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The Psychology of Memory

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While the brain is complex and we don’t know everything about it, we do know some things about memory. We know enough to increase the chances of learners’ retaining information if they consume information in the best way.
Humor isn’t a requirement for becoming a trainer, but it is a valuable skill if you want to be effective. In fact, humor is a missing skill that can help you in nearly all capacities of your work, not just in training.
For employees to change their behavior, your training needs to make it past the brain’s gatekeeper – working memory – and into long-term memory. Instructional designers must craft a course in which all elements work together to manage learners'...

The Power of Pictures: How Far Does it Go?

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Modern e-learning is more visual than the text-heavy modules of the past. Designers are keen to highlight the visual and interactive aspects of their courses, but what does successful visual training look like?