Distributed Cognition

Clark Quinn

In my last post , I talked about situated cognition. A second, and related, cognitive revelation is that thinking is distributed between our heads and the world. Business reasoning is typically accompanied by tools like a spreadsheet.

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. 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. However, my focus has been specifically on what L&D can be doing (as that’s the folk I mostly talk to).

Chief Cognitive Officer?

Clark Quinn

Businesses are composed of core functions, and they optimize them to succeed. And I’m wondering if a focus on cognitive science needs to be foregrounded. A new area of expertise to complement technology, business nous, financial smarts, and more. That area is cognitive expertise.

Unravelling The Relevance Of Social Cognitive Theory in Online Learning

ProProfs

This leads us to the theory by psychologist Albert Bandura known as the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. What is Social Cognitive Theory? How to Apply Social Cognitive Theory to eLearning?

Online Training Overload: 9 Surprising Symptoms Of Cognitive Overwhelm

mysimpleshow

In this article, I’ll share 9 surprising symptoms to help you diagnose cognitive overwhelm in online training. How To Diagnose Cognitive Overwhelm In Online Training The human brain can only absorb so much before it starts to experience side effects, which prevents employees from assimilating information and fine-tuning their skill sets. Simply put, cognitive overwhelm can wreak havoc on team dynamics and your online training ROI. One possible cause is cognitive overwhelm.

Micro-learning’s unsung sibling

E-Learning Provocateur

Well cognitive science suggests it does. I recommend reading up on the forgetting curve, subsumption theory, Piaget, cognitive load, the spacing effect and interleaving. Micro-learning is so hot right now. But I’m not going to deliberate over its definition.

Cogitating cognition

Learning Rocks

It's strange, but every time I read anything about cognitive load it seems to be in a pure, old-fashioned, "words on a page" kind of context. So, I favour pages that are quite busy - not complex for the sake of it, but I try to use the space to ensure lots of information is on hand, if not actually presented all the time. Really dense, heavy words on a page*, like those in this rather interesting article by John Sweller.

Cogitating cognition

Learning Rocks

It's strange, but every time I read anything about cognitive load it seems to be in a pure, old-fashioned, "words on a page" kind of context. So, I favour pages that are quite busy - not complex for the sake of it, but I try to use the space to ensure lots of information is on hand, if not actually presented all the time. Really dense, heavy words on a page*, like those in this rather interesting article by John Sweller.

Bloom's Revised Taxonomy: Cognitive processes and levels of knowledge matrix

Big Dog, Little Dog

While Bloom''s original cognitive taxonomy did mention three levels of knowledge or products that could be processed (shown below), they were not discussed very much and remained one-dimensional. In Krathwohl and Anderson''s revised version, the authors combine the cognitive processes with the above three levels of knowledge to form a matrix. Thus the matrix might look similar to this: The Cognitive Dimension. Cognitive Domain. Revised Taxonomy of the Cognitive Domain.

Cognitive Restructuring, Direct Reports, Education, & Wikipedia

Big Dog, Little Dog

Cognitive restructuring and the fist bump terrorists - Mind Hacks. Thoughts on implicit association test (IAT), reductio ad absurdum argument, and cognitive restructuring using the recent satirical New Yorker cover depicting Obama and his wife as fist-bumping Islamic terrorists.

Information Overload: The Plague of Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

To keep up with customers, many business leaders have recognized that having great products isn’t enough. In interviews conducted with CEOs and other business leaders, my team and I asked the question, “What do you think you get from the money you spend on your support?

Cognitive Apprenticeship: Develop the Thinking for Outcomes Needed in Today's Workplace by Clark N. Quinn

Learning Solutions Magazine

when it comes to producing meaningful outcomes for business. There is growing evidence that today’s learning, focused on presenting information and testing knowledge, is ineffective. Is there a better way to create learning experiences? Clark Quinn lays out a fundamental model that incorporates the ways people naturally learn, together with some extensions. he has found effective. Emerging Topics Instructional Design Training Strategies

Finding the Right Level of Empathy

CLO Magazine

Psychologists recognize two kinds of empathy: affective and cognitive. Cognitive empathy requires a genuine understanding of someone else’s condition (“I see what you mean”). Noella presents low cognitive and high affective empathy, a classic friendly colleague leader.

The Best Strategies for Business Learning

ICDTranslation

Online communication is taking over almost every part of our life – both in our personal and business communication and so it is natural to prefer the online approach when it comes to corporate training. . It is important to identify your business and employee needs and to act accordingly.

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

Learningtogo

You’ve done your homework, completed your analysis and aligned your plan with the goals of the business. Link Your Recommendations to Business Outcomes. Cognitive. Vulnerable, entitlement, diversity, transgender, fetus, evidence-based, science-based.

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. If senior management feels that social ‘learning’ is just the L&D department’s business, it’s never going to happen.

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

Learningtogo

It is this relationship between space, emotion, memory, and cognition that I explore today. These cognitive tasks are accelerated and enhanced through the development of better and better mental maps in the hippocampus. “ The shoemaker’s children always go barefoot.” – Proverb.

Slow Down to Think More Creatively

CLO Magazine

Moshe Bar, a neuroscientist at Bar-Ilan University and a professor at Harvard Medical School, found in 2016 that creative thinking is the default cognitive mode we employ when our minds are clear. When we become too busy, we choose the predictable.

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Images, Crowds, Cognitive Bias, eLearning 2.0, & Networks

Big Dog, Little Dog

The Ignorance of Crowds - Strategy+Business. A cognitive bias is something that our minds commonly do to distort our own view of reality. Smart image and video search - KM World. Although the brain isn't fast in comparison to computer hardware systems we have today, it has several key abilities that computers don't currently have.

Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers

Learnnovators

That’s why Instructional Design Guru defines terms from Instructional Design, Cognitive Psychology, Social Media, Multimedia, Technology and Law. offers 40 short practical sessions on business aspects, instructional design, graphics & multimedia, and social media.

Your Ticket to Great Instructional Design

Origin Learning

Instructional design is certainly not an easy business. Cognitive Load Theory warns against the dangers of overloading learners with too much information. Having been in the learning, training and development industry for more than 27 years, I can assertively say so.

Learning is Everybody’s Business

Origin Learning

Basically, learning per se has become a social cognitive process. Learning is Everybody Business. In three months time, the employee will be again appraised specifically on his/her Business Communication skills. Because Learning is Everybody’s Business.

Impactful & Meaningful Learning: Brain Game – V

Indusgeeks

Business Simulations Game Based Learning game based training gamification cognitive science game based learning neurosciencewe know that gamification and game based learning are engaging and effective learning experiences. Now, we are going to delve into what makes this technique effective enough to always keep us wanting more. People often spend hours playing video games, which use the same mechanisms to motivate, engage and encourage more play time. Read More.

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Conquering Attention Residue

CLO Magazine

Recent research by Sophie Leroy, an assistant professor in the UW Bothell School of Business, reveals that interruptions throughout the day — like meetings or an ever-pinging inbox — may be shattering employees’ ability to focus and ultimately hurting their performance.

Monkey business

Learning with e's

I blame the management for setting someone loose at the sharp end of a busy restaurant without checking to see if she was up to the job. When will we get VLEs that do what they are supposed to do, and with minimal cognitive effort on the part of the student?

5 More Business Reasons Why xAPI

ATD Learning Technologies

” In our previous post , we offered five top business reasons for using xAPI. Connect Learning to Business Objectives. Figure 1: Connect Learning to Business Objectives. It’s time for L&D professionals to get out of the spreadsheet business.

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Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

Enter social business! Even as organizations invest in social platforms to conducttheir day to day to business, online communities are taking over real worldteams. Related articles John Tropea: 2 aspects in tacit knowledge (johntropea.tumblr.com) John Tropea: Trust is the medium and knowledge the message (johntropea.tumblr.com) David Gurteen: Sense-making through conversation (jarche.com) The ineffable, the inexpiable & the inexpicable (cognitive-edge.com).

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A New Year’s Resolution: Remove the Fluff from eLearning

Integrated Learnings

If you had to offer business justification for each slide and activity in your eLearning lesson to your client, could you consistently make a compelling case? Instructional Design Discovery Learning Scenario-Based Learning eLearning Learning Theory Cognitive TheoryBy Shelley A. Gable. Think about the elements you included in your last eLearning project. The content you included. The types of activities you designed.

Don’t Try to Do So Many Things At Once

CLO Magazine

For instance, it slows workers down, compromises work quality, costs businesses money and even contributes to some workers’ penchant for constantly changing jobs. The frequent switching between tasks increases cognitive load, which Kerns also said has a negative effect.

Thoughts on new leadership in business and learning

Litmos

“…today’s business schools are busy teaching and researching 20th century management principles and, in effect, leading the parade towards yesterday.” – Steve Denning. I recently was asked to contribute to a survey on the ‘new leadership’ in business.

The 5 Business Reasons to Adopt eLearning in 2019

Enyota Learning

This avoids cognitive overload. The change in the business environment owing to technology adoption is increasing the focus on eLearning. The post The 5 Business Reasons to Adopt eLearning in 2019 appeared first on eNyota Learning Blog.

How to Create the Perfect Training: Aligning Training Goals with Business Objectives

TalentLMS

Perfect training is where training goals meet business objectives in a win-win kind of situation. The 7-Step Strategy to Align Training Goals With Business Objectives. Aligning training to business needs has a positive impact on the organization.

What is Learning Agility and why organizations should design their business around it?

Disprz

VUCA is the new business reality, and we all have to live with it. The only way to survive and thrive today where emerging technologies disrupt business patterns and social lives almost every other day is to inculcate learning agility into your developmental program.

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Sizing Up an eLearning Lesson

Integrated Learnings

For example, if a customer calls to cancel an account, most companies want employees to determine the cancellation reason and attempt to keep that customer’s business. Tags: Instructional Design Analysis eLearning Reusability Cognitive Theory By Shelley A. Gable. If you’re designing a one-week course, or even a partial day course, how do you divide its content into lessons? Intuitively, I used to define lessons by topic.

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What is Continuous Learning & Why Your Business Should Be Doing It

LearnUpon

Continuous learning, continual learning, constant learning, lifelong learning – whatever you want to call it, it’s a concept that businesses training employees should know about. . Why is Continuous Learning Important for a Business? Myopia in the business world is a killer.

5 More Business Reasons Why xAPI

ATD Learning Technologies

” In our previous post , we offered five top business reasons for using xAPI. Connect Learning to Business Objectives. In order to meet the needs of the business and measure the success of your learning program, you need to create a strategic plan to collect data to link learning solutions to business outcomes. Figure 1: Connect Learning to Business Objectives. It’s time for L&D professionals to get out of the spreadsheet business.

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Hello from Our New Senior Business Developer

OpenSesame

At 24, I had already survived three debilitating strokes that left me having to re-learn everything, both on cognitive and physical level. People used to tell me all the time that I had one of the most exciting jobs on the planet and I most certainly did—until now! I am a veteran journalist of 14 years.