How to Create Context-Setting Learning Objectives - Tip #162

Vignettes Learning

We are inundated by the constant and steady bombardment of information from just about any form of media available - on a daily basis. According to Dr. Daniel Levitin, PhD , author of the bestselling book This is Your Brain On Music, we process 34 gigabytes of information during our leisure time alone and we would have created a world with 300 exabytes of human made information. The most important and maybe the most critical is a change in our belief system or attitude.

Resistance to Change in Organisations is not inevitable, but how to avoid it?

MobileTrain

Information overload :there is simply too much to process, and so little time allowed for doing that in. You risk provoking very negative emotional reactions in staff if you merely ‘announce changes’; both self-worth and security are tied up in our attitudes to our work.

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Training to perform: How to overcome obstacles to better working

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This not only affects their own performance but negatively impacts the attitude and performance of their colleagues. Because if you don’t react quickly and responsibly, you run the risk that employees will seek information elsewhere that can’t be validated and assessed.

Letting Go of the Need to Know Everything: Use Context Setting Learning Objectives

Vignettes Learning

How do we make sense of the huge barrage of information that we encounter on a daily basis? According to Dr. Daniel Levitin, PhD , author of the bestselling book This is Your Brain On Music, we process 34 gigabytes of information during our leisure time alone and we would have created a world with 300 exabytes of human made information. Information overload is a growing concern and it has been discovered that the human mind can only take so much information at a given time.

How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The knowledge skills and attitude distinction is also used within this approach. audio, visuals, animations, or video), the proper location of information on screen, screen attributes (e.g. colour, size of text, or graphics), the pacing of the information, and information chunks to avoid information overload." The cognitivism use of technology is hence very instructionally oriented, focussing on proper media to convey information.

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“Brain Freeze: Does your eLearning System Cause Learning Paralysis?”

Vignettes Learning

However, the influx of information to an individual’s brain may prove to be debilitating to one’s decision making process or may result to learning paralysis for learners. Considering the limitations of the brain’s working memory to handle a certain quantity of information, elearning developers should seriously reflect on their implementation strategies. Any additional information from that point and beyond tends to hamper or paralyze people’s ability to make sound decisions.

Why Training Fails (And What HR Can Do About It)

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The key lies in choosing presenters who know their stuff, exude passion about their subject matter, and have the ability to deliver information in a way that’s memorable. Information gathering is another vital element to planning.

Onboarding retail staff with training?

Ed App

Then, focus on basics; instilling the right attitudes, training on the selling process and then putting into practice those skills so these new hires can become your brand ambassadors. Avoid information overload. Avoid stuffing unnecessary information to your new hires. At some point, every budding retail store will need to hire new employees.

Hire the heart and train the brain

Litmos

Hire for attitude, train skill. However, I am making the argument that "soft skills" should be renamed "Core Skills", in that without these skills you will not succeed in the workplace as we move beyond the industrial age to the information age. . Michael Wolfe of Point Nine Capital, states that company leaders should share as much information with their teams as they can, including meeting notes, customer feedback, key data on financials, targets etc.

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6 Free Online Training Mistakes Which Are Best Avoided

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Focus on incorporating relevant information, avoiding filler, and diversifying your content where possible. Try not to use imagery which distracts learners, and assess images based on their ability to draw attention to essential information. This gives context to information, consolidating theory so it’s more easily understood. Overload. Free online training is largely ineffective when there is too much information to take in. Cognitive overload is real.

A message about learning from the C-suite

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And all of this is happening in a very complex and expanding information environment. We know that information is being created at a rapid rate today — and that fields that used to be separate are mingling to create new areas of knowledge.

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3 Mental models for learning L&D professionals should know about

Matrix

In an age where tsunami-size waves of information are constantly hitting us and things change with unprecedented speed, the one ability that will keep people and business afloat is the one to think critically. They ensure that information acquirement is meaningful. This apparently simple method is especially useful in today’s world of information overload when it’s’ harder than ever to discern what is valuable and true.

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Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011

Jay Cross

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload - Luis Suarez , May 4, 2011. Abandon lectures: increase attendance, attitudes and attainment - Donald Clark Plan B , May 15, 2011. Ridiculous research findings on informal learning - Jay Cross , May 15, 2011. Information: What am I missing? - George Siemens , May 30, 2011. Best of Working Smarter Daily. May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011.

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Building a Compliance Training Brand

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Make this a permanent part of your corporate culture as you build a strong and positive attitude towards compliance practices. Unfortunately for lovers of passive learning design, the brain typically does not prioritize information it encounters passively. Instead, in this age of information overload, it dismisses it as trivial noise. Barraging people with information and facts is about as effective as asking them to drink from a firehose.

Interactions: to tell or to test?

Good To Great

Think about when you’ve Googled something and found yourself wading through page upon page of information, making it impossible to identify the key points. A ‘telling’ interaction can help to avoid this kind of information overload. For example: An interactive map which reveals information about specific countries as they are clicked on is more easily digested by the learner than a static list alongside a small image.

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload - Luis Suarez , May 4, 2011. Abandon lectures: increase attendance, attitudes and attainment - Donald Clark Plan B , May 15, 2011. Time’s Up – Learning Will Forever Be Part Formal, Part Informal and Part Social - Dan Pontefract , February 6, 2011. Summify – the answer to information overload? Information (3751). Fuelled by Informal learning , March 15, 2011.

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Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

How to effectively architect information for your elearning course - Free as in Freedom , February 6, 2010 As Instructional Designers, its always a challenge to balance meaningful instruction with information. Cathy Moore’s action mapping framework is a great way to create lively elearning that allows you to include just the right amount of information in your elearning course. Planning to implement informal learning? Information Overload (5).