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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? In his book, Brain Rules , Dr. Medina provides 12 simple rules that encapsulate what current science knows about how the human brain learns.

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Attention Management: Time Management with a Twist

KnowledgeCity

You answer it, and it is a minor problem that you can address later. Using a few simple tools, such as prioritizing, chunking and brain dumps can get you in better control of where to focus your attention. Brain Dump— Time management is not completely dead.

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Let’s Focus a Little Better

CLO Magazine

David Rock, co-founder of the Neuroleadership Institute told Entrepreneur that saving the more challenging work for last is an energy sap — “Every decision we make tires the brain.” Do a brain dump that is. Performance Management attention brain focus

Must-have skills for successful e-learning professionals

Matrix

Learning is a complex process that engages a lot of brain function. They can almost see how their teaching creates new neuronal connections in learners’ brains. Then, Gutenberg invented the printing press, and soon the pen took over the writing world.

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Is the Learning Tech Industry Failing Us or Are We Failing Ourselves?

Learningtogo

Lately things seem to be coming to me in bunches – ideas that appear at first to be distinctly different subjects are starting to merge inside my brain. Students today can’t prepare bark to calculate their problems. They don’t know how to use a pen knife to sharpen a pencil.

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How to train productivity at work: Top experts reveal their employee productivity formula

TalentLMS

Tip #4: Workforce productivity and the power of pen and paper. And it requires a notepad and a pen. But with pen and paper, your employees get slowly introduced to the idea of productivity at work. Pen and paper is a great way to start your employee productivity training program.

When it comes to productivity, expert Stever Robbins says keep it old school

TalentLMS

One of the ones that I talk about is using a pen and paper especially, at least for me, for to-do lists. “Using a pen-and-paper to-do list forces you to make decisions about the way you spend your time.” Ana: What are your favorite productivity tools, besides pen and paper?

8 Questions to Answer for Impressive PowerPoint Presentations

eLearning Brothers

We had to work with SMEs, usually engineers, to pick their brains to help them structure and put on paper all the knowledge required by technicians in the field.

The Mystery of Inspiration

Learning Rebels

My brain hopelessly empty for the next post, next newsletter, the next proposal submission. Then, what really is our problem? . Put pen to paper, start sketching in your notepad or on your whiteboard. You never know who or what will inspire you.

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eNapkin

Tony Karrer

I'm at the Dan Roam - The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures - keynote at DevLearn. What problems can we solve with pictures? Three quarters of our brain is dedicated to visual processing. Whoever best describes the problem is the one most likely to solve it. 25% of the people in any meeting - black pen people - can't wait to get to the whiteboard and start drawing. He suggests a pattern with "Me" and "My Problem".

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How to Add Color and Use Creativity at Work

ej4 eLearning

I’ve learned to surround myself with people who have the skills I lack; that’s my creative problem-solving. And we all use creativity to problem solve and find new ways to become better at our jobs. So, since we all need to use creativity at work, whether you’re putting pen to paper, or pointer finger to mouse, we have to try different ways to get our creative juices flowing. You’d be surprised how creative of a problem solver you are when you’re forced to be.

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What I Learned from Dyslexia

Learningtogo

I often got simple math problems wrong and was a terrible speller. At an early age, dad started challenging me and my five siblings with logic and math problems that were used to hire engineers for his telephony consulting firm.

Storytelling in presentations: Creating compelling content

BrightCarbon

Storytelling is a great way to stimulate engagement in your audiences and the reason for that comes down to a chemical in the brain called oxytocin. Stories persuade us out of indifference, they involve more of our brain and make us connect on a deeper level.

Seven ways in which stories power learning

Clive on Learning

The nearest I’d got to so-called creative writing was penning the dialogue for interactive scenarios, so this was a brave move. As the plot unfurls, the protagonist is confronted with a dramatic problem to resolve. I’d never written a film script before.

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How Quiz Maker Can Help Businesses to Generate Leads

ProProfs

We have 10 experts onboard to pen down their views on how businesses can grow and generate more leads by creating quizzes. Understand your customers’ problems and offer them the right solution. Your buyers want information that helps them learn or solve a problem.

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The Easy Way to Learn, Courtesy of Psychologists

Mindflash

Your students’ brains, in this common sense understanding of learning, are like buckets into which you dump key facts and concepts. If trainees want to retain what you have to teach them, it’s time for them to break out the highlighter pen and trusty notebook and hit the books.

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4 Ways to Unplug and Recharge This Holiday Season

KnowledgeCity

She surmises that the holidays overtax the part of the brain that is responsible for “managing time, being attentive, switching focus, planning, and organizing, and remembering details.”. Most workers have some mandatory time off during the holidays.

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Top 10 Tips for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLamb

Solution: Highlight a problem and state that you have the solution to it. Your learners are always in search of solutions to their problems, so they will be more hooked by a headline that reads “How You Can Delight an Unhappy Customer” rather than “Customer Service Troubleshooting Guide.”.

