Creating Better Content with Lessons Learned from Brain Research

CourseArc

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. Not all brains work in the same way. Creating Better Content with Lessons Learned.

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The budget didn’t fail your low-budget eLearning. What else did? Your enthusiasm to use all of it.

Eat Learn Repeat

Is this how you arrive at your project budgets? The training wasn’t very effective since we had very small budgets and couldn’t do a lot of stuff we wanted to.”. “We We couldn’t afford good quality animations in our eLearning since this is a low-budget project and hence the impact is not great”. Being a freelancer, most of the times I get to work on projects with very small budgets. Do you know what’s more important than the budget allocated for your project?

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Articulate Storyline – 9 Practical Ways To Make A Great Course Within Your Budget

Spark Your Interest

And while anyone with enough time, knowledge, and money can make an outstanding online course, can you do it on a budget? So, most importantly, we also give you 9 practical ways to make a great course within your budget using Articulate Storyline.

Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner by Jon on January 11, 2011 in Informal Learning , social learning The idea that right brained thinkers will dominate business in the coming century has been gaining momentum since it was first popularized several years ago by Dan Pink in his bestselling book A Whole New Mind.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

to associate that content with the pre-existing schema in their brains, helping them to. large budgets. reason why 80 percent of all IT budgets. world • Huge savings on IT resources (freeing up budget. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle.

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Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? by Andrea on April 15, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , Training Development , blended learning , eLearning , social learning Recently, I was lucky enough to attend a keynote speech by Dr. John Medina on his book Brain Rules at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2011 conference.

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The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support by Jolene on January 21, 2011 in Informal Learning , eLearning , mobile learning , performance support In his blog post Social Learning and the Exobrain , Simon Bostok (prolific and thought-provoking blogger at Hypergogue ), declares: The smart people in learning have been talking about shifting pretty much everything to Performance Support.

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Heroes of Learning Foundation Debut « Wonderful Brain

Wonderful Brain

About RSS Subscribe: RSS feed Wonderful Brain All Things Considered Important in Learning and Design Heroes of Learning Foundation Debut Posted on v, February, 2011 by Rich 0 For the longest time I’ve wanted to learn about the influencers who have changed the course or perspective of professional practice.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle.

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Gamification: When Too Much of a Good Thing is a Waste of Time and Budget

Coreaxis

Gamification works because of its ability to activate the human brain’s natural inclination toward competition and achievement. The post Gamification: When Too Much of a Good Thing is a Waste of Time and Budget appeared first on Core Axis. Gamification in eLearning has become incredibly popular for good reason. There are a wide range of benefits to learners that elevate learning outcomes and help organizations reach their training goals.

Gamification: When Too Much of a Good Thing is a Waste of Time and Budget

Coreaxis

Gamification works because of its ability to activate the human brain’s natural inclination toward competition and achievement. The post Gamification: When Too Much of a Good Thing is a Waste of Time and Budget appeared first on Core Axis. Gamification in eLearning has become incredibly popular for good reason. There are a wide range of benefits to learners that elevate learning outcomes and help organizations reach their training goals.

Breakthrough eLearning: Harvesting Your SMEs Brain

Breakthrough eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning Reflections on how to break through some of the barriers that prevent the achievement of excellence in eLearning.The 5-E Framework: Establish Value / Effect Change / Engage Stakeholders & Learners / Experiment / Evaluate Results Thursday, November 23, 2006 Harvesting Your SMEs Brain One of the great things about working in the eLearning field is the variety it affords.

How Financial Decisions Affect Your Mental Health and What to Do About It

Your Training Edge

adults live with so-called stress brain, that is a situation in which they’re stressed out all the time. Set a Budget. No matter how much you resist making a budget, as it will definitely impose certain limitations, you need to know how much money you have available at any moment. Featured Featured Posts 10% rule budgeting financial decisions mental health uncertainty

The Shoemaker’s Children – How Travel, Training and Social Learning Expand Your Mind

Learningtogo

The hippocampus is a remarkable structure within the Limbic system , sometimes called the “midbrain,” referring to our understanding that it evolved in early mammals as a means of separating mammalian species from more primitive species with “reptilian” brains. All learning is emotional ; we attach some emotion to everything that passes from short to longer term memory in our brains. How London Cabbies Change Their Brains. Travel Wakes Up Your Lazy Brain.

