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

Upside Learning

In short, the last week has seen the internet buzzing with activity – from some astonishing statistics in the mobile domain to eBooks taking the centre stage in publishing market and the entry of QR in eLearning. Research: Less Girl Game Time Down To Multitasking Behavior With Tech.

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Podcasting: Is It Right For Your Content Mix?

Talented Learning

Well, podcast adoption statistics are impressive by any measure. Listening to podcasts is a perfect choice for people who enjoy multitasking.

Blended Learning and Mobile Performance Support: Ahead of the Curve

Bottom-Line Performance

Desktop eLearning is still “king,” but recent statistics show mobile learning is on the rise for real this time. “We can’t keep thinking of training as a one-time event.”

Non-verbal communication for online facilitators

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I also know often on a Skype call when someone is multitasking. The 5 most important non-verbal channels of an online facilitator are: Use statistics. Most online environments offer some statistics , eg.

How we spend our time in the UK

Clive on Learning

The statistics suggest people in the UK spend seven hours a day – almost half their waking lives - "engaging in media and communications activities" The article goes on: “However, the average person actually squeezes in the equivalent of nearly nine hours of media and communications by multi-tasking on several devices. Before getting carried away, it is important to realise that there are very real doubts about whether multitasking is actually possible.

Five Ways Mobile Learning Can Be a Boon For Healthcare Sales Professionals

CommLab India

They need to multitask – be aware of relevant regulatory laws, have extensive knowledge of their drugs and equipment, be knowledgeable of competing products, and be able to answer doctors’ queries effectively.

3 Things to Look for in Your LMS Reports

eFront

When managers know what to look for and how to use the data, they will see that strengths-based development has a statistically positive effect on everything from employee turnover to company profit. Thanks to budget cuts and massive teacher shortages, U.S.

Mobile Learning: Definition, Examples, Advantages and Disadvantages

Xyleme

Multitasking might not be the best for learning retention. The below infographic outlines relevant data and statistics and how to make the change to mobile learning. What is Mobile Learning?

How To Use Multimedia In eLearning: 6 Factors To Consider

TalentLMS

This is all supported by scientific fact: our minds are incapable of multitasking. The eLearning audio clarifies complex trends of statistics that are featured in the eLearning graph. Multimedia makes eLearning interactive, entertaining, and easily digestible.

Google Wave - Twitter - eLearning Learning Best of October 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Presentation Backchannel Multitasking - eLearning Technology , October 29, 2009. Video Games, Education and Entertainment Statistics - Kapp Notes , October 5, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. October 2009. October was a really great month for content! Featured Sources. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas - Kapp Notes , October 16, 2009.

Twitter Research - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Multitasking - eLearning Technology , October 6, 2009. Video Games, Education and Entertainment Statistics - Kapp Notes , October 5, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. October 1, 2009 to October 9, 2009. Upcoming Free Online eLearning Events. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Tuesday, October 13, 2009. Gaining Leverage From Leadership. Wednesday, October 14, 2009. Formalizing Informal Learning …What? Thursday, October 15, 2009. Featured Sources.