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Creating a quiet space free of distractions is critical for adults to be able to focus on learning. Having this space supports increased Attention and also feelings of Safety for learners who may previously have had chaotic learning experiences. Adults must also learn to limit distractions from media multitasking and interruptions from technology which may increase risk for procrastination and negatively affect their learning.
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Adults face many potential interruptions while studying from their personal or work obligations or from digital distractions such as notifications on their devices. Instructors can support learning by creating quiet classroom spaces with reduced background noise and setting aside time for independent silent work that adults may not otherwise have. Adults also have the flexibility to use different places that best suit their concentration, from a library to space in their home. Learners can be taught Self-regulation strategies for minimizing digital distractions such as turning off notifications to reduce interruptions or limiting visits to social media websites.
When appropriate, products can provide a quiet learning environment through headphones or white noise to support learner focus and processing. By reducing extraneous noise and distractions, learners can better direct their cognitive resources. Some products also offer features which track time spent on various sites or block other applications to encourage learners to stay on task.
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