Monthly Archives: January 2015

Do memory aids and systems of coding really help learners to recall information?

Memory aids and systems of coding help learners to recall information when they need it. Under the title “What’s been did and what’s been hid,” that is the sixth of 12 truisms that have influenced how I have been doing my work … Continue reading

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Readability – myth or science?

You can test the readability of instructional material and judge how well it will match learners’ levels of literacy. Under the title “What’s been did and what’s been hid,” here is the fifth of 12 truisms that have influenced how I … Continue reading

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Can students take control of their own learning?

It is a good idea to put students in control of their own learning, and they are capable of accepting that control. Under the title “What’s been did and what’s been hid,” this is the third of 12 truisms that … Continue reading

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Do you believe in situated learning?

If you separate facts and concepts from the context in which they will use them, learners will simply forget them. Under the title “What’s been did and what’s been hid,” here is the second of 12 truisms that have influenced … Continue reading

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Do people really learn more by doing than by watching and/or listening?

                  Recently I posted an item with the title “What’s been did and what’s been hid.” Here is the first of 12 truisms that have influenced how I have been doing my work as a learning and performance consultant over a … Continue reading

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What’s bin did and what’s been hid

I was never a great fan of the music of the folk singer Donovan, but I admired him for coming up with one of the most eye-catching titles of all time for a debut album. I’ve borrowed it as the … Continue reading

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Sabbatical

My work has taken me around the world. I’ve written for a number of text books, contributed to some ground-breaking projects including the game-changing More Than Blended Learning – which is about to soar http://morethanblended.com/about/ – and I’ve fended off … Continue reading

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