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3 Tips To Apply The Levels Of Processing Theory In eLearning Course Design

3 Tips To Apply The Levels Of Processing Theory In eLearning Course Design

Thursday, 25 August 2016 by Christopher Pappas

If you think you have a firm grasp on how the human memory works, the Levels of Processing Theory may…

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Neuro-Linguistic Programming In Learning And Education

Neuro-Linguistic Programming In Learning And Education

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 by Maricel Rivera

What is neuro-linguistic programming (NLP)? How helpful is neuro-linguistic programming in learning? This article explores the topic and provides information…

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The Transformative Learning Theory: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

The Transformative Learning Theory: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Friday, 19 August 2016 by Christopher Pappas

Every eLearning professional strives to facilitate change. It may be on a large scale, such as helping their online learners…

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7 Tips To Apply The Generative Learning Theory In Corporate eLearning

7 Tips To Apply The Generative Learning Theory In Corporate eLearning

Saturday, 6 August 2016 by Christopher Pappas

Are you offering your employees a meaningful corporate eLearning experience, in the truest sense of the word? The human mind…

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Swiss Cheese Learning: Is Your Course Full Of Holes?

Swiss Cheese Learning: Is Your Course Full Of Holes?

Friday, 5 August 2016 by Anna Sabramowicz

In this article, I’ll be talking mostly about Swiss cheese. Well, actually, something I call Swiss Cheese Learning. It’s learning…

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7 Tips To Use The Elaboration Theory In Online Training

7 Tips To Use The Elaboration Theory In Online Training

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 by Christopher Pappas

You need to build online training success on a sturdy foundation. But how can you help your corporate learners broaden…

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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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