Chief Cognitive Officer?

Clark Quinn

And I’m wondering if a focus on cognitive science needs to be foregrounded. Regardless, we have considerable empirical evidence and conceptual frameworks that give us excellent advice about things like distributed, situated, and social cognition. A new area of expertise to complement technology, business nous, financial smarts, and more. That area is cognitive expertise. So I’m calling for a Chief Cognitive Officer. The post Chief Cognitive Officer?

3 cognitive biases to know in education

KnowledgeOne

In a previous article , we discussed the Pygmalion effect, a cognitive bias that can interfere with the teacher-learner relationship and have significant effects on learning. Cognitive bias, in short. In reality, we are all equally susceptible to being fooled by cognitive biases.

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MANAGING INFORMATION OVERLOAD

Learnnovators

Apart from the massive boost these practices give to our productivity, they do wonders for expertise building. And while it is fashionable to debate it, I’ll root for handwritten notes over digitally typed ones for inadvertent memorization value any day!

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

The digital five forces – Social Media, Big Data, Mobility and Pervasive Computing, Cloud, and AI and Robotics – are disintermediating, disrupting and deconstructing the old world order. The word “digital” is on everyone’s lips; however, organizations are stumbling when trying to put in place a holistic strategy and implementation plan that will take into account the mega-shifts heralded by these forces. The power of digital is transformative.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. One of the oft-repeated reasons for the failure of Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) in organizations is often attributed to a lack of “digital mindset” in the employees or leadership or both.

"Digital Mindset": What is it All About?

ID Reflections

"Digital mindset" seems to have become another buzzword--rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise--whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. One of the oft-repeated reasons for the failure of Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) in organizations is often attributed to a lack of "digital mindset " in the employees or leadership or both.

DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

For this, you propose to leverage existing digital platforms and apps that people already have installed on their phones. By definition, chatbots are digital systems that we can interact with through text or voice commands using human language (as opposed to computer language).

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Today, she teaches instructional designers, trainers, speakers, and leaders how to design and deliver training that is compelling, memorable and immediately useful by applying the latest discoveries from the converging fields of cognitive science and artificial intelligence.

Constructing learning in the digital age

Learning with 'e's

From a cognitive constructivist perspective, learning is achieved through the twin processes of assimilation and accommodation. The latter implies that new learning is 'bolted onto', or constructed within, existing cognitive structures known as schemas. Learners with digital technology can discover for themselves, and drive their own learning, but it will be less structured than formal educational processes.

Measuring the Impact of Digital Technology on L&D Value

Learning Wire

As continuing professional training goes digital, Learning and Development (L&D) teams have to build on their key skills. But they also need to develop a digital reflex to best serve modern learners and boost previously sidelined skills. In the end, digital technology will become part of their everyday working lives. And they must also track the latest developments in cognitive science so that they can add any new findings to their work.

How the 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 4

Kadenze

From ‘learning to improve your kissing technique’ to ‘learning to train your brain to be smarter’, as though all learning involves the architecture of human cognition in the same ways. Yet we know that this cannot be true; learning to ‘memorise knowledge’ for example, makes different cognitive demands on trainee teachers than learning how to ‘activate the artistry of others’, a key capability for teaching the arts and design. The Star Power of Cognitive Overload.

JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

JULIE DIRKSEN: There are people with much more expertise in virtual classroom design, but one of my basic principles is that it should be a conversation with learners, and not a one-way lecture. I do think that the way we distribute cognition with technology has changed many things, however.

KEITH KEATING – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

By accessing the platform, Unilever employees can work on projects for a small or large proportion of time, increase the depth of their expertise of a current skill or build new skills and experiences. As with any craft, the expertise lies in knowing when—and how—to use it.

I store my knowledge with my friends

Learning with e's

I'm at Colchester Institute on Friday to present a workshop entitled: Communities, Spaces and Pedagogies for the Digital Age. I'm going to touch on a number of theories, not least Social Constructivism, but also Connectivism , a theory for the digital age. Distributed cognition is a multiplier - as some of the exercises I will facilitate will demonstrate. Teaching with Twitter social network learning spaces distributed cognition digital age learning Web 2.0

Podcasting for E-Learning: Critically Analyzing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

p.52) Next time: Fundamentals of Digital Audio Editing – New E-Learning Curve’s Other Podcast episode release: In Part 6: The Flying Boats at War During World War II, the civilian airlines of the Allies continued to fly, though perhaps the nature of the passengers had changed. Tags: digital audio file format Audio content development cognition content production process educational media technology in education podcast authoring podcast

1 million Battles have been played on all Coorpacademy platforms!

