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Oct

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People, Stories, and Surprises – Training Tips

Posted by on October 16th, 2013 0 comments

Recently, the Shift eLearning Blog had a post entitled “Understanding People is the Most Important Thing in eLearning Design.” I think that many of their tips can be applied to both online and face-to-face environments. Below are a few of my take-aways, but the full post is linked above if you’d like to click over… Read More »

Posted in: Adult Learning Principles, Instructional Design, Online Classes, Training Tips

May

29

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Multitasking: Just Say No!

Posted by on May 29th, 2013 0 comments

I said it just the other day…Sorry, I didn’t catch what you said, I was multitasking. Well, I guess I wasn’t doing a very good job of it, or else I would have heard what the other person said. And now, after testing my multitasking skills [http://stephanieevergreen.com/your-brain-on-slideshows/], I am here to report that there will be… Read More »

Posted in: Adult Learning Principles

Apr

25

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The Networked Student

Posted by on April 25th, 2013 0 comments

What does it mean to be a “networked student” in today’s learning environment?  How can students use technology to connect with others?  Watch this fun video (5 minutes 10 seconds) to follow along with a student as he builds his knowledge base through tools like Google Scholar, social bookmarking, blog posts, RSS readers, podcasts, and… Read More »

Posted in: Adult Learning Principles, Teaching Technologies

Nov

26

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Is it Real or is it Memorex?

Posted by on November 26th, 2012 0 comments

A 2007 Stanford University study asked: “Do you learn more if you interact with a live person, or if you interact with a computer?” The conclusion was that people do better when they believe that they are interacting with a person. But what if that person is really an avatar? And what are the implications… Read More »

Posted in: Adult Learning Principles, Instructional Design, Training Tips

Nov

14

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Know your audience and their brains

Posted by on November 14th, 2012 0 comments

Auditory learners, visual learners, kinesthetic learners. Now that we know, what should we do? Once we know what to do, are we achieving the right balance? Read a blog post by Karla Gutierrez of the SH!FT: Disruptive Learning blog. http://info.shiftelearning.com/blog/bid/243094/Back-to-Basics-The-Essential-Elements-of-Effective-eLearning

Posted in: Adult Learning Principles, Instructional Design, Training Tips

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