Using Cognitive Hacks for eLearning


One of the secrets to Paul Pimsleur’s methods is that he designed the courses to include cognitive shortcuts in order to maximize retention. HIPAA was enacted in 1996 and provides data privacy for safeguarding medical information”), move on to something else (e.g.,

Scenario-Based Learning in Higher Ed

Experiencing eLearning

Instead of writing an essay on cognitive dissonance, students wrote an article for an internal newsletter. Next, define the term “Cognitive Dissonance” and explain how it relates to customer purchases. (In

Nail the Scope: Levels of Learning

Actio Learning

Below is a summary of the six levels of learning depicted above, with simple descriptions, useful verbs to use in learning objectives or when describing the learning outcome, and how the levels align with Bloom's Cognitive and Psychomotor Taxonomies as well as Marzano's Taxonomy.

5 Guidelines for Using Your Phone at Work


The Journal of the Association of Consumer Research published a study in 2017 that showed the very presence of your phone at work (even when it’s powered off) “reduces available cognitive capacity.” You actually have to devote some of your cognitive resources to resisting.”.

How E-Learning is Better for Special Needs Students


Students with special needs constitute a wide range of individuals, from those with physical handicaps to cognitive or developmental impairments. A home environment can provide the privacy to access courses in whatever way works best for them. Online education has the possibility to open the door for learners who are challenged by traditional classroom environments.

Effectiveness of E-trainings for Compliance in the Pharma Industry

CommLab India

Content chunking defeats cognitive overload. For example, through content-chunking, you give the need-to-know content on screen and nice-to-know content through hyperlinks or PDFs that can be referred by your reps at their convenient time, thereby minimizing their cognitive overload.

Oculus Rift Is Going To Be Awesome for Enterprise Training


Grovo solves for that by training in micro, which presents learners with content that demands very little cognitive work and very little time. Have them practice with interactive software that gets them up to speed, at their own pace and in privacy, before subjecting them to a final test.

The 6 Top Trends for Instructional Designers for 2017


AR is synonymous to authentic, experiential and transformative learning experiences that have proven track records of improving cognitive achievement. They have been scrutinized for invading the privacy of learners, but not anymore.

How Do Serious Games Boost Learning

Designing Digitally

Games are mostly mobile, promote sharing, and are less concerned about privacy. Game based learning comes with an intrinsic value, which makes students aspire for cognitive thinking skills, such as discussions, problem solving, and analysis to reach their goals.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

October 23, 2008 Using Toolkits to Aggregate Learning Resources , February 6, 2009 Enterprise Wiki as Intranet - a success story , September 20, 2007 Lurking and loafing , March 9, 2010 Activities, Workflows and Structured Wikis (Augmented Social Cognition) , February 9, 2009 Wikis for Improving Productivity - Experiencing eLearning , June 10, 2008 Wiki's For Professional Development - Learnadoodledastic , September 26, 2007 One more time: what's the difference between a blog and a wiki?

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How to Create Alternative Text for Images for Accessibility and SEO

Visual Lounge

Alternative text (also called “alt text”) helps ensure people who are blind or visually impaired, or who may have other physical or cognitive disabilities can access and understand visual content such as images, charts, and graphs.

Designing Meaningful Practice in Training

Actio Learning

A recent article explores how learning outcomes can be improved by understanding cognitive science behind learning. We respect your privacy. One learning practice in particular is critical to achieving performance outcomes, creating meaningful practice.

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Also interesting topics: Cognitive , Effectiveness , LCMS , Social Network , iPhone , Director. Mel Aclaro - Business Casual Mel has a lot of interesting topics, but clearly a lot around social topics ( Social Media , Social Networks , LinkedIn , Twitter , RSS , Social Network , Facebook ), but keep him in mind for Streaming , Privacy , and Internationalization. We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community.

Facebook Apprenticeship

Clark Quinn

Jay connects this to Cognitive Apprenticeship (my favorite model of learning), where the boss is modeling his thinking processes, and the employee can use that model as a guide to performance. Of course, there are other issues, like privacy, and having a culture where sharing is the basis for improvement, not chastisement. Jay Cross has an interesting post about using Facebook in the organization, and makes a connection I hadn’t seen (and wish I had :).Â

May – June 15 Great Ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Putting Online Privacy in Perspective - OReilly Radar , May 30, 2010. My Contrarian Stance on Facebook and Privacy - OReilly Radar , May 21, 2010. Blog – The Fundamental Limits of Privacy For Social Networks - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , May 4, 2010. Society is more than an aggreagation of individuals - Cognitive Edge , May 29, 2010. Best of Informal Learning Flow. May 1, 2010 to June 14, 2010.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

His work around the study of social and cognitive presence in distance learning contexts has been cited many times, and his research has led to a number of high profile keynote speech invitations around the globe.

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

eLearning Coach: From a cognitive perspective, how does learning through social media differ from structured and self-paced eLearning? In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart.

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

Psychologist Carl Jung’s theory of personality type, as presented by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) instrument, identifies four such preferences: • How people are energized and whether they tend to focus their cognitive energy externally (extroversion) or internally (introversion). Conversely, someone with a preference for introversion may need privacy to concentrate, and might be drained by an open environment.

Intro to Neuro


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Best of informal learning since September 1, 2010…

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Facebook & privacy – research shows approaches that might help young people - edublogs , September 22, 2010. Making values mundane; inducing mendaciousness - Cognitive Edge , October 25, 2010. Informal Learning Flow. Next month, a new aggregator on Working Smarter from Internet Time Alliance , sponsored by Xyleme , will replace Informal Learning Flow. Here’s what’s probably the swan song, the end of a great run. September 1 to November 18, 2010.

January 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Says The Age of Privacy is Over - ReadWriteWeb , January 9, 2010. Knowledge sharing across silos: Part II - Cognitive Edge , January 12, 2010. Top Informal Learning links for the first month of 2010. Yesterday’s #lrnchat was on crowdsourcing. This is an example. The crowd picks this list, not I. Protecting Reputations Online in Plain English - Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English - , January 6, 2010.

Online Networking in Courses

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Here's a thought! I wonder what it would look like if I posted to my blog using the little email feature at the bottom of an item in Google Reader? it goes. If this works, then check out read this cool post by Christy Tucker reviewing a great presentation at Conference on Distance Learning and Teaching.