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Learners' Often Use Poor Learning Strategies -- From a Research Review

Will at Work Learning

Researchers’ Review of Learners’ Poor Learning Strategies. Novices are especially prone to failure to engage in planning prior to their efforts to learn (Zimmerman, 2002).  . I just read the following research article, and found a great mini-review of some essential research. Hagemans, M. G., van der Meij, H., & de Jong, T. 2013). The effects of a concept map-based support tool on simulation-based inquiry learning. Journal of Educational Psychology, 105 (1), 1-24. doi:10.1037/a0029433. They also found that concept maps helped the learners by supporting their comprehension.

The Learning Circuits - Untitled Article

The Learning Circuits

My suggestions were very general, pointing towards the overall strategy for handling a variety of content, which I see as process (transforming input into output). converting information into effective strategy) and everyone else (i.e. In short, I’m in favor of under-planning one’s course strategies and leaving room to for us to learn from the learners themselves.

eLearning Meets the Needs of Small, Medium and Large Businesses


Today, a reported 40 percent of Fortune 500 companies have turned to eLearning options as part of cost-cutting strategies. And, according to a 2002 IOMA study , “Corporations save between 50% and 70% when they replace instructor-­based training with eLearning.”. Small, medium and large businesses cannot exist apart from training. As time progresses, do does training. Jeffrey A.

Back to Basics: What is Instructional Design?

Obsidian Learning

But no matter what the answers are, Instructional Design, Learning Strategy, or Communication Design will most likely be at the center of each solution. ” At its core, Instructional Design is about finding strategies to engage the learner so that they *get* it.  2002). How many of these statements or questions have you heard? So let’s get started…. Design. Development.

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning

Learning Visions

1940s Bloom’s Taxonomy 1956 Mager Learning Objectives 1962 Gagne 9 Events 1965 ADDIE…1975 ADDIE and the 5 Rules of Zen 2002 The affordances of mobile devices are many – need to think about training and ID in new ways. Technology Advancements: Here’s what’s changed… Computers Internet Gaming & Interactive Social or Informal Use these tools/strategies/realities – differently. Basic research and strategies Analysis on what’s going on within your companies Prototyping and building solutions. Where’s it going? What is instruction? collaboration 16.

Profile of a learning architect: Charles Jennings

Clive on Learning

Charles Jennings originally went in to Reuters (now Thomson Reuters), the world’s largest international multimedia news agency, in 2001 as a consultant, tasked with drawing up a new learning and development strategy. Charles identified six issues which needed attention: The lack of a coherent global learning strategy. He set about finding out what was currently being spent on l&d.

Can the #MOOC format respond to the educational challenges #altc2013?

Ignatia Webs

Theory focusing on some of the contemporary tensions in contemporary education Local versus global : termed by Wellman (2002) as glocalization in relation to the overlapping spheres of society, technology , and the World Wide Web. If you want to you can join us at 11.45 on Tuesday 10 September 2013 in session 342, right after the keynotes. For a full time schedule, look here. 87-88). 2011).

Learn by Doing: Get Faster Every Lap

Marcia Conner

Photo credit: NASCAR,   Pranavian via Flickr ]. (c) 2002, The Darden School Foundation. bizculture learning organizational strategyFew people ever recall who finished in second place. Automobile racing draws more spectators than any other sport. It’s not because of the danger, although the prospect of a crash certainly holds the crowd’s interest. Each race track is unique.

Growth of online learning


Research undertaken by the National Center for Education Statistics revealed that, between 2002 and 2005, 65% more K-12 students enrolled in online distance learning programs. The OpenCourseWare Consortium had been in operation since 2002, and continued to expand its database to offer a range of free online course materials from MIT. billion by 2015. Author.

Understanding complexity

Learning and Working on the Web

Typical strategies of optimizing existing business processes or cost reductions only marginally improve the organization’s effectiveness. Bar-Yam, Complexity rising: From human beings to human civilization, a complexity profile , EOLSS UNESCO 2002. Not only does that neatly pass the buck it also creates a justification for more regulation. Who regulates the regulators? – Y.

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Effective Goal-Setting in eLearning: Which Type of Goals to Use

SHIFT eLearning

Learning goals are best for situations where employees are learning a completely new skill or are trying to improve a current skill and have no strategy for related accomplishing goals. Chappuis & Stiggins, 2002. The secret to eLearning success is not only setting goals, but setting the right goals. This article clearly differentiate both terms. Performance Goals. How to Use Them.

The survival of higher education (1): Changing roles

Learning with e's

urged universities to develop new strategies that were based upon digital technologies to widen access, increase quality and generally subscribe to the idea that students need no longer attend traditional lectures to achieve quality learning outcomes (Wheeler, 2004). 2002). argued that there are two kinds of disruption. Wheeler, 2000a). Continued tomorrow References Bach, S., 2007).