BIG DATA, GOOD INFORMATION & A WAY FOR YOU TO USE IT

Wonderful Brain

Whether one has the time or inclination to make the effort to go shopping for more information is dependent on time and budget, yes, however, when looking to make learning better and richer, drinking from the stream is often a task worth enduring. In this article I want to explore 3 connected ideas. The first is about big data, the phenomenon that now makes available enormous, staggering, volumes of information almost instantaneously.

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CRZY APOCALYPSE — 4.1 WORKPLACE ELEMENTS TO HELP YOU SURVIVE.

Wonderful Brain

Aware her intuition is calling to her executive brain, the mentee approaches the supervisor inquiring if there is a problem with her performance of that she should be aware. Nothing earns favor more in teams, divisions and entire companies than a person who says what they will do and then does it – on time, on budget, satisfying internal and external customers, completing your leg of a finish-to-start project. Yes, they are all around you. Can you see them, hear them, smell them?

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

Learningtogo

Let’s say you’re a training director getting ready to make your case for next year’s budget. Schedule some time to meet with your stakeholders well in advance of your budget recommendation, so that you can understand how they will make the budget decision and what evidence they need from you to say “yes.” Vulnerable, entitlement, diversity, transgender, fetus, evidence-based, science-based.

Learning Design: The Great, The Good and The Good Enough

Wonderful Brain

So let it go and accept the outlier will be the customization of learning only when absolutely defended by insistent clients with the budget and care to desire excellence. This could be a story about buggy whips. You might know the classic management tale of the craftsman who was proud of building the most handsome and useful whips to spur on carriage horses at the turn of the last century.

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The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

So, when budgets are tight and the dollars can’t be found for more expensive tools – here are three freemium products I’ve recently discovered that can help get your enterprise training project rolling on next-to-nothing. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project.

What is the evidence around spaced repetition

Ed App

In plainer English , during learning, electrical activity happens in the brain. This study found significant activity in the right frontal part of the brain, 543–727 milliseconds after the learning period began. EdApp spaced repetition technology in education brain boost

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The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

So, when budgets are tight and the dollars can’t be found for more expensive tools – here are three freemium products I’ve recently discovered that can help get your enterprise training project rolling on next-to-nothing. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project.

SCENARIOS ARE MINI DRAMAS…NOT A GLORIFIED Q & A.

Wonderful Brain

You are, remember writing a drama, and even if the budget won’t allow complete customization the many details can be established in less costly ways. Making it real often depends on the media and budget. Contrary to many articles published lately, scenarios are not written questions with a supposition or proposition followed by questions. They are micro dramas that bring learners onto the screen and compel interaction. Once in, learner needs to work his way out.

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People Development: Stop Spending, Start Thinking

CLO Magazine

During the 2007 financial crisis, consulting and coaching clients often asked me: “Could we deliver similar value this year from half of the budget?” I often quoted the advertising adage that says that half your budget is always wasted, but you cannot be sure which half. Choices are tough: One mistake and you can lose both your bonus and some of next year’s budget. Author of “The Leading Brain” Dr. Hans W.

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TITHING FOR TEACHERS: FOR A LEGACY OF EXCELLENCE, A LIFETIME OF TANGIBLE THANKS

Wonderful Brain

This serves two purposes; contributing is understood as a very serious commitment with long range consequence and contributions end only if the individual is out of work or retires; furthermore, it ensures the amount cannot fluctuate downward (unless circumstances such as the above occur) so the teacher can budget and rely on that income well in to retirement. This is National Teacher Appreciation Week, an opportunity to celebrate great teachers.

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WITH REGARDS TO mLEARNING: A CASE IN POINT OR UP IN THE AIR

Wonderful Brain

A change in training management and budget considerations subsequently stalled the growth of the mLearning component. I promised a colleague a week ago I’d share an experience I had producing a mobile learning project for a major airline. So to him, I apologize for this installment being a bit late…think of it as slow 3G, OK? A caveat.

