Friday Find Finds — Reduce PowerPoint Overload, Merging Modalities, Designing for Cognitive Bias

Mike Taylor

Design for Cognitive Bias: Using Mental Shortcuts for Good Instead of Evil. This was the closing keynote from the recent Learning Solutions conference by David Dylan Thomas. with Paul Matthews on the Learning & Development podcast. Be a good steward of your gifts.

Friday Finds: The Best Of Learning, Design & Technology | April 29, 2022

Mike Taylor

The History of Cognitive Load. Easiest Way to Host Elearning. If you’ve ever Googled “how to upload my elearning course” this post is for you. “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” Thorton Wilder.

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Friday Finds: The Best Of Learning, Design & Technology | April 15, 2022

Mike Taylor

Unfortunately, the PowerPoint interface guides people towards creating slides that contradict current research in cognitive science. PACT Professional Portfolios – May 13 Canadian Elearning Conference – June 16-17 Elearn Success Series: The EdTech Session – July 20.

Friday Find Finds — Skills Reports, Async Training Program & Brain Sensory Signals

Mike Taylor

In spite of many cognitive psychologists’ efforts to dispel the myth, the learning styles theory is still popular in many educational circles. 20 questions you should ask before talking about training with Jeff Kortenbosch on the Learning While Working podcast.

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Friday Finds: The Best Of Learning, Design & Technology | February 25, 2022

Mike Taylor

Design for Cognitive Bias: Using Mental Shortcuts for Good Instead of Evil. Bonus : You can catch the author Arthur Brooks on the Daily Stoic podcast. “If you seek tranquility, do less.” Marcus Aurelius. Happy Friday! I had the best time last weekend at our local curling club.

Friday Finds: The Best Of Learning, Design & Technology | March 3, 2022

Mike Taylor

How does nudge theory support workplace learning on the MindTools podcast Sarah Winters on content design with David Dylan Thomas on the Design for Cognitive Bias podcast. “There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen.” Vladimir Lenin.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | May 14, 2020

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. A Fresh Perspective on What’s Possible with Today’s Learning Technologies – June 10 Canadian Elearning Conference – June 11. What Every eLearning Pro Should Know About NoCode with Mathias Vermeulen.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | December 27, 2019

Mike Taylor

Check this out for some insights into how the brain makes decisions that compel people to take action from Tracy Trost on the Social Media Marketing Podcast. Conferences & Learning Events. Submit your speaking proposals for the Canadian Elearning Conference by January 10th.

Friday Finds | May 11, 2018

Mike Taylor

The Top eLearning Conferences to Attend. With so many great conference options to choose from it is nice to get an informed opinion from Learn Upon ( @LearnUpon ) You can check out my big list of L&D-related conferences if you’d like to see more options beyond this list. Learn some of the cognitive biases we all have a some of the steps you can take to counter them. Conference News. L&D conferences happening this month.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | May 7, 2020

Mike Taylor

Why does a cognitively demanding activity, like playing a video game, create a pleasurable state of flow, while math problems rarely feel that way? Podcasts. What Every eLearning Pro Should Know About NoCode with Mathias Vermeulen.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

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As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning. Here are our amazing eLearning experts: Tom Kuhlmann | Karl Kapp | Ray Jimenez | Patti Shank | Bryan Jones. To make eLearning more engaging, think of how a TV mystery show is created.