Classic Learning Research in Practice – Neurotransmitters – Balance the Brain

Adobe Captivate

People care because our triune brain , has an emotional side. This emtional side or emotional brain it is kept in balance by our neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are also known as the fast chemical messengers, and enable neurotransmission in the limbic (emotional) brain. So basically, our brains are on drugs pretty much all the time. No matter what our emotions are, the triune brain powered by the neocortex still enables free will.

Classic Learning Research in Practice – Neurotransmitters – Balance the Brain

Adobe Captivate

People care because our triune brain , has an emotional side. This emtional side or emotional brain it is kept in balance by our neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are also known as the fast chemical messengers, and enable neurotransmission in the limbic (emotional) brain. So basically, our brains are on drugs pretty much all the time. No matter what our emotions are, the triune brain powered by the neocortex still enables free will.

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A List of Brain-based Strategies to Create Effective eLearning

SHIFT eLearning

There is a simple way to design effective eLearning courses about any subject: brain-based learning. This instructional approach was defined by Hileman in 2006 and has since inspired many “brain compatible designers” — those who seek to understand the principle and reasoning behind their teaching. The idea behind the concept is that learning is innate and linked to biological and chemical processes in the human brain. Motivation Students Using Brain-based Teaching Strategies."

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Presenting Next Week – Why Your Brain Loves Video Games

Usable Learning

Hey Twin Cities folks, I’m doing the Why Your Brain Loves Video Games & The Implications for e-Learning presentation at the Digital Learning Forum next week (April 11 6:45 pm). All the relevant information is here: [link] and it’s FREE (who doesn’t love free?). And for MN PACT folks, I’ll be the May speaker there next month , in between Tom Kuhlman in April and Elliot Masie in June, which is pretty heady company

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Gameful Webinar

Usable Learning

And, it’s … Continue reading → Brain Stuff Games educational games game design games forum webinarHey — what are you doing on Sunday? I’m doing this: The concept of Flow has gotten a little overused in game design, but there are still useful insights and subtleties that can be applied to experience design.

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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.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

Also skills and capabilities such as critical and creative thinking skills, research capabilities, a thorough understanding of adult learning and, increasingly, of brain science research. ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

Also skills and capabilities such as critical and creative thinking skills, research capabilities, a thorough understanding of adult learning and, increasingly, of brain science research. ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning.

Beating the Forgetting Curve with Distributed Practice

Learnnovators

That is how human brain is wired. And, as we know, just like how RAM and the Hard Disk Drives are used in computers to handle the issue of memory loss, human brain has short-term memory and long-term memory to manage this limitation. THE QUOTE: “ If you read the research on how much people forget after training, it’s depressing. Do a search for the ‘Forgetting Curve’. Once we know something like this, we need to change our approach and educate others.”- Connie Malamed.

BEATING THE FORGETTING CURVE WITH DISTRIBUTED PRACTICE

Learnnovators

That is how human brain is wired. And, as we know, just like how RAM and the Hard Disk Drives are used in computers to handle the issue of memory loss, human brain has short-term memory and long-term memory to manage this limitation. Custom E-Learning E-Learning Learning Consulting Learning Design 70:20:10 Forum Axonify Carol Leaman Charles Jennings Connie Malamed Daniel T. THE QUOTE: “ If you read the research on how much people forget after training, it’s depressing.

Scenario-Based Learning in Higher Ed

Experiencing eLearning

In online higher ed courses, discussion forums are a key form of interaction. if their person’s mother drank while pregnant, that affected brain development; if the child had poor nutrition, that affected development).

Past Event: Enterprise Learning! Conference 2016 (Jun 6-8, Anaheim)

Learningtogo

100 award winners, and expert learning technologists, this is the “Must Attend” forum for learning and performance executives. Margie’s Workshop: Smarter Brains for a Smarter Organization. In order to build a smarter organization you need to start with smarter brains. The good news is that because of neuroplasticity we can train the brain to learn new skills, process information in new ways and develop a mindset that is open to new possibilities.

New skills available on the Coorpacademy catalog!

Coorpacademy

As mentioned in our article on the 10 key skills to be developed by 2025 , identified by the World Economic Forum in its Future of Jobs 2020 report, training is essential to prepare companies and employees for the challenges that will disrupt them, and to anticipate the major transformations to come.

