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Multitasking Vs. Continuous Partial Attention

eLearningMind

What is Multitasking? Multitasking is apparent human ability to perform more than one task at the same time. Therefore, multitasking often results in a high error rate. It might sound like two sides of the same coin, but multitasking is wildly different than continuous partial attention—especially for eLearning purposes.

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Multitasking in the Modern Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Even the most committed learners and seasoned virtual classroom experts have a tendency to multitask in this learning environment. I’m willing to bet that you divided your attention between the event and other things like email, lunch, or a pressing project. We don’t judge!

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Multitasking and Time Management – Like Water and Oil

Edmego Learning

Multitasking – The Challenge. I feel almost hypocritical writing a post about multitasking because I got as far as writing out the title and was distracted by numerous other items that popped up. Time management and multitasking are like water and oil. Typical right? Like the title indicates. They just don’t mix.

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Multitasking – Don’t Do It

Upside Learning

When multitasking, productivity decreases up to 40% and stress rises. Harvard Business Review’s Peter Bregman spent a week consciously not multitasking and writes about it. Hit the jump - How (and Why) to Stop Multitasking. Related posts: Multitasking or Attention Switching? His results? First, it was delightful.

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The Myth of Multitasking: Another Case for Performance Support

Dashe & Thomson

The post The Myth of Multitasking: Another Case for Performance Support appeared first on Social Learning Blog. eLearning performance support elearning multitasking' A new email has arrived via your smart phone and you just can’t resist responding. But not to [.]

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Multitasking or Attention Switching?

Upside Learning

As a general search on the web will reveal, there is quite a debate about multitasking and task switching. He needs to either multitask – to monitor the word streams and identify the words that occur in the set, or he must constantly switch focus from window to window. It’s based on simple word identification.

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Multitasking Takes Toll On Memory, Study Finds

Upside Learning

Came across this article in the NYT Bits Blog – Multitasking Takes Toll on Memory ; states quite simply that the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has published research which shows that multitasking takes a significant toll on the working memory of older individuals.