I think it’s official: I’m addicted to Kathy Sierra’s blog.
Yesterday she made a great (if a tad long) summary of some pretty basic points she made earlier in the year that apply to learning.
Here’s a bulleted list of her main points:
Get past the brain’s “crap filter” [i.e., point out why it's important] Learning is not a one-way “push” model Use visuals to improve (and speed up) understanding, retention, and recall Use redundancy . . . → Read More: Instructional Design reminders