Visuals and Visual Thinking

Association eLearning

And there are lots of articles floating around that discuss how much faster the human brain can supposedly process images than it can process words. Post your questions and comments in the forum. Logos, billboards, icons, infographics, memes, and other visuals are everywhere. A picture is supposedly worth a thousand words. tldr” (too long, didn’t read) is an all too common acronym.

Sales onboarding: How to supercharge it with an LXP

Origin Fractal LXP

Unlike photographs, our brains memorize information by building the neural pathways , but we need to review the information multiple times over multiple days to create these pathways. Does your sales onboarding program prepare new hires for the tough challenges that lay ahead?

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Create Your Future by Building a Learning Habit Today

Degreed

creep into your brain as you nervously start wondering what you can do about it. Those jobs can’t yet be predicted but we can take a look at the World Economic Forum’s skills for 2022 list. Additionally, the World Economic Forum report doesn’t just tell us what skills to grow, it offers advice on how to get there. World Economic Forum, 2018 Future of Jobs Report. When a behavior becomes a habit, it enables our brains to conserve energy for other tasks.

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The Neuroscience of Instagram

eLearningMind

But as it turns out, Instagram’s surge and unprecedented success in a sea of failed social media networks (we’re looking at you, Google+), may be more linked to the way the brain works than those #nofilter pictures shared. The human insatiable appetite for information in the digital world is only growing, so understanding your brain on Instagram can help you understand why you feel the need to check in every five minutes–and how to use that engagement to your advantage.

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CDSM Enjoyed World of Learning 2015

CDSM

We spoke to so many people that we may have started to lose our voices…and our jelly brains seemed to go down really well! My jelly brains bring all the delegates to the yard… etc. Personally, I found the most compelling seminar was the ‘Future of Learning Forum’. The forum finished with the following quote: “Experience teaches nothing, but evaluated experience teaches everything.”. Gemma from the CDSM Marketing team tells us how #WOL15 went down….

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Does Your Course Suffer from Learner Burnout?

LearnDash

After a few days, my brain felt fried and I couldn’t keep it going. Encourage learners to participate in the course forum. E-learning can be a lonely endeavor, but course forums help learners connect with peers in a meaningful way.

5 Ways a business LMS supports learner engagement

Matrix

You can set up online rooms, forums, or any other collaborative learning spaces within your LMS to get people sharing and improving their experiences. E-learning was already on the rise way before the global health crisis.

Puppies, Coffee, and Chocolate: Establishing a Continuous Learning Habit

Degreed

According to the World Economic Forum, over half of all workers will need reskilling within the next three years. Our brains like habits because they allow us to conserve energy by using less conscious thought. This tells your brain to perform the behavior or habit.

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5 Ways to Make Your Learning Stick

LearnDash

Allowing for comments on the material, forums, sharing of personal experiences, are all acceptable ways to further involve the learner into the material. References: Bloomfire & Heart+Brain. As many instructional designers know, there are countless hours put into making a well made elearning course. Everything from storyboarding, drafts, re-writes, mock-trials, imaging, and so on.

eLearning Courses for International Men’s Health Week

Litmos

That’s why this year, The Men’s Mental Health Forum have introduced, The CAN DO challenge , a five-day challenge for Men’s Health Week , inviting men from all over the world to devote five days to five ways to improve their physical and mental health.

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How to Train a Sales Team on Products: Use Modern Software, Not Old-Fashioned Training Techniques

Zunos

Since training intervals are short, the brain doesn’t fatigue and can retain more knowledge. Discussion forums.

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4 Lessons to Learn from Launching Your First Course

LearnDash

The problem is, too many of those tasks are low-priority objectives—things we can accomplish with half our brain turned off, because the truly difficult tasks take too much mental power to grapple with. Engaging with learners on a forum takes time and energy, but it signals to learners that you’re listening, even if you can’t respond to every comment. Experience is hard to come by. Your first online course is something you can only learn by doing.

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Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Ultimate Guide To Creating & Managing Moodle Forums For Elearning Success This will be an information-packed session designed to answer your questions about setting up, using and managing online forums.

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Combating the Forgetting Curve in Online Education

LearnDash

For most of us, our brains are highly efficient forgetting machines. The simplest way to convince our brains that information is important is to reinforce it through repetition. Again: our brains are designed to forget irrelevant information. This helps strengthen retention of previous material by making it relevant again, and gives your learners’ brains a better workout. Learners only retain information for so long. How can you help improve their retention rate?

