Studies demonstrate what educators have known for years.
Even the best learners have a limited attention span, and for the best learning outcomes, we must keep lessons to no more than 5 hours and learn to work with lapses in concentration.
We must develop computer courses that include the following to increase learning concentration.
In hands-on learning, we remember 10% of what we hear, 20% of what we read, and 80% of what we see and do.
Active learning, includes a variety of tasks, exercises, quizzes, activities, and learning methods.
Content that is relevant, helpful, useful, and at the level of skill the learner can relate to.
Diversity in topics and resources can be referred to after the course.
Rests and breaks to refocus learning.
Food & Drink to keep the body and mind sustained.
Engagement, conversation, and discussion about how the information is relevant.
Based on research, Software Solutions standard courses are 8.30 am to 1 pm, 4.5 hours to maximise concentration.