Cognition, Synesthesia, Story Telling, Webinars, Strategy, & Six Degrees

Big Dog, Little Dog

A new model has arisen over the past decade, in which visual cognition is understood not as a camera but something more like a flashlight beam sweeping a twilit landscape. At any particular instant, we can only see detail and color in the small patch we are concentrating on.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning


The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. What is Social Learning? Why Social Learning?

Why You Should Adopt Social Learning

EI Design

It is exciting to be part of the new era in corporate learning that leverages on social and collaborative learning. Here is why you should adopt social learning, from both learners’ and businesses’ perspectives. Why You Need To Adopt Social Learning. Social Learning

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Twitter’s Impact on Your Brain-Same as Bilingualism

Kapp Notes

Adults must be socially stimulated to learn, which is why language retention is usually only successful for adults when they are immersed with other language-speakers. Bilingual people “build new bridges” in the brain, says Dr. Kuhl, a University of Washington professor and co-author of a recent study on social learning, and their brains are constantly adapting and reshuffling data as they translate. Practice at constant switching improves an aspect of their cognitive abilities.

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

He identified three principal domains of learning: Cognitive (what one knows or thinks), Psychomotor (what one does, physically) and Affective (what one feels, or what attitudes one has). Now is the age of learning technology in all its form – social, mobile and personalized.

Is Multimedia the Most Underrated Tool for Internal Communication?


The average person only has an eight-second attention span, which means that even the most revolutionary ideas must compete with things like social media and funny cat videos. Instant messages with embedded links, videos, and photos. Being creative with the way that you share your message might mean the difference between real change and just another workplace memo.

Employee Training Software: 18 Keys to Finding the Best Product for You

And some help you guide and manage social or informal learning. Do they actively use chat rooms and instant message or not? Can it help you manage informal and social learning? If it takes extra cognitive effort to figure out the interface, your team will avoid it.

5 Blended Learning Activities to Consider for Memorable Corporate eLearning Courses


Typically, webinars are held through web conferencing software that features instant messaging tools. In addition, each simulation should focus on one specific topic or task to avoid cognitive overload. Social Media Support.

Searching for a Higher Purpose

CLO Magazine

Talk about email, Slack and instant messaging rather than business letter writing,” she said. “It which is defined as “the marriage of physical and digital technologies, such as analytics, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing and Internet of Things technology.”.

Four Ways Technology Is Changing How People Learn [Infographic]

SHIFT eLearning

The reality is that a plethora of tools facilitate or even encourage cooperation—from social network to instant messaging applications. Today, more than ever before, technology plays an important role in society.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

AR can combine images, sound, movies, games, search engines, databases, social media, and the web, and explode them across the physical world, revealing invisible stories around products, processes, and operations. People are social animals.

Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

Google, Google Scholar, and Wikipedia for homework, the school’s VLE/LMS, instant message, text, profile on a social networking service like Facebook or MySpace.). Neomillennial User Experience Design Strategies: Utilizing social networking media to support “always on” learning styles. “Situated cognition and the culture of learning.&# A review of cognitive teaching methods.