Karen Possessky

Karen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who uses knowledge and methodologies from her life-long profession to navigate the digital marketing world. As founder of revv360, she helps startups, small business owners and thought leaders boost their marketing position.

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How to Facilitate Unforgettable Online Learning

Studies show that brain cells interact while learning and creating memories. Learning and development professionals can create course content that promotes cell connectivity by understanding how the brain collects and stores information.

By Karen Possessky • February 6, 2017

3 Neurotransmitters to Enhance Corporate Learning and Engagement

Neurotransmitter is a term for chemicals that are synthesized in brain cells. As a learning and development leader and professional, you have the power to influence synaptic brain activity. Synapse simply refers to gap-crossing activity of brain chemicals between two cells in the brain.

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By Karen Possessky • February 1, 2017

8 Elements for Designing Training That Engages Corporate Learners

Design your professional online courses according to the eight elements of Flow Theory as outlined by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a primary founder of the psychology of flow. By appealing to these elements when developing your training program, you can maximize learning and memory recall. All objectives and goals can be achieved as a natural byproduct when placing primary focus on optimal flow to engage learners.

By Karen Possessky • January 24, 2017

Flow Theory: Captivate Learner Attention With Online Training

Deep concentration puts people in a state of calm while immersed in a learning activity that is so engaging that time is forgotten. Research shows that early online training curricula often transmits information ineffectively without factoring the psychology of cognitive flow.

By Karen Possessky • January 17, 2017

Maximize Learning With the ABCs of the Socratic Method

Instruct by asking questions and not lecturing. Answer questions with a question. At first this sounds like a simple corporate learning strategy. However, as you try to implement the Socratic style, you may find it quite daunting. Following the ABCs will help master the technique that will aid in monumental development of those learners you instruct

By Karen Possessky • January 10, 2017

10 Rules to Create a Visually Appealing eLearning Course

How do babies learn when they are first born? They use their senses. Adults depend on senses less than babies do for learning, but heavily rely on them for memory. Create content that appeals to the senses to help learners retain more information. Here are 10 basic rules for stimulating the sense of vision when creating an eLearning course.

By Karen Possessky • January 3, 2017

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