Author: John Immel

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The Hot Date (aka) Cognitive Load Theory Part 2

You sit down in Starbucks for a first date. You take in their clothes, their hair, their eyes, the sound of their voice, the expressions on their faces all the while your brain is scrambling for...

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The Lunch and Learn Myth (aka) Cognitive Load Theory Part 1

The Sage on the Stage is giving a “training” during a Lunch and Learn.  You sit in the auditorium filled with other learners alternating between your low fat turkey sandwich and a bag of non GMO...

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Let me save you some money. (Video)

Do you really have a training problem?  Here is how you can know.

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Hey, what is your thought about the Kirkpatrick model?

I was recently asked to evaluate Kirkpatrick's model. The following was my answer:  

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Cognitive Neuro What?

In our brains we have things called neurons, round cells that grow about 100,000 branches called dendrites and a long root known as axon. This is the stuff of thinking.

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Will the Real Instructional Designers Please Stand Up?

I recently searched for Instructional Designer on a popular job site. I expected to find job descriptions that described what I do; however, what I found has me very concerned about the state of the...

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