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." 

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.

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eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video.  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.   B.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video.  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.   B.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video.  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.   B.

How to Create Engaging Training in the Age of the Eight Second Attention Span

TalentLMS

To teach someone anything, you first got to get their attention. That’s often a tall order in these days when the average attention span of an adult can be less than 10 seconds. Can I have your attention? We live in the era of the short attention span.

MEPP Program Moodle & Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks

MEPP Program About four years ago, the UW Department of Engineering Professional Development (EPD) approached Web Courseworks about hosting a Learning Management System (LMS). As a private sector partner, we were chosen by UW Engineering because of our attention to the workforce learner as opposed to supporting technology for on-campus learners. eLearning conferences distance learning elearning moodle The Wisconsin Idea Web Courseworks

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Creately Web Based Diagramming Tool

Moodle Journal

It was the inclusion of software design particularly UML (Unified Modeling Language) diagrams and Database design diagrams that particularly took my attention.

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The elearning attention span: How long should your project be?

Elucidat

In terms of the web, 15 minutes is a LONG time – typically, visitors to a website spend about 2 minutes on it before moving on. . So, how can you retain people’s attention and compete with other forms of digital content?

The changing Web

Learning with e's

The web is constantly changing. Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Essentially, Web 2.0 Web 2.0 Web 2.0

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Attention LMSs – I’m mad as…

eLearning 24-7

I know they are going to say, “well we need to add their graphics, skin it to match their web site or whatever they want and blah blah” Got it. If your system has had problems with 3rd party web conferencing tools, tell me.

Easygenerator to launch new free web based eLearning authoring software at #DevLearn

Challenge to Learn

This Wednesday (October 23rd) we will launch a completely new web-based free eLearning authoring tool. This web edition will be the start of a whole new generation of solutions by easygenerator. We want users to use easygenerator’s web edition without ant training what so ever.

Paying Attention to Copyright

eLearning Cyclops

And I swear if I hear another person say "I found it on the web, so it''s OK," I am going to scream. It is always troublesome to see disregard for copyright. At times it may be a lack of awareness to copyright law or it may be someone conveniently ignoring it, but either is no excuse and as members of a profession that utilizes images, video, audio, etc., we must keep ourselves aware of how we can or can''t use such content.

Assumptions about attentiveness: is eye contact engagement?

Good To Great

Keeping the attention of a room full of people when you’ve got the after-dinner slot and everyone’s been at a conference all day isn’t easy! She understands that these people are paying attention, they just do it in a different way from what speakers might be used to; this is their way of working and learning. This lady looked at me and made an assumption that I wasn’t paying attention – perhaps shopping online or browsing Facebook instead.

Pay Attention!! | Xyleme Insider

Xyleme

Home > Executive Perspective , Learning Technologies > Pay Attention!! Pay Attention!! It was a fascinating discussion because it made me realize that we tend to take things like web conferencing for granted and probably don’t dedicate the resources we should to optimize this communication channel. As a result, we now start to use web conferencing by preference, not just due to economic reasons. Home About Xyleme Insider Podcasts Xyleme Inc.

Tips and Tricks for Web 2.0

Bottom-Line Performance

This quote is appropriate for so many things – including implementing Web 2.0 (or As easy as many Web 2.0 The good news is that Web 2.0 But they won’t come out of the woodwork by magic – you have to be willing to pay attention to where the value is being added. emerging trends and technologies implementation Tips Web 2.0“For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.” - H.L. Mencken.

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When is it time to switch from a free to a paid web analytics solution?

InsiderHub

You might be new to the Web analytics scene, but if you’ve ever had anything to do with the analysis of Web user behavior, you’ve no doubt heard of Google Analytics (GA), the “Big Predecessor” of them all.

4 Tips And Examples Of Great Web-Style eLearning

eLearning Industry

The ever-growing focus on digital, along with declining attention spans, means that today’s learner is looking for an interactive and intuitive experience. Using web-style design is a great way to keep your content up to date with the 21st century. These tips and examples will help you get started. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Academic publishers could win mainstream attention

Aptara

Academic publishers could win mainstream attention. By presenting journals in a format that is more like a Web page than a static document, publishers can encourage scholars to engage with their peers' work.

Mobile devices consolidating consumer electronics attention

Aptara

Mobile devices consolidating consumer electronics attention. As IT Business related, "phablet" devices contributed twice as much Web traffic in October 2014 as they did in April.

5 tips for translation-ready web content

Saffron Interactive

When working in this way, attention to detail becomes vital, and although working in translation may seem like a daunting task, it doesn’t have to be this way. Increasingly here at Saffron, we’ve been asked to create courses so that they’re suitable for translation.

