Photo of Patti Shank
Learning Peaks LLC

Patti Shank

Founder, Learning Peaks, LLC
Patti Shank PhD is listed as one of the Top 10 Most Influential People in eLearning internationally. She has written numerous books and her articles are found all over the Internet . You can find out more about her at www.pattishank.com.
35 articles
7 topics
Posting activity
November 17, 2019

Challenges And Benefits Of Delivering Content On Smaller Screens

Those who design mobile learning must understand the typical constraints for consuming content and performing tasks on a smaller screen, including screen size, interruptions, connectivity loss, split attention, higher interaction cost, and increased cognitive load. Despite these constraints, many of which you can reduce with good design, there are also major benefits. These benefits, however, are likely not to be what most organizations are currently doing or planning on doing.
September 1, 2019

No, We Cannot Look Everything Up

Search can help us find information, but we must know what to look up and how to interpret and use it. Existing knowledge helps us know what to look up. Existing knowledge helps us know if what we find is relevant. It helps us understand what the information means. And so on.
May 23, 2019
editors choice badge Editors' Choice

Non-Conscious Aspects Of Learning And Performance

In a former life, I worked as a health educator. I still love building this type of instruction. But here’s the thing. Changing people’s health behavior is very difficult, which shouldn’t be a surprise to people who develop workplace instruction. Work behavior is hard to change, just like health behavior. This article will explain an important reason why changing thinking and behavior is so difficult.