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Should Leaders Communicate or Listen?

CLO Magazine

He gathered input, ideas and perspectives from the best in the business as he started forming a growth strategy. Another example is former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano, who guided the company to prosperity from 2002 to late 2011. Some leaders are great communicators, while others are excellent listeners. Great leaders excel at both. Which leadership skill is more vital: being a strong communicator or a great listener? The process, in many instances, works like this: The leaders listen, seek information, buy-in and commitment from stakeholders. He can be reached at

A tale of two keynotes

Learning with e's

urged universities to develop new strategies that were based upon digital technologies to widen access, increase quality of provision and generally subscribe to the idea that students need no longer attend traditional lectures to achieve quality learning outcomes (Wheeler, 2004). 2002) Flexible Learning in a Digital World: Experiences and Expectations. Wheeler, 2000a). Haynes, P.

E-Learning Sucks (Or So They Say)


But implementing modern instructional design strategies may go a long way in making this experience slightly more enjoyable. I am under the impression that organizations jumped onto the e-learning bandwagon back in 2002 by throwing their dusty presentations (clip art graphics and all) into some e-learning shell and calling it a day. Tweet. elearning instructional design training

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mLearning: Smartphone statistics and the impact they have on learning

Zephyr Learning

Mobile learning (mlearning) has been around for a long time and I remember seeing the first mlearning course on a ‘Palm’ PDA in 2002. Have a strategy and don’t let the costs take over, mlearning doesn’t have to be expensive if it’s done in the right way. It is not just fantastic technology that’s bringing mlearning to the forefront; it is the user and their behaviours. Statistic 1.

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners


Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Pfeiffer; 1 edition (October 28, 2002) Language: English ISBN-10: 0787960519 The E-Learning Handbook : Past Promises, Present Challenges by Saul Carliner and Patti Shank. The truth is that there are a lot of books for e-Learning professionals. The most of them are for professionals with experience in the e-Learning field but some of them are for beginners.

Four Features UR LMS Must HAVE

eLearning 24-7

Ability to bookmark and track video in a pure video course.  A vendor created this capability back in 2002.  Yep, back in 2002, I had such a system. Then at some point the vendor changed strategy, and that cool 3D was gone.  I really haven’t seen anything like that today, unless you pay $$$$ for customization.  . e. Everyone loves new features.  They tend to add an additional level of “coolness” to any platform.  If they are totally out of the box and work, guess what happens next?  Everyone jumps on the bandwagon (at some point). How I miss thee! b. 

Pause to Grow Others

CLO Magazine

Technology, strategy and systems are critical to organizational success, but the most important investments leaders make are in people. In 2002, faced with developing a steady stream of talent prepared for leadership, the company set out to accelerate succession decision quality and develop high-potential leaders. Build awareness, commitment and practice to accelerate development. Many leaders want to develop their talent, but don’t for various reasons. Novartis, the $58 billion life sciences company, has invested in leader-led development and seen impressive results.

The Higher Educational Bubble Continues to Grow

Kapp Notes

This is a new phenomenon, according to the article, as recently as 2002, there were no million-dollar presidents, only four earning more than $800,000, and 27 earning more than $500,000 (now there are 110). In fact, the high sticker price of many colleges is actually part of their marketing strategy. The definition of an economic bubble is, according to Wikipedia , “trade in high volumes at prices that are considerably at variance with intrinsic values ”.(Another Another way to describe it is: trade in products or assets with inflated values.) Things are changing.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Neither investing in only formal training and education nor placing all your bets on informal learning is a good strategy. The Batten Institute at the Darden Graduate Business School at the University of Virginia hosted an invitation-only colloquium called  Creating a Learning Culture: Strategy, Technology, and Practice  June 26-28, 2002. ” Ageless Learner, 2002.

Serendipitous revisiting

Clark Quinn

In many ways, it can seem like we revisit the same old ideas again and again.  I’ve ranged over design, social, games, mobile, strategy and more in many different ways.  I try to write when there are new ideas, but many times the same themes are reviewed, albeit extended.  Tags: games mobile strategy This might seem tiresome (more so, perhaps, to me than you :), but there’s value in it. I’ve talked previously about explorability.  As I mentioned, I heard the concept while doing a summer internship, and was excited by it.  What had changed?

Learning while working

Jay Cross

2002). “The success of lifelong learning strategies and employment agendas require expanding access to learning opportunities in the workplace and demand that trainers are supported throughout their careers to upgrade their specialist and pedagogical knowledge and skills.&#. I’ll admit that this report gives me a feeling of schadenfreude. Hello? disagree. Just Jay

The Virtual Reality

CLO Magazine

While virtual training may be available to employees, it is rarely central to leadership development strategies. Breaking Down the Barriers While these strategies encourage learners to collaborate online, trouble spots invariably emerge. Front loading training for audiences who are likely to collaborate is another