrigued when I read the Work+Life=Reward article about how Andy Thomas, an Australian visual sound artist, has found a creative way to capture various bird calls and sounds and showcase them in video with vivid colors and form.

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eLearning: Voiceover Audio That Will Keep the Learner's Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby    How can you use your voiceover script to keep the learner's attention within an eLearning lesson? How short is our typical learner's attention span these days, after all? Probably Here are the two most important factors: Make it proportional and make it conversational. Two sentences?

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