A Look Back At DevLearn 2016 – Some Session Takeaways

LearnUpon

It is important to storyboard your course initially with pen and paper before moving to full prototyping and gather as much feedback as you can from your learners and Subject Matter Experts at each stage of the process.

Enough already with ILT

eLearning 24-7

The problem though is that Instructor-Led training doesn’t work, not from an adult learner standpoint, not from an attendee standpoint, not even from the standpoint of many folks who have utilized the power of e-learning (hence its extensive growth over traditional learning of ILT). When a learning system pushes the power of data with their brain-based research from experts in elite colleges, and experts on learning with the brain, folks rush to it, without question.

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Teaching with Screencasts and Rapid Prototyping

TechSmith Camtasia

Our brains can handle a limited number of inputs to complete a task. When you’re learning something new, you have a lessened ability to think creatively, problem solve, or abstract. At times, all you want to do is show a quick concept or solve an isolated problem. An example embed from CodePen: See the Pen LfiqI by Brian ( @bbennett ) on CodePen. Let’s say a student is working on a problem they can’t solve, and they call you over.

How Learning Management System Helps Startups Grow Fast

ProProfs

We have 11 experts on-board to pen down their views on how fast startups can grow when Learning Management System is made a part of a startup’s business model. Got a problem customer, employees can view a linked video on tips to resolve it.

13 eLearning Scenario Tips that 60 Experts Agree On

eLearningArt

It’s probably been said, but something I cannot emphasize enough is the importance of your eLearning scenarios dealing with some sort of real life, real world, in-context problem. Make it…more like a movie of outcome choices and less like a story problem from grade school!

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Seven ways in which stories power learning

Clive on Learning

The nearest I’d got to so-called creative writing was penning the dialogue for interactive scenarios, so this was a brave move. As the plot unfurls, the protagonist is confronted with a dramatic problem to resolve. I’d never written a film script before.

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Flipped Classroom Model: The Future-Present of Blended Learning

Leo Learning

Asking people to present their knowledge to their peers, or to problem-solve more complex situations and dilemmas close to their own working situation is effective here.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

I think the problem here is not with learning styles, but with the attempt to match the teaching to a particular style. When I present the concept, I talk about sorting a mug full of pens and pencils. You can sort it pens, markers, pencils. Regardless, youre still working with the same set of pens, and the fat red marker has individual attributes, but some commonalities with markers, red and fat items. Im trying to sort this all out in my own wee brain here.

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

From chess champions, star athletes to entrepreneurs and brain surgeons, Ericsson has searched to find the common themes that bind them together. Thompson has done a tremendous service by penning this book. Thankfully, this is nothing like the classic chicken and egg problem.

Leveraging my own grey matter

Learning Rocks

It wasn't that my colleague told me what to do, but how to approach the problem. Where I was going wrong was that in sitting with the highly structured document template in front of me I was trying to force my brain in to a mode that didn't suit me. She went on to describe how what I needed to do was embrace my brain's desire to think wildly and only once it had stretched it legs, refine the results in an organised way.

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Leveraging my own grey matter

Learning Rocks

It wasn't that my colleague told me what to do, but how to approach the problem. Where I was going wrong was that in sitting with the highly structured document template in front of me I was trying to force my brain in to a mode that didn't suit me. She went on to describe how what I needed to do was embrace my brain's desire to think wildly and only once it had stretched it legs, refine the results in an organised way.

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Are you being fooled by claims of brain-based learning? You’re not alone in being annoyed by this problem. Billy grabs a pen and paper and starts writing, “Hi. Brain Rules & learning - Informal Learning , June 13, 2010 Neuroscientists have figured out a lot about how the brain works in the time since the fMRI was invented 18 years ago. We know for sure that: Exercise boosts brain power. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Learnlets , May 10, 2010 In response to a query about why someone would question the concept of the LMS, I penned the (slightly altered, for clarity) response that follows: What seems to me to be the need is to have a unified performer-facing environment. ZaidLearn , May 4, 2010 How Does Your Brain Understands What Your Ear Hears ? But it’s pretty clear that even Adobe sees the problem here. Some problems in the world are not bullet-izable.”.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] February 8-10, 2013 Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching : Teaching for Brain-Based Learning, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA. Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] Problem-Based Learning and Active Learning Methodologies (PBL 2010): Connecting People, Ideas and Communities, was held February 8-12, 2010 at the University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015

OpenSesame

Lumosity — An app designed by neuroscientists to help make your brain better, faster, STRONGER! Fit Brains Trainer — Train your brain in the same way you train your body! Wayfare — Always wanted a pen pal to call your own?

And now…WOLC 2016 Review

eLearning 24-7

Anyway, pens seemed to be the common item. Again, this is a universal problem for any conference that has a mobile app. Neuroscience offerings – Yes, I have a brain. Now that we are back to our weekly blog posts (okay, starting this week), it is time to catch up. Here is my report from World of Learning Conference (where I was presenting in Birmingham, UK). World of Learning Conference continues to deliver winning results.