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Mastery Learning: What Grand Theft Auto 5 Can Teach Us 

Mastery Learning: What Grand Theft Auto 5 Can Teach Us 

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 by Anna Sabramowicz

Have you ever wondered how to make your learning as addictive as video games? Ever thought about why these games…

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3 Tips To Apply The Cognitive Dissonance Theory In eLearning

3 Tips To Apply The Cognitive Dissonance Theory In eLearning

Friday, 22 July 2016 by Christopher Pappas

Attitude, behavior, and beliefs are all key concerns that eLearning professionals should consider when designing eLearning courses. In this article,…

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5 Tips To Use Classical Conditioning In eLearning

5 Tips To Use Classical Conditioning In eLearning

Thursday, 14 July 2016 by Christopher Pappas

Classical Conditioning is a theory that is widely used in the field of psychology. However, eLearning professionals can also apply…

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The Aptitude-Treatment Interaction Guide For eLearning

The Aptitude-Treatment Interaction Guide For eLearning

Thursday, 7 July 2016 by Christopher Pappas

The most effective eLearning experiences are those that take a personalized approach. They cater to the specific needs, wants, and…

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6 Tips To Use The Schema Theory In eLearning

6 Tips To Use The Schema Theory In eLearning

Friday, 1 July 2016 by Christopher Pappas

The human mind is more than just soft tissue and synapses. It is a complex organ that allows us to…

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Changing Behavioral Patterns Through Education

Changing Behavioral Patterns Through Education

Thursday, 30 June 2016 by Michael Treser

Behavioral patterns are useful in everyday lives, but changing them is hard. Let's look at the stages a person passes…

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6 Tips To Develop Spaced eLearning Courses

6 Tips To Develop Spaced eLearning Courses

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 by Christopher Pappas

The brain has its boundaries, particularly when it comes to memory and knowledge retention. However, eLearning professionals can outsmart the…

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5 Tips To Apply The Repair Theory In eLearning

5 Tips To Apply The Repair Theory In eLearning

Saturday, 25 June 2016 by Christopher Pappas

Mistakes and experience are two of the most effective teachers. Every error we make brings us one step closer to…

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5 Tips To Use The Triarchic Theory In Online Training

5 Tips To Use The Triarchic Theory In Online Training

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 by Christopher Pappas

Acquiring and assimilating new information involves a multitude of firing synapses, mental schema, and memory banks. In other words, it’s…

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7 Best Practices To Apply The Cognitive Flexibility Theory In eLearning

4 Best Practices To Apply The Cognitive Flexibility Theory In eLearning

Thursday, 16 June 2016 by Christopher Pappas

Your online learners need to be able to adapt to any situation and use the information they've acquired for a…

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Pedagogy Vs Andragogy: An Unnecessary Paradigm

Pedagogy Vs Andragogy: An Unnecessary Paradigm

Thursday, 21 April 2016 by Chris Straley

How can a thoughtful learning professional best address the needs of learners regardless of their age? The following article provides…

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Applying The Flow Theory In Online Training

Applying The Flow Theory In Online Training

Saturday, 9 April 2016 by Christopher Pappas

Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi, the noted psychologist and professor who introduced the Flow Theory, described it as "the holistic experience that people…

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