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Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Cog Research Implications for eLearning: Multi-tasking, CPU Use, and Learning [UPDATE]
eLearning turning into hamburger flipping? Check the box training design is crazy-making enough. Don't be an eLearning zombie-maker. Instead of eating brain power, use your cognitive research knowledge for good.
Think that Sodoku is making you smarter? Nope. Get off your butt to get your head out of your... well, you know. Break up long training with a walk, a workout, a virtual scavenger hunt using location based mobile info... something. Your brain needs all the good stuff moving around produces. Fit body, fit brain.
Your brain works with pictures.
You are hard wired for visual thinking, and pictures can help your message move easily cross language barriers. Storybaording will save you from verbosity, dullness, word walls, and ...