Coorpacademy

You think you’re unbeatable on cognitive biases , those thinking traps that can easily trick your mind and ways of thinking? ” Playlist and the course Cognitive Biases: Thinking Traps) and answer the questions. Employees build their expertise in record time while having fun! Learning is difficult. Learning new skills has always been tough, in school or in corporations.

Open learning and knowledge sharing in a remote working world

CLO Magazine

The lines are getting blurred with the amount of information that employees are bombarded with digitally. While our increasingly digital world has made an excess of information available, employees aren’t always finding what they need to accomplish work.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

Dion Hinchcliffe in “ What Are the Required Skills for Today’s Digital Workforce? “, mentions working out loud as one of the “ genuinely transformative new digital skills ”, and as seen in the diagram below, it heads the list of critical skills for a digital workforce. Exceptions are the norms; making sense of exceptions require a coming together of cognitively diverse individuals. A distributed workforce requires a digital platform for connect.

Broad and Deep Instructional Design Skills

Experiencing eLearning

Psychology, cognitive science, graphic design, usability, and other fields also overlap with instructional design. We need broad skills and understanding (the top of the T), with potentially one area of deep expertise (the vertical bar of the T).

More Marketing Malarkey

Clark Quinn

It seems to be swinging towards the digital native myth, that employees now need more engaging things. In it, I point out that the myth about attention span came from a misinterpreted study, and that our cognitive architecture doesn’t change that fast.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

A MOOC, even within the context of an organization, has the capacity to bring together an incredibly varied group of people with wide cognitive diversity — different world views, perceptions, frameworks and heuristics. refers to three kinds of presence within a Community of Inquiry: teaching presence , social presence and cognitive presence. Cognitive Presence: This aspect of the role is going to shift among everyone.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

She blogs at www.sahanac.com on topics related to the future of work, the shifting digital trends, and their deep impact on how we will work, learn and live in the future. This includes areas of her expertise from the effectiveness of MOOCs in corporate learning to informal learning, collaboration, community management and organizational culture. No domain today – from Retail to Manufacturing and from Telecom to Healthcare – can escape the onslaught of digital transformation.

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How to Find the Right Curriculum Development Service Provider

Hurix Digital

The digitization of education has led to the proliferation of curriculum development service providers. You need to learn everything about the company, including their experience, expertise and niche.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 3: LAUNCHING A MOOC

Learnnovators

A MOOC, even within the context of an organization, has the capacity to bring together an incredibly varied group of people with wide cognitive diversity — different world views, perceptions, frameworks and heuristics. refers to three kinds of presence within a Community of Inquiry: teaching presence , social presence and cognitive presence. Cognitive Presence: This aspect of the role is going to shift among everyone.

Digital Assets Creates New Role for L&D Pros: The Content Curator

ATD Learning Technologies

Clearly, there needs to be some way to vet and apply context to this growing reserve of digitally available information—and transform it into practical and applicable knowledge for workers. Good is a well-known author, speaker, and independent web publisher (MasterNewMedia.org) who focuses on new and effective ways to communicate, market, design, and learn with the help of digital online technologies.

How The 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 2

Kadenze

It is mindful, cognitive, and sensuous reflection which allows learners to build their expertise through informed comparison, for in the arts and humanities there is never a metric which can definitively settle disputes over value. We are all required to adjudicate by drawing on our personal experiences and our ever-growing expertise to make informed comparisons. Digital Learning arts education online learning pedagogyPhoto by Henrik Dønnestad / Unsplash.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 6 – Putting It All Together

Learnnovators

Our introductions need to emotionally as well as cognitively open the experience just as our exits need to close the experience. Our cognitive architecture means that we’re likely to miss some elements once in a while (particularly if we’ve previously done it otherwise). This is the sixth and final post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

The digital disruptors in the shape of Robots, Big Data and Sensors are here. However, this HBR article takes a different view of automation and digitization of work, going beyond the gloom and doom mindset. The digital era has suddenly turned everything upside down by bringing in automation and replacing the human cogs and requiring humans to become more “human like” – thinking, feeling, social and collaborative.