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Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Treacherous Business Words Used in Learning Pt2

Wonderful Brain

In the learning business, we tend to suffer early – and when training budgets start to be trimmed think of the canary in the coalmine. So we left off with Important/Urgent and I just want to mention that what is important and urgent to someone else may be of little consequence to you. What’s the phrase,&# A failure to plan on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.&# So true. Of course know when and with whom to pick your battles, right?

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Your Inner Critic – Cueing up What You Know

Wonderful Brain

Assuming time on learning, budget and resources are fixed, core decisions must be made. However those who know how the brain works are fully cognizant of how decisions are made. Reading an article from the Behance titled “Why Your Inner Critic is Your Best Friend&# I was intrigued for a few reasons. As the author Mark McGuiness scribes, the inner critic has gotten a bad wrap – interrupting, interfering and disjointing our drive to move forward.

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Will AI Help Close the Skills Gap?

CLO Magazine

Further, more than half of employers noted a lack of budget as their most significant obstacle to upskilling employees. Google Brain , for example, is a deep learning AI research team at Google that has been focusing on using AI to build software that can design machine learning software. Technology Homepage Top Story - Left Column skills gap machine learning artificial intelligence AI reskilling Deep learning Learning House Future Workplace skilling Google Brain

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Must-have skills for successful e-learning professionals

Matrix

Learning is a complex process that engages a lot of brain function. Understanding the human brain and applying various learning models, as well as what incentives are needed before, during, and even after the learning process, helps instructional designers deliver a great learning experience for all their students. They can almost see how their teaching creates new neuronal connections in learners’ brains.

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Learning is a health issue

Lars is Learning

As I raised in an early post - training budget shock - e-learning is now very much a I'm playing a bit of catch up after a particularly busy month - although the way things are looking that'll be the pattern for the foreseeable future. The European e-learning market appears to be thriving in stark contrast to the ongoing financial crisis and what looks like an inevitable recession in the US.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Auditory Advantage

Learning Visions

Monday, March 19, 2007 The Auditory Advantage Patrick Dunn, in his latest rant, Games are not an alternative vision has this to say: The huge array of tools, techniques and approaches that games producers have developed with the benefit of their consumer-sized budgets are largely available to medium and low-end e-learning producers, if they would just apply their imagination. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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ID Support Thyself

Clark Quinn

At least other than the ones your own schedule and budget will import. Our brains have limitations that influence our ability to design. Want to dig a bit deeper into improving design processes.

Internal Training – The Future of Corporate Training

Paradiso

Online learning is replacing instructor-led training in companies’ budgets. Shared institutional knowledge reduces brain drain and information silos. The Future of Corporate Training.

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Jay Cross

Hence, this: If I’m right in foreseeing nuclear winter for training budgets, most of us are going to need to be able to use tech to accomplish our goals without emptying our pockets Among my personal goals for the year were: write something meaningful every day. learn to make short videos as easily as making a blog post.

What Color is Your Learning?

Learningtogo

Do you intentionally choose some colors over others because of their effect on the brain, or is the decision made by default to match the other rooms in the office, or the colors in the corporate logo? In this post you will learn about recent discoveries relating how the brain processes color and how a deliberate and informed use of color can support the learning process. Color is Processed in Multiple Parts of the Brain.

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Kaizen, Learning Rebels and the Zombie Apocalypse

Learning Rebels

In a decaying (rotting) state, with discolored skin and eyes: The elearning developer stripped of the creative side of their brain staring forlornly at their securely locked computer screen. Vulnerable to destruction of the brain, which kills them: Sitting at a cube and/or desk for so long without contact with real people has melted their brain, distorting their point of view. We are keeping our brains sharp, mobile and agile.

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Shaping an eLearning Solution

Zephyr Learning

To create this desire to learn we need to understand the foundations of cognitive learning processes and constructivist methods and how to implement brain stimulation to maintain knowledge development momentum. A study carried out by neurologists in Brussels stated that the brain goes in to auto-shut down after 10 minutes if it is not stimulated!

What Is Video-based Learning And Why You Should Use It

Hurix Digital

Your brain forges more cognitive connections while watching videos because so many senses are involved. It’s because of how the brain works. Reading text, for instance, requires the brain to process the information more “actively.”