To Inform And Inspire: Images In Online Learning

Images and visuals are some of the most powerful learning tools available to content developers. Yet many online courses avoid images and visuals, using them […]

Cuomo's Masterclass In Multimedia Learning Design

In daily press briefings, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his staff deliver a masterclass on the cognitive theory of multimedia learning design. This post was first […]

Tips To Avoid Cognitive Overload In Employee Training Programs

If you want your employees to work more efficiently, you need to design an efficient training course. Here are some tips to avoid cognitive overload […]

Cognitive Load, Element Interactivity, And Reversal Effect

As learning designers, you have certainly heard of cognitive load theory and it has helped you make informed design decisions. According to cognitive load theory, […]

Managing Cognitive Load

Reducing cognitive load can make all the difference when designing great digital learning content. But, given the fact that most of us don’t have a […]

7 Common Causes Of Cognitive Overwhelm In eLearning

There’s only so much a mind can take before it starts to overload and block incoming facts and stats. Let’s take a closer look at […]

Learning Assessment Using Brain-Computer Interfaces: Are You Paying Attention?

The combination of the synchronized electrical activity of all the neurons in the brain - brainwaves - can be captured in real-time using Brain-Computer Interfaces […]

Are You Giving Your Employees Information Overload Or Useful Knowledge?

Every day, we try to process the huge amount of information that is thrown at us, but we just physically can't process it all! Find […]

7 Facts About Cognitive Overload That Every eLearning Pro Should Know

Are you overwhelming online learners with too many facts and figures? In this article, I’ll share 7 facts about cognitive overload that you should commit […]

The Role Of Memory In Learning – Encoding

As we discussed in the previous blog article in this series, there are 3 main steps in the memory process: encoding, storing, and retrieving. Here, […]

The Role Of Memory In Learning: How Important Is It?

Memory is the superior (logical or intellectual) cognitive process that defines the temporal dimension of our mental organization. It is our ability to encode, store, […]

Free eBook – Transforming Learning: Using Video For Cognitive, Emotional, And Social Engagement

This free eBook is Obsidian Learning’s latest contribution to the body of research associated with the effectiveness of video used as a tool for learning. […]

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