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Assumptions about attentiveness: is eye contact engagement?

Good To Great

Keeping the attention of a room full of people when you’ve got the after-dinner slot and everyone’s been at a conference all day isn’t easy! She understands that these people are paying attention, they just do it in a different way from what speakers might be used to; this is their way of working and learning. This lady looked at me and made an assumption that I wasn’t paying attention – perhaps shopping online or browsing Facebook instead.

Elements of Web-based Learning Design – Visual Strategy

CommLab India

In my previous post, Elements of Web-based Learning Design – Part 1 , we saw how to conduct a good analysis of online learners’ needs. How to Formulate the Winning VD Strategy for Web-based Training Materials? eLearning Design web based learning

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eLearning Design for Short Attention Span and Overloaded Learners

Vignettes Learning

My goal here is to provide helpful tips to engage our learners’ attention and achieve our learning objectives. At the eLearning Guild Learning Solutions Conference, March 23-25, 2011, I facilitated a breakfast session on “Design for Short Attention Span Learners.” Web 2.0

Web 3.0 - eLearning 3.0?

Tony Karrer

First let me apologize for talking about Web 3.0 Will Thalheimer posted about Web 3.0 and Learning where he is discussing what is being called Web 3.0. But Web 3.0 has been getting lots of attention for a while now. Will (and I would agree) says that there will be big impact on learning if the web could answer these kinds of queries. The Web 3.0 people are talking about is the old Web 1.0 - we deliver content, you listen.

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5 Ways to Engage Users in a MOOC course

Your Training Edge

MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses, as we all know, have successfully gained immense public attention for their ability as an innovative and cost effective educational and learning vehicle. Each learner needs personal attention.

Pitfalls, Possibilities, and Paradigms: Web 2.0 in the workplace

Bottom-Line Performance

This Friday, May 8th, Lisa Meece, a senior learning designer here at BLP, will share her views on the the hype and the promise of Web 2.0 If you still are fairly clueless about Web 2.0, Right now, a subset of us are all too cued in to the messages about Web 2.0 Others, unfortunately, still haven’t cued in that they should at least be paying attention…and forming INFORMED opinions based on checking out the tools. Click here to view the embedded video.

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Power-writing for eLearning Professionals: 6 Secrets to Great Web Content

SHIFT eLearning

After all, web writing is highly visual. Writers can create easily readable content by paying close attention to layout; for instance, using plenty of white space through short paragraphs and bullet point lists whenever appropriate.

Presentation of the Self on the Web

Web Tools for Learners

I have been, as they say, “active on the web” since the late nineties, and have really enjoyed the social aspects of it since at least 2005, earlier if you count social bookmarking. Mostly only a few people will see these presentations of ourselves, but some will go, as they say, “viral”, and draw all kinds of unexpected attention. That’s why I have focused on getting students more fluent and aware in their web use. That means being on the open web.

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Digital classrooms

Learning with e's

We even mentioned the Semantic Web (or Web 3.0 ) as a potential horizon technology for learning. Many governments will probably insist on it and legislate accordingly when they realise just how much data can be mined from personal activities across the web.

28 Web Conference Training Tips

eLearning Weekly

Companies and organizations today use web conferencing in many aspects of their organizations-to conduct meetings, collaborate on projects, demonstrate products and services, and more. Learning to use web conferencing technology is pretty easy, but there is a lot more to training via web conference than just putting on a headset, dialing up an audio-conferencing bridge, and logging onto the application. If appropriate, check time zones before scheduling the web conference.

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Zooming In on Purpose-Driven Microlearning

CLO Magazine

That challenge is compounded by a diminished attention span. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Learning Delivery attention span Avanade Bersin by Deloitte Grovo learner retention microlearning

Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Web 2.0 Jay Cross is a champion of informal learning (and author of the definitive book on the topic), Web 2.0, Do you think that some of the advancements in technology—such as Web. tools being used in learning—are getting more attention than the end result?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Web Usability

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 01, 2006 Web Usability A recent study by usability expert Jakob Nielsen about how people read (or rather scan) websites: [link] Posted by Cammy Bean at 1:49 PM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Cammy Bean Greater Boston, MA, United States View my complete profile About This Blog Subscribe in a reader Subscribe via email Are you an Instructional Designer? Can I, um, have your attention, please?

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Tips for Marketing (Online Courses) To Your Association Members  

Web Courseworks

Do not under estimate the power of networking when trying to get the attention of association members. Investing in a web-based email marketing tool is an effective and productive way to keep in touch with association members.