How to Avoid Elearning Distractions

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How To Avoid Elearning Distractions

In a world of distractions, it's easy to lose focus when participating in online training. That's why we thought we'd share this great article on how to avoid eLearning distractions to help keep your employees fully engaged.

Christopher Pappas has put together a great piece called "5 Digital Distractions Every L&D Pro Should Know About." Christopher is a fantastic writer and the Founder of eLearning Industry Inc., and he also holds an MBA and an MEd (Learning Design) from BGSU.

His insightful article focuses on how you can deal with these five critical eLearning distractions:

  • Social media
  • Work communications
  • Multitasking
  • Notifications
  • Confusing lesson design


Reduce Cognitive Load


Christopher's main takeaway':

"Distractions have become more prevalent as many aspects of our lives have been digitized. From social media to confusing lesson designs, employees may have difficulty focusing on their training. Fortunately, there are ways to liven up the experience and alleviate cognitive overload so they won't stray from their training sessions." 

Read the full article to learn how to avoid eLearning distractions today.

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