7 Practical Guidelines From Cognitive Science for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Cognitive science research on learning, behavior change, and the development of expertise has provided a wealth of information. Marty is an expert on cognitive science and learning experience design. Practical Guidelines from Cognitive Science for Creating Awesome Learning.

Learning by Watching: Social Cognitive Theory and Vicarious Learning

Origin Learning

Rather, we have stated this example to prove a point: that observation is an intrinsic human technique to learn unfamiliar tasks or behaviors – something that has been theorized by the psychologist Albert Bandura as what he called the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’.

Introduction to Cognitive Behavior

GO1

The post Introduction to Cognitive Behavior appeared first on GO1 Learning. Human Resources Professional Development Social & Community cognitive behaviour Mental Health wellbeingDo you or does someone you know suffer from anxiety or depression? Struggling with mental health is more common than you think and it can affect you in your daily life, as well as in your workplace.

Cognitive Business

Clark Quinn

There are applications of cognitive science (including neuroscience, cognitive psychology, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, etc) to more areas of business than just L&D. I was recently reading how marketing has leveraged understanding of behavior change at a deep level. The post Cognitive Business appeared first on Learnlets. One of my mantras is that organizations need to align better with how we think, work, and learn.

What is a Cognitive Apprenticeship?

Kapp Notes

The concept of cognitive apprenticeship is grounded in the theory of Situated Cognition. Situated cognition is a theory of instruction that suggests learning is naturally tied to authentic activity, context, and culture. To grasp subjects, learners need much more than abstract concepts and self-contained examples, they need to be exposed to the use of the information and cognitive tools in an authentic activity.

Cognitive benefits of video games for adult learners

Matrix

If at first these games were terribly simple, they quickly became very complex immersive worlds that not only entertain and engage but do a lot for the player’s cognitive development. Cognitive benefits of video games for adult learners.

Situated Cognition In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

TalentLMS

In this article, I’ll shed light on the situated cognition theory, from its core principles to tips that will help you use it in your next eLearning course. Situated cognition is based on the idea that learning is most effective when it is in context.

Make Corporate Training Memorable With Cognitive Load Theory

PulseLearning

Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) is an instructional design theory that uses the science of how the human brain processes information to inform the design of learning materials so they are easy to comprehend and remember.

Why are people so dumb? (Cognitive Biases)

Usable Learning

In Intuition vs. Data-Drive Decision-Making he addresses the question about when you should follow intuition and when you should base your decisions on concrete evidence, and about the kind of cognitive biases ( confirmation bias and the fallacy of centrality ) that can cause intuition to be wrong.

Game-based meta-cognitive coaching

Clark Quinn

What naturally occurred to me was that you could put the same sort of meta-cognitive skill tutoring in a game environment, as you have to digitally create all the elements you’d need to track anyways for the game reasons, and it could be a layer on top. In a well-defined arena like a designed game environment, we can know the goals and possible actions, and start looking for patterns of behavior.

Discovering Instructional Design Part 1 – Foundations

The E-Learning Curve

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8 Learning Behaviors That Can Hinder Knowledge Assimilation In eLearning!

Growth Engineering

This consists of personal cognitions, past experiences, and opinions that shape who they are and how much they’ll learn. In fact, they may even have certain learning behaviors that prevent them from fully absorbing and retaining the subject matter.

Cognitive Tunnelling: How to Achieve Focus Through Stories

Vignettes Learning

Cognitive Tunneling When things are automated, our brains don’t have to monitor our environment. David Strayer , a cognitive psychologist at the University of Utah, likens this scenario to the dimming of a spotlight representative of the brain’s attention span.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. Myths of behavior change. But cognitive and behavioral science has proven otherwise. That’s why simply demanding new behavior almost never works in the long term.

The Top 3 US Brain and Cognitive Science University Programs

eLearningMind

We’ll be honest: There’s a huge difference between someone with a passing interest in neuroscience and someone who eat, sleeps, and breathes all things brain and behavior. NYU: Cognition and Perception Doctoral Program. Columbia University: Doctoral Program in Neurobiology and Behavior.

Aging. Can We Enhance People's Cognitive Outcomes?

Work Learning

If you work in the workplace learning-and-performance field, one of your jobs is to ensure that employees are maximizing their cognitive performance, their decision making, and their overall work output. If people's cognitive abilities decreased with age, that would be a problem.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Pract.us

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. Myths of behavior change. But cognitive and behavioral science has proven otherwise. That’s why simply demanding new behavior almost never works in the long term.

Designing Sustainable Behavior-Change with Habit Design (Michael Kim) #ASTD2014

Learning Visions

At Kairos Labs they partner with 100+ behavioral scientists. In Switch – Behavioral Economics – motivation and willpower is like riding the elephant. You have to think about where someone is on that wave when you introduce training or behavior change. Habit = unconscious behaviors. How does your brain form unconscious behaviors? It won’t create a behavior change. Tracking time is a second cognitive process.

Discovering Instructional Design 2 – Aligning Learning Theory with ID

The E-Learning Curve

Instructional Design Learning Theory behaviorism Cognitive Revolution Cognitivism Constructivism e-learning instructional design learning theoryHow do you choose to align your learner needs with a learning theory and your learning program's instructional design?