Creativity in Business

Litmos

A survey by the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda revealed that creativity is one of the top three skills all workers require right now. We dabble in a little neuroscience and explore how new ideas are formed inside the brain.

4 myths on how to spice things up in online learning

The eLearning Nomad

Our brains are very creative and form a lot of our own visuals. Myth #4: Adding a discussion forum will make the e-course more engaging. Anyone who has added a discussion space (forum or other) to a traditional e-learning course has learned the hard way that this doesn’t work. A ‘share-if-you-care’ forum added to an otherwise content-focused e-course won’t make a difference at all. How do we make an online course exciting? What makes people stay and do the work?

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What Kind of Learning Makes Professionals from Students?

Your Training Edge

A fit body makes a fit brain. Does your chosen program have an online discussion forum where you can talk about various topics? Whether you are black or white, Hispanic or from Chinese descent, everybody should have the opportunities to have a bright future. Therefore, it’s of capital importance to have insight into how you can become a professional, both in theory and practice. All people, irrespective of their race, culture or sexual orientation, have the same rights.

LearnDash vs. Moodle – Which is Better?

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

The result of this massive talent pool is that solutions for most problems are already available in the forums of LearnDash and WordPress, so you don’t even need to contact their support team. Choosing an e-Learning platform is never an easy task.

Teach Your Members How to Build a Learning Habit

WBT Systems

As behavioral scientists learn more about the brain, their findings on habit development have been the basis of countless articles in traditional and digital media. Our brains turn routines into habits to save energy and be efficient. Before long, without thinking, your brain will go into automatic mode and you’ll start reading as soon as you pour that coffee. Make sure your online courses include community forums.

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Best Practices in Training and Development

Ed App

EdApp incorporates spaced repetition strategy through its system-automated quiz called Brain Boost. Employees will be able to access their Brain Boost in EdApp’s learner app. . Best Practices in Training and Development.

10 Blended Training Best Practices

Ed App

Housed in EdApp’s LMS is Brain Boost , which automatically creates dynamic lessons based on core, previously learned content. Using the SM-2 algorithm , Brain Boost asks different questions to establish what a learner remembers and what they don’t.

5 Instructional Design Principles to Improve Your Course

LearnDash

Instructional design , which is rooted in cognitive and behavioral psychology and influenced by the field of systems engineering, draws from many disciplines with the goal of helping learners grasp material in a way that better matches the way our brains process and organize information. If you have a forum, having learners review content in a group setting can create a healthy social connection for the learner.

4 myths on how to spice things up in online learning

The eLearning Nomad

Our brains are very creative and form a lot of our own visuals. Myth #4: Adding a discussion forum will make the e-course more engaging. Anyone who has added a discussion space (forum or other) to a traditional e-learning course has learned the hard way that this doesn’t work. A ‘share-if-you-care’ forum added to an otherwise content-focused e-course won’t make a difference at all. How do we make an online course exciting? What makes people stay and do the work?

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Top 5 Myths About Corporate Training – Debunked!

Coggno

Physical activity boosts brain function and will help employees stay focused on the program. If there’s one thing we all learned from 2020, it’s that we can never predict what’s waiting around the corner.

mLevel to Introduce New Learning Activity at 2016 ASU GSV Summit

mLevel

The mLevel platform offers a mobile, social, and engaging educational forum that supports the delivery of fun and effective learning activities with short bursts of training over time. mLevel’s award-winning suite of learning activities incorporate adaptive learning technology, Bloom’s Taxonomy, and brain science-based instructional methods to ensure instructional designers have the tools they need to easily create and deploy a modern learning program.

Friday Finds | June 15, 2018

Mike Taylor

How to make brain friendly learning that sticks. Learning Psychologist, Stella Collins ( @StellaCollins ) offers six key ways you can work with the brain to help make learning stick, all wrapped up in the useful (and brain friendly) acronym: LEARNS. The Learning Technologies Summer Forum ( @LT18uk ) was another event worth browsing that happened this week. Looking for a previous edition? Check out the archives.

How Mental Schemas Affect Learner Outcomes

LearnDash

Simply put, a mental schema is a framework our brain uses to organize and store information. Even better, make this a regular discussion point in your course forum. Help you learners create a framework to remember new experiences more effectively. Have you ever noticed how some of your course information is easier for your learners to absorb than others? There are any number of reasons why this may be the case, but one of those reasons may have to do with mental schemas.