Category Archives: cognitive science

Coffee Cup Browsing Feb 27


Finding a bunch of unrelated things of interest … I’ve heard (and even said) that a good story is an excellent means to learning something. Instructional storytelling – methinks we need to learn how to do this well. Interesting when … Continue reading

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Do folks really really learn differently?


There seems to be a lot of “of course” replies to this question … where there are many assumptions made about differences between generations. But is this truly the case? If so, then what data can we point to that … Continue reading

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ARG: Add this to my bucket of ideas for use


 BJ Schone noted a free whitepaper on alternate reality games (ARGs) … from Enspire Learning He pointed to an earlier post of his as well …    Good stuff!   Other links noted: Enspire Learning Whitepaper on ARG Never Rest … Continue reading

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Will Thalheimer – Uber-Debunker


I’ve seen it – you’ve probably seen it – it has been part of webinars, conferences and even internal team meetings, I bet. But IT AIN’T TRUE! People do NOT remember 10% of what they read, 20% of what they … Continue reading

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