5 Reasons to Use Gamification in E-Learning

Origin Learning

Games help in development of cognitive ability. For example, a simulated game that has engineer trainees repairing different machineries that get more complex as they complete each level, will ultimately develop their cognitive ability in that area. are mostly behavioral in nature.

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Multisensory Teaching Techniques

Your Training Edge

Most students have a learning type- a way of receiving information that is optimal to their given personality and cognition. Faster Cognitive Development. Each sensory system has targets in the brain that stimulate cognitive function: Somatic/tactile learning promotes fine motor skills.

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Ten Words We Must Keep Saying About the Science of Learning (While We Still Can)

Learningtogo

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Knock-Knock! Is Anybody in There? – Why Your Brain is Still Essentially a Black Box

Learningtogo

The realization that the brain is key to understanding human behavior led to practices that might seem horrifying today, like drilling holes into the skull to treat depression, or “reading” the bumps on the head to understand the inner workings of the mind. Behaviorism and the Black Box.

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How to Integrate Social Learning in the Workplace

Origin Learning

For example, Albert Bandura’s Social Cognitive Theory stresses the importance of observational learning, imitation and modeling to learn certain behaviors. Social learning is not a new concept.

Cognition, Synesthesia, Story Telling, Webinars, Strategy, & Six Degrees

Big Dog, Little Dog

A new model has arisen over the past decade, in which visual cognition is understood not as a camera but something more like a flashlight beam sweeping a twilit landscape. How magicians control your mind - Boston Globe.

Left/Right Brain, ISPI, Working Memory, Newspapers, & Cognitive Dissonance

Big Dog, Little Dog

Split brain behavioral experiments. Keith Chen, has challenged research into cognitive dissonance - the ability of people to rationalize their choices To reduce the severity of his seizures, Joe had the bridge between his left and right cerebral hemisphers (the corpus callosum) severed.

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Past Event: Join Me in Phoenix with ATD’s Valley of the Sun Chapter, October 30-31, 2017

Learningtogo

As we all know, informal learning in a social setting is one of the most powerful ways to change behavior and learn new skills, yet many of us struggle to find those opportunities for our own development. Events Past Events AI artificial intelligence ATD ATD-VoS brain cognition education instructional design Learning neuroscience training virtual reality VR

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Join Me in Phoenix with ATD’s Valley of the Sun Chapter, October 30-31, 2017

Learningtogo

As we all know, informal learning in a social setting is one of the most powerful ways to change behavior and learn new skills, yet many of us struggle to find those opportunities for our own development.

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RETHINKING THE RAZOR “ILT HAS THE SHELF LIFE OF MILK” or an INTRODUCTION TO Instructor Led Interactive Learning (ILIL or Live Action Learning)

Wonderful Brain

Nevertheless, in learning, the end user must apply what has been transmitted, evidenced in increased knowledge or skills, improved decision-making and modified behaviors. Change Cognition Disruptive Learning ILT Instructional Design

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Don’t Try to Do So Many Things At Once

CLO Magazine

Digital Third Coast Content Manager Andy Kerns defined multitasking as the act of switching back and forth between multiple tasks — different from what many people believe the behavior to be: literally completing multiple tasks on a to-do list simultaneously.

Deeper learning

Learning with e's

Craik and Lockhart claimed that the deeper the processing, the stronger will be the trace of that memory, and thus recall will take less cognitive effort. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior , 11 (6), 671-684. This is number 5 in my blog series on major learning theories.

In two minds

Learning with e's

Psychologists and cognitive scientists have offered a number of useful theories that aid our understanding of learning. In this post we return to the cognitive domain, with an examination of Allan Paivio''s theory of dual coding. Anderson ACT-R Cognitive Architecture 2.

The science of learning: Thoughts from the experts

Obsidian Learning

With this in mind, ask some questions when designing learning: Is the new behavior/information you are teaching truly useful? – even if the benefit is clear, if using the new process/behavior/information is cumbersome, the change will not happen efficiently.

Organizational Psychology?

Clark Quinn

My background is psychology, specifically the cognitive kind (ok more cog sci than just psych, but still). And so I’ve been pushing the idea of doing a cognitive analysis of organizations, and incorporating new understandings of cognition in how we run our companies, and more.

What Is Your Digital Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

By taking this a step further with technology other industries are already using, such as cognitive analytics and natural-language dialog systems, a business will be able to predict, prescribe and serve what each learner is looking for.

Behavior, Science, Knowledge, CEO Challenges, & Group Dynamics

Big Dog, Little Dog

The survey found that past behavior wasn't the predictor of future behavior, but rather the commitment to the resolution is what drove change. Cognitive Daily. Why do you do that? Seattle PI. Explorers & Crusaders - The Daily Transcript. You can clearly divide scientists into two categories, those who build new models and those who prove old models.

A Habit-based Approach to Racial Bias

Usable Learning

This is study that has really been influencing my thinking about a habit-based approach to behavior change. This gets at behavior rather than just intent. We all carry around implicit bias.