The Metrics of Learning and Dangers of Multitasking


Let’s look at one of the best business books of all time, “Good to Great” by Jim Collins. Let’s transition to the business world. The Dangers of Multitasking and How it Relates to Learning. The process of learning and why it’s so important.

Split-tasking vs. Multitasking – The New Way to Get Things Done


Do you consider yourself a multitasker? Of course you are a multitasker – or are you? Multitasking was once the darling of the workplace, using the latest tools to get more things done at the same time. Yet recent research shows that multitasking is a myth.

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Don’t Try to Do So Many Things At Once

CLO Magazine

Employee attempts to multitask are putting a serious damper on their performance. He compared multitasking to revving an engine and why highway mileage is better than city mileage on a car’s gas tank. Performance Management cognitive load multitasking performance

4 Ways to Boost Attention Intelligence (AQ) in the Workplace


Researchers have identified cognitive and environmental control as being the two primary drivers for AQ. The prefrontal cortex is primarily responsible for cognitive control. However, the amount a person attempts to multitask does have an effect on cognitive control.

Attention Management: Time Management with a Twist


Sticky notes started appearing on computers, calendars were full of scheduled meetings, and multitasking became the buzzword. Multitasking —One fact you should know: multitasking is a myth. Do you sometimes feel like the White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland ?

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?

Attention Management: Time Management with a Twist


Sticky notes started appearing on computers, calendars were full of scheduled meetings, and multitasking became the buzzword. Multitasking —One fact you should know: multitasking is a myth. Business attention management Time Management

The Learning and Forgetting Curve: How to Make eLearning Memorable


Multitasking with techno-stimulators: mobile phones, tablets, i-tunes and you get the drift. Another common and deceptively heroic habit, that we all are so proud of, is multitasking. But I thought multitasking got things done faster!

Instructional Design Tips to Create eLearning to Train Corporate Millennial Workforce

Adobe Captivate

Despite every effort, corporates now have a hard time to retain employees and achieve their strategic business goals. In the current business landscape, Millennial generation also known as Gen Y represents a major proportion of the workforce. Multitaskers.

Learning Tweets – and the Case Against Them

Bottom-Line Performance

Between that tweet and this post in my reader, I found myself thinking (again) about how and whether Twitter can be useful in a business learning context. At the end of the day, the case for informal learning tools like twitter isn’t much different than the case for reading the newspaper or local business journal (or, for those digital natives among you, I got a tweet this morning from a colleague who shall remain nameless (She knows who she is.)

Video Games To Train Your Brain


World of Warcraft was mentioned in the Harvard Business Review as a tool for teaching virtual leadership and virtual team-building skills. ‘Multitasking After 60: Video Game Boosts Focus, Mental Agility’ Today is World Mental Health Day 2017.

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Wonderful Brain

It bears remembering we are in business of transmitting only three things: knowledge, skills, and behaviors. Hyperconnectivity is baked in to millennials as is multitasking.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 3/26/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

A recent article in Business Week describes the importance of getting your new technology product approximately right fast, and fine tuning it once it's out in the market. Although multitasking kids may be better prepared in some ways for today's frenzied workplace, many cognitive scientists are positively alarmed by the trend. As open-source models move beyond software into other businesses, their limitations are becoming apparent

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Principles and Tools from “Modern Accessibility Techniques,” Hiram Kuykendall’s AAUG Presentation

The Learning Dispatch

Hiram pointed out that these accessibility suits aren’t solely targeted at large corporations, and that any business or group that serves the public can be asked to remediate their website. Using a screen reader allows you to listen to long text documents so you can multitask.

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

However, many of these programs still miss the opportunity to offer targeted components to address the needs of employees assuming particular roles, or role-specific onboarding going beyond providing a general understanding of the business.

Ted Nelson’s Unbook

Jay Cross

A year ago, Howard talked with Nick Carr about the importance of paying attention : There’s evidence that, as Howard Rheingold suggests, we can train ourselves to be better multitaskers, to shift our attention even more swiftly and fluidly among contending chores and stimuli. A new unbook.

Free L&D webinars for November 2017

Limestone Learning

Not just because that’s good for business, but also because continuous improvement is the key to keeping today’s employees focused and motivated. If you’ve been looking for a way to empower leaders to make better business decisions, this session is not one to miss.

February Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Exploring Why Social Business Will Drive 21st Century Enterprises - Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0 The evolution of Cynefin over a decade - Cognitive Edge , February 7, 2010. Does Apple Think Multitasking Is A Bug Not A Feature? Best of Informal Learning Flow. February 1, 2010 to February 27, 2010. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Rethinking Open Data - OReilly Radar , February 1, 2010.

Four Ways Technology Is Changing How People Learn [Infographic]

SHIFT eLearning

It is changing the way we communicate, the way we do business, how we learn and teach, and even it’s changing the way our brains work. The Phenomenon of Multitasking. Today, more than ever before, technology plays an important role in society.

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