How well do you remember?.
Good learning and information skills are essential for successful professionals.
Early in your career you must study a huge volume of information, simply to become effective. As you become increasingly successful, you'll need to process large volumes of documents, data and reports, just to keep up-to-date in your field.
This section of Mind Tools teaches more than 30 skills that will help you do these things. The articles on note-taking give you powerful tools for recording information, concisely and effectively. The articles on reading help you increase your reading speed and become highly selective about what you read. And the articles on memory help you strengthen your recall of the information you've learned.
A Powerful Approach to Note-Taking
The Cornell Note Taking System
Effective and Efficient Note-Taking
Getting the Most From Training Programs
Managing Your Learning
Pros and Cons of Virtual Learning
Finding Time for Professional Development
Making Learning a Lifelong Activity
Journaling for Professional Development
Developing Yourself Through Reflection
Understanding Learning Preferences
Cognitive Load Theory
Making Learning More Effective
Herrmann's Whole Brain® Model
Maximizing Your Thinking Power
Gardner's Multiple Intelligences
Distinguishing Individual Profiles of Intelligence
The Conscious Competence Ladder
Keeping Going When Learning Gets Tough
Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives
Learning at the Right Level
The Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition
The Five Steps to Expert Learning
ABCD Learning Objectives Model
Outlining Learning Essentials
The ADDIE Model
Developing Learning Sessions from the Ground Up
Gagne's Nine Levels of Learning
Training Your Team Effectively
Learning Faster to Improve Efficiency
Case Study-Based Learning
Enhancing Learning Through Immediate Application
Delivering Instruction That Everyone Can Understand
The 5 E Learning Cycle
Guiding Active, Effective Learning
Encouraging Learning in the Workplace
Helping Others Learn
Training the Trainer
Developing In-House Instructors
Engaging People in Learning
Creating Enthusiasm for Team Development
Making the Most of Intellectual Assets
Developing a Competency Framework
Linking Company Objectives and Personal Performance
Planning a Training Session
Organizing Key Concepts for Learning
Learning to Read More Efficiently
Reading Efficiently by Reading Intelligently
Overcoming Information Overload
Strategies for Managing Information
Studying More Effectively
Committing Learning to Long-Term Memory
Information is Inspiration
Keeping Up-to-Date on Your Industry
Memory Improvement Techniques – Start Here!
Avoid Frustrating Memory Loss. Retain and Recall More Information.
Improve Your Memory
Developing Your Ability to Remember
The Link & Story Methods
Remembering a Simple List
The Number/Rhyme Mnemonic
Remembering Simple Ordered Lists
The Number/Shape Mnemonic
Remembering Simple Ordered Lists
The Alphabet Technique
Remembering Middle Length Lists
The Journey System
Remembering Long Lists
The Roman Room System
Remembering Grouped Information
The Major System
Remembering Very Long Numbers
Have Fun, While You Improve Your Memory!
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