Power of Image 2012 print. Content chunking refers to the strategy of making a more efficient use of our short-term memory by organizing and grouping various pieces of information together. When information is chunked into groups, the brain can process them easier and faster, because our working memory can hold a limited amount of data at the same time. So, content chunking is useful when we try to memorize something complex, such as a 14digit number for example, or large pieces of information, like a course’s content, since the smaller pieces are easier to retain and recall. Content Chunking For e-Learning Even though content chunking is a strategic concept, instructors shouldn’t forget that it does have its limitations.
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Learners must be able to not only complete the eLearning course, but also to recall that information when they need it. To do this, they must first store it in their short term memory banks. But how can eLearning professionals use short term memory when developing and designing eLearning courses? In this article, I’ll discuss the basic principles of short-term memory and I’ll share some tips to help you take advantage of the cognitive processes involved in short-term memory, in order to create eLearning deliverables that really enhance learning.
Short-term memory is, in essence, the gateway to long-term information storage.