How to Combat the “Hey Look! A Squirrel!” Syndrome

Jigsaw Interactive

We all see students in television shows and movies sitting in neat little rows, listening attentively to the teacher, and answering questions.

Apple iPad: Who Is It Really For?

Upside Learning

I think the iPad in its current form – sans Flash, multitasking, & camera – has very limited uses in workplace learning. Remember the ‘iPad Killer’ from Google is about to come and it will probably have multitasking. The iPad lets you listen to music, watch movies, browse the web, check emails, browse photo albums, read newspapers, read ebooks, & navigate streets using 3G & GPS.

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8 Proven Tips for Optimal Learning

KnowledgeOne

” — Are we really good at multitasking? Furthermore, while we once believed that our brains could juggle several tasks simultaneously, science has disproved this idea (see Are we really good at multitasking? Are we really good at multitasking?

How Can We Shift the Way We Learn to Adapt to Our Changing Attention Span?

SmartUp

We often use sustained attention for tasks that take a long time or require intense focus – for example, work meetings, exams, lectures or even watching a movie. . On the other hand, divided attention is the type of focus that takes place during multitasking.

Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Multitasking. For instance, Chloe Fan kept all her movie tickets since 2001. In this blogpost you can read how she analyzed it and learned from this like her change in taste and movie visiting patterns like time of day, who she is visiting with etc. Social media in organisations has been a difficult topic and sometimes bothers me.

We’re Hiring! Customer Success Specialist (Dublin)

LearnUpon

Self-motivated with a high attention to detail and ability to multitask. A sense of humor and a real passion for monthly cook-offs, movie nights, and company competitions! LearnUpon is a cloud-based software company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with offices in Sydney, New York, and Belgrade. LearnUpon is designed for organizations looking to distribute their courses and track their training quickly and easily at scale.

Why The Rising Demand for Learning Has JetBlue and Virgin Taking It to The Skies

eLearningMind

And say what you will about the attention spans of younger generations, but their multitasking abilities can be a benefit for the perpetually time-crunched organization. Still, consider the type of traveler who would rather take a course on WWII history rather than zone out with a movie: A motivated individual who values learning above entertainment (but prefers a mixture of the two).

The Rising Learning Generation Takes to The Skies

eLearningMind

And say what you will about the attention spans of younger generations, but their multitasking abilities can be a benefit for the perpetually time-crunched organization. Still, consider the type of traveler who would rather take a course on WWII history rather than zone out with a movie: A motivated individual who values learning above entertainment (but prefers a mixture of the two).

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

mLearning Revolution

One thing I really like about Apple and Google is that they both have a single user id and password for just about every service, so once I setup my device, it knows who I am and I can begin purchasing apps, music, movies etc. Multitasking.

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Ted Nelson’s Unbook

Jay Cross

Last night I attended a celebration of the publication of Ted Nelson’s autobiographical unbook , Possiplex: Movies, Intellect, and Creative Control. 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.

May – June 15 Great Ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

How (and Why) to Stop Multitasking - HarvardBusiness.org , May 20, 2010. Facebook, The Movie, In Theaters Soon - Lockergnome Blog Network , June 4, 2010. Best of Informal Learning Flow. May 1, 2010 to June 14, 2010. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. 12 Things Good Bosses Believe - HarvardBusiness.org , May 28, 2010. What is data science? OReilly Radar , June 2, 2010.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

Learnnovators

In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. I saw the movie Cinderella over the weekend which has this line: Just because it is done doesn’t mean it should be done. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways.

MICRO-LEARNING AS A WORKPLACE LEARNING STRATEGY

Learnnovators

In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. I saw the movie Cinderella over the weekend which has this line: Just because it is done doesn’t mean it should be done. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways.