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Writing Process from Brain Dump to Storyboard

Experiencing eLearning

Specifically, she wanted to know how I get from content like a SME “brain dump” to a finalized storyboard that’s ready for elearning development. Sometimes, a SME writes some sort of “brain dump” of what they know and think is important. Last week, an ID asked me about my writing process.

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Why A Micro Content Strategy Works And How Brain Science Supports This Learning Method

eLearning Industry

Microlearning ties into the wiring and function of the human brain. This article examines the connections between MicroLearning, brain science, attention spans, and Just-In-Time delivery. No matter the various learning styles and preferences, learning in smaller bites works. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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How BRAIN-SCIENCE and a Psychologically Safe Environment Transforms Virtual Learning

InSync Training

The term “brain-science” is used to introduce new and improved approaches to instructional design and delivery. Experienced facilitators strive to create a psychologically safe environment where learners feel free to ask questions without judgment or ridicule from their peers.

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Creating Better Content with Lessons Learned from Brain Research


from Brain Research. The brain is arguably one of the most complex organs of the body, and one we still do not fully understand. Understanding the brain helps us understand learning. What we know about how the brain functions has advanced by leaps and bounds since the 1990s (dubbed the Decade of the Brain by the U.S.

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Brain Fog HQ: Memory Enhancement Techniques for Professional Development

Speaker: Chester Santos – Author, International Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach, Corporate Trainer, Memory Expert, U.S. Memory Champion

In October, scientists discovered that 75% of patients who experienced brain fog had a lower quality of life at work than those who did not. At best, brain fog makes you slower and less efficient. At worst, your performance and cognitive functions are impaired, resulting in memory, management, and task completion problems.

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The Brain Science of Keeping Resolutions


The Brain Science of Keeping Resolutions. The Brain on Change. One of the key points in that article is that our brain is structured with one primary purpose: to keep us alive so that we can transmit our genes to the next generation. Changing the Brain to Change Behavior. Rich Brain/Poor Brain.

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Your Brain on Change


Your Brain on Change. The first thing we need to understand about the human brain is that it evolved to keep us safe in a dangerous world, where our ancestors met deadly threats at every turn. For those of us who are responsible for change management, we need to consider how the brain responds to change. by Margie Meacham.

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Leading Successful Change to Remote Training

Speaker: Dr. Britt Andreatta, PhD, CEO, 7th Mind, Inc.

Whether you’re managing the impromptu digital transformation of your company, or training new employees at a distance, make time to join Dr. Britt Andreatta, former Chief Learning Officer at and author of several books on the brain science of success, as she covers: The unique challenges of training employees in new software - especially (..)

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science!

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Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Does digital media work differently in the brain than information coming in from "the real world?" Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. When you understand how the brain works, you'll find that your work is easier, and your results are better.

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From Surviving to Thriving: Returning to what science says about how we think, work, and learn

Speaker: Clark Quinn, Ph.D., Author and Executive Director of Quinnovation

The underlying reason is that we’re not well aligned with how our brains really work! In this session, Dr. Clark Quinn, Executive Director of Quinnovation and author of the forthcoming book Learning Science for Instructional Designers and Revolutionize Learning & Development , will lead us through how our brain works.

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The Recruiting Crossword Puzzle

Test your recruiter-brain with this crossword puzzle, which reveals the best ways to move forward in your efforts with every answer! You can solve your recruiting problems using new tools and data specifically designed to help do your job: find top passive talent and fill those open reqs – faster than you thought possible.

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How Healthy is Your Learning Program? Protect the Physical and Mental Health of Your Learners With These Insights From Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer of Learningtogo, LLC

The answers to these questions lie in new scientific research on how online learning can actually alter the structure of the brain -- and these changes might be inhibiting learning, making your employees physically ill, and motivating them to run from you as fast as they can. Why are our best people looking for other jobs?

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Give Your Microlearning Strategy a Makeover

Speaker: Margie Meacham

How microlearning builds engagement and retention in the learner’s brain. Microlearning isn’t just a way to design new learning; it can be a way to revitalize existing content too. You’ll learn…. A step-by-step method for evaluating existing content to determine if it is a good fit for a microlearning approach.

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Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.