How Instructional Designers Create Learning Experiences(LX)

Magic EdTech

A learning experience can occur in a school or university, or in any setting in which the learner has access to conversations, books, videos, or digital tools. Cognitive psychology. At Magic EdTech, instructional design professional expertise is one of our core service offerings. Digital LX designed by a professionals can be much more engaging and effective than traditional learning materials—but poorly designed LX can be experienced as a muddle of disconnected multimedia.

Online Learning Courses – The New Reality for Institutions and Students 

Hurix Digital

Even before the current COVID-19 situation hit us, the rise of the digital era has brought about a significant change in the way modern education is imparted. Digital learning has the potential to enhance an educational institution’s reach, much beyond its immediate geographical surroundings.

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] The 3 Speeds of Thought

KnowledgeOne

However, the concept of cognitive bias – which differs from that of cognitive distortion derived from clinical psychology – was developed by psychologists Daniel Kahneman (2002 Nobel Prize in Economics) and Amos Tversky. As with cognitive bias, there are various types of heuristics.

6 Common Challenges Faced By Small and Medium Publishers

Kitaboo

Not only do they work wonders in reducing stress, enhancing knowledge, and improving vocabulary, but they also provide an excellent opportunity for mental stimulation and cognitive engagement. . Digital Disruption. How to Create Digital Textbooks in 5 Easy Steps.

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Deadline for UK Accessibility Laws Is Fast Approaching – Yes it is 30 September!

Magic EdTech

In the UK, new accessibility laws were passed that require a wide range of customizable features for learners with both physical and cognitive challenges. That’s why now is the right time to consider accessibility–before you start designing or building anything new “ Accessibility is not the same thing as assisted digital support, which provides access for users who have difficulty using or getting access to the web; instead, it’s about universally designed websites.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. Environments where learners are using digital tools to create or annotate outputs of their collective work are needed. My approach is to try understand where folks are coming from, and add the particular expertise that meets their needs.

deadline uk accessibility laws 30 september

Magic EdTech

In the UK, new accessibility laws were passed that require a wide range of customizable features for learners with both physical and cognitive challenges. That’s why now is the right time to consider accessibility–before you start designing or building anything new “ Accessibility is not the same thing as assisted digital support, which provides access for users who have difficulty using or getting access to the web; instead, it’s about universally designed websites.

deadline-uk-accessibility-laws-30-september

Magic EdTech

In the UK, new accessibility laws were passed that require a wide range of customizable features for learners with both physical and cognitive challenges. That’s why now is the right time to consider accessibility–before you start designing or building anything new “ Accessibility is not the same thing as assisted digital support, which provides access for users who have difficulty using or getting access to the web; instead, it’s about universally designed websites.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

The “ Publish a Post ” feature encourages thoughtful sharing around one’s area(s) of expertise and passion. Crafting a presentation to share on SlideShare once a month or so can be an effective #wol habit that not only communicates your ideas to a wider audience but enhances your processing and meta-cognitive skills.

A Look Back At The Years Best From Learning Science And Instructional Design

Mike Taylor

Simplifying Cognitive Load Theory. Adam Boxer ( @adamboxer1 ) takes a stab and simplifying the cognitive load theory. John Sweller’s Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) may be the single most important thing for teachers to know, but it was not necessarily designed with teachers in mind. The product of lab-based randomized controlled trials, it is a theory from the specific academic discipline of Cognitive Science. Be sure to catch here point about reducing “cognitive leaks”.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Why enable people who have disabilities relating to hearing, vision, mobility, or cognition to access the training that your organization provides? Private and public organizations, educational and corporate institutions, are all being closely examined to see if they follow the various mandates that require that digital materials be accessible. Digital content needs to be created in such a way that accommodates these assistive technologies.

Best Practices for Effective Online Course Development

Hurix Digital

The phenomenon of digitalization has arguably gifted pedagogy its greatest strength, i.e., online learning. In the digital age, the advantages of studying online are immense and speak for themselves. . Best eLearning Solutions for Digital Natives. People study for many reasons.