MANAGING INFORMATION OVERLOAD

The common wisdom amongst instructional designers is to avoid creating an information overload. Don’t overburden the learner. Just keep things simple. Make it easy. Yeah […]

New forms of HCI raise numerous career-related and curriculum-related questions for us [Christian]

Questions from DSC: Which jobs/positions are being impacted by new forms of Human Computer Interaction (HCI)? What new jobs/positions will be created by these new […]

Here’s the Secret Number to Help You Avoid Information Overload

You may not realize it, but we have a natural defense to avoid information overload. Imagine that someone is giving you a phone number. It’s […]

Could virtual reality be used to help students w/ ADD and ADHD? [Christian]

From DSC: A close family member struggles with maintaining focus. She is easily distracted by noises and motions inside the classroom. When she’s distracted, there’s […]

Information Services Today: The Consistency of Change in Our Information/Learning Landscape

Given all we read and hear every day, we could easily (and mistakenly) assume that being overwhelmed by information and a rapid technology-driven rate of […]

Video of the week: Daniel Levitin on Information Overload

Neuroscientist #daniel levitin discusses the impact of #information overload on the brain. He says that ‘uni-tasking’ at work is more productive than multi-tasking and that […]

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