Making Learning Memorable

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  1. 1. Make LearningMemorable Linda Warren Instructional Designer
  2. 2. OverviewMemory and how the brainfunctionsStrategies to make learningmemorableMethods to gain attentionMemory aids
  3. 3. People forget 90 percentof what they learn in class within30 days
  4. 4. They forget most ofwhat they learnedwithin thefirst few hours
  5. 5. Learning and forgetting
  6. 6. Space learning over time
  7. 7. Provide follow-up support
  8. 8. Break content intosmall chunks
  9. 9. Repeat toremember
  10. 10. CD CNI HRN AHI V
  11. 11. How many letters doyou remember?
  12. 12. CD CNI HRN AHI V
  13. 13. Createlogical associations SMECDC NIH RNA HIVLearner CDCNIHRNAHIV
  14. 14. How many lettersdo you remember now?
  15. 15. CDC NIH RNA HIV
  16. 16. Step-by-step instructions create organized structure
  17. 17. Source: Austin American-Statesman, June 4, 2011
  18. 18. Timelines create organized structure
  19. 19. Encoding islike a blenderrunning withthe lid off
  20. 20. Encoding is thebest predictorof learningsuccess
  21. 21. Elaborationcreate handlesto facilitateretrieval
  22. 22. Explanations should beelaboratemeaningfulin context
  23. 23. Use multisensory input
  24. 24. Demonstrate how informationcan be applied on the job Provide instant feedback
  25. 25. Use storytelling to providemeaningful details and context
  26. 26. Ask questions
  27. 27. How To Vote via TextingEX A MPLE 1. Standard texting rates only (worst case US $0.20)TIPS 2. We have no access to your phone number 3. Capitalization doesnt matter, but spaces and spelling do
  28. 28. Use visuals
  29. 29. Directionsfrom the office to the library3. Turn right on Maple.4. Take a right on Washington.5. Go over the train tracks.6. Go three-fourths of the way around the traffic circle and turn right on Erie.7. Turn left on Greenbriar.
  30. 30. Directionsfrom the office to the library
  31. 31. Clever phrases/keywords
  32. 32. Acronyms
  33. 33. Acrostics
  34. 34. Rhymes
  35. 35. Answers 1. 90 percent is forgotten in 30 days 2. CDC NIH RNA HIV 3. Group tested in water 4. Shape of a rainbow is a circle 5. Vision is the most powerful sense 6. Lincoln faces right 7. Acronym for the Great Lakes isHOMES
  36. 36. What makes learning memorable? RepetitionLogical associationsRelevanceMeaningfulnessTesting Multisensoryinput StorytellingSpaced learning ContextFeedback ElaborationSmall learning units Visuals CuriosityDetailsQuestionsSurpriseMemory aids
  37. 37. Great Voyages: ILT to WBTMicroAssist [email protected] series Best Practices in WBT The Web as a Medium Reading and Writing on the Web Visual Design Usability and AccessibilityContact: Heather Poggi-Mannis512.794.8440 http://www.microassist.com
  38. 38. Questionswww.microassist.com