The Myth of Multitasking: Another Case for Performance Support

Dashe & Thomson

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Multitasking: You’re Not as Productive as You Think

KnowledgeCity

Mobile technology enables us to be hyper-connected to the ever-expanding network of social and business worldwide. It enables us to multitask like never before. When we talk about multitasking, we are really talking about attention.” –Christine Rosen, The Myth of Multitasking.

Playing with Words, Multitasking, and Learning Objectives: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. Can the Brain Really Multitask? Is multitasking impossible?

Presentation Backchannel Multitasking

Tony Karrer

Caveats to Multitasking is Generally Bad for Work and Learning See my post on Multitasking for a summary of this. Or Clive Shepherd's How should presenters address multitasking? simple statement: Multitasking is an illusion – we are simply not capable of doing it. Multitasking Doodling and Notetaking are good. It’s one multitasking practice that I’m good at. Clive Shepherd - How should presenters address multitasking? Multitasking learners?

5 Steps to More Useful Webinars Using Microlearning & Social Networks

InSync Training

And when learners do attend a live session, they automatically put themselves into a “listen only” mindset; intending to multitask their way through the session with the hope that they will pick up the important points. Webinars Social Learning Microlearning 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

Social Networking, Performance Problems, Multitasking, & Research

Big Dog, Little Dog

Study: Social networks may subvert 'digital divide' - c/net. The Myth of Multitasking - The New Atlantis.

Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Social media in organisations has been a difficult topic and sometimes bothers me. When I am invited to do introductory sessions in organisations, I feel like I'm converting people to use MORE social media, whereas I don't believe it is a matter of using as many social media as possible.

Social Media - What’s the Impact

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ve been talking all month about Web 2.0 - but we haven’t talked all that much about social media. The facts in this video support the idea that this social media thing is a revolution in the way we communicate, not just an incremental adjustment. I liked this video enough to send it to my husband via e-mail – and also to post it to my facebook page, where a friend posted back this link to an article about how social media is being used.

Learned Helplessness of Learning #chat2lrn

Nick Leffler

I then wrote about it in the post Social and Learned Helplessness in Learning. For a not so great multitasked (is anybody?) You might also enjoy: Social and Learned Helplessness in Learning.

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Social eLearning Design - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Presentation Backchannel Multitasking - eLearning Technology , October 29, 2009. The Big Question: How should presenters address multitasking? The following are the top items based on social signals. Social Learning – Highlights , October 26, 2009. Learning through social networks , October 27, 2009. Social (45).

5 Tips to Time Management for Maximum Productivity

Your Training Edge

And for as much as you can, try not to get moody in the morning or to open mails/social media feeds that can potentially make you moody. Avoid multitasking. Research shows that multitasking lowers an individual’s performance by nearly 40%. How good are you with time management?

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

ID Reflections

In today''s time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development.

Reasons to Implement Microlearning into Corporate Training Strategies

Designing Digitally

In today’s modern workplace, jobs are fluid and employees are busy multitasking. They check their phones numerous times a day to stay socially connected. With such distractions and demanding schedules, it is difficult to divert their time and attention towards learning.

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. social media

Captioning Trends Make a Comeback Thanks to Gen Z

3Play Media

Multitaskers. In this fast-paced world that we live in, it’s no surprise that Gen Zers have adapted to become great multitaskers. This new generation can flip between texts, emails, phones calls, and social media like it’s nobody’s business.

The AGES Model can help learning stick

CLO Magazine

This also means that multitasking is the archenemy of learning. The word itself is misleading, since studies reveal that in reality, multitasking involves not simultaneous processing, but rapid switching between tasks. Most corporate learning programs are designed to be popular.

4 Ways to Make Synchronous eLearning Dazzling

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll be back in the near future with more on our short series of social media tips. As much as possible, shorter modules are preferable in synchronous e-learning to avoid the dreaded multitasking of participants!

Learning Tweets – and the Case Against Them

Bottom-Line Performance

One rule is clear – using twitter or other social learning techniques in a classroom is highly likely to be counterproductive, since multitasking is a myth. Tags: emerging trends and technologies learning transfer brain science social learning twitter I got a tweet this morning from a colleague who shall remain nameless (She knows who she is.) It said “Going to Dark Side…now tweeting from Blackberry.” I, of course, welcomed her and pointed out the cookies.

In Praise of Limits and the Art of Stillness: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter.

In Praise of Limits, and the Art of Stillness : This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter.

And the myths go on

Clark Quinn

Here’s a subset: Digital multitaskers : well, we know that’s inefficient, but haven’t we seen that taken up by device, not age group? Secretly social : (wth?) Go where the talent is : use appropriate social media. Provide social connection tools.

The Benefits of Mobile Learning

Capytech

Finally, mobile learning encourages social sharing and collaboration. After all, most social media interactions take place on phones. There are two things you should be aware of, though: Risk of distracted learning – many people multitask when on their phones.

CORPORATE INSTRUCTION IS STILL DISCONNECTED FROM MILLENNIAL LEARNING STYLES – A LIST BASED ON OBSERVATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE

Wonderful Brain

Hyperconnectivity is baked in to millennials as is multitasking. Change Disruptive Learning ELearning Instruction Instructional Design Learning Development Management Social Media

How Tech is Helping L&D Create More Time for Learning

CLO Magazine

Technology now allows for the creation of shorter learning sessions delivered through social and mobile channels. Learning in the flow of work should not, however, be confused with the rise of multitasking, which reportedly costs employers $650 billion a year.

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Blend Outside of the Box – Part 1

eLearning Brothers

Those articles you get excited about sharing on social media or emailing to colleagues? Today’s learners are multitaskers—so give them something besides their email to occupy them during your training.

What Happens in the Brain When You learn a Language?

Your Training Edge

Preliminary research indicates that being multilingual improves one’s memory, communication, and multitasking skills. He is also a content writer for edubirdies.org and various blogs about higher education, entertainment, social media & blogging.

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How To Integrate Automation Into Your Sales Process

Your Training Edge

The ultimate goal is to automate every process that you deem appropriate ranging from your emails to social media management, and scheduling meetings among others.

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Open Office, Work Culture, and Productivity

The Performance Improvement Blog

It''s way more efficient and less maddening than having my Gchat icon flashing all day, since I already suffer from multitasking overload, thanks to email, Yammer, Campfire, social media, and multiple browser tabs.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

Psychological research from Christy Price, published in 2009 described how to engage millennial learners: Make your class multimedia, incorporating more variety and shorter content to allow students to multitask.

18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 11

Upside Learning

Seems like, the war between social networking sites is far from over. Technologies like 4G and LTE, Near Field Communication (NFC), barcodes and augmented reality will see increasing amounts of hype in 2011, and the use of mobile/social/location combinations will soar, the report says.

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The Learning and Forgetting Curve: How to Make eLearning Memorable

TalentLMS

Multitasking with techno-stimulators: mobile phones, tablets, i-tunes and you get the drift. Another common and deceptively heroic habit, that we all are so proud of, is multitasking. But I thought multitasking got things done faster!

Designing e-Learning for Maximum Motivation

Experiencing eLearning

Cannot rely on social motivators (well, you could blend traditional e-learning with social learning, via social media or traditional forms…). “Expedited” path: Hit next without thinking, multitask, guess without consequence, random actions until give up. These are my live blogged notes from the Designing e-Learning for Maximum Motivation webinar by Ethan Edwards of Allen Interactions. Any typos, mistakes, incomplete thoughts, etc.

Training the Generations

Your Training Edge

But, Gen Yers are group-oriented, even socially. They are able to multitask but expect you to provide a structure and the resources to get the job done. We all know that our workforces are changing.

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Top 4 Digital Publishing Trends You Need to Know

Kitaboo

Audiobooks can give people with limited reading time the chance to listen to their favorite books while multitasking.

Training the Generations

Your Training Edge

But, Gen Yers are group-oriented, even socially. They are able to multitask but expect you to provide a structure and the resources to get the job done. We all know that our workforces are changing.

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Task, Interrupted: How to Seamlessly Integrate Training into Work

Litmos

Even worse, depending on the amount of multitasking being done at the time, none of the tasks may be done well. You’re a sales manager, and your sales team needs training on a specific aspect of their jobs.

The Concept of Microlearning

Gyrus

Where our multitasking is so engrained in a workflow that we cannot allow more than 5 minutes on any given task before needing to refocus on a bigger picture. The Concept of Microlearning.