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. Know how the statistics stand today. According to a survey, developers want to build their apps for the iPhone and iPad, but Android devices were a close second.

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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. You can particularly use tools to ask for quick feedback, for instance, you can do a quick poll or survey or even call someone to see how he or she is doing.

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How we spend our time in the UK

Clive on Learning

The BBC news website describes a new Ofcom report which surveyed 1138 adults in the UK to determine how they spend their time, in particular the media they consume. But by multitasking - effectively using two or more devices at once - the survey found that young adults were able to squeeze the equivalent of nine hours 32 minutes worth of consumption into that time.”

How to train productivity at work: Top experts reveal their employee productivity formula


A typical approach to productivity-improvement programs for companies is to select one planner or one methodology and train everybody on how to use it … Survey your most productive workers. Haselberger has another interesting theory: multitasking is a myth. According to a 2008 Stanford study , multitasking doesn’t only make workers less productive; it also damages the human brain. Last year, we ran our Remote Work Statistics survey.

3 Things to Look for in Your LMS Reports


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. But most of us can probably relate to “completing” a required training (with one screen running the training while we multitask elsewhere) without getting much out of it. Thanks to budget cuts and massive teacher shortages, U.S.

How To Use Multimedia In eLearning: 6 Factors To Consider


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. Surveys, focus groups , and interviews also reveal their mobile learning preferences and tech familiarity. Multimedia makes eLearning interactive, entertaining, and easily digestible. But only if you know when, how, and why to use these elements in your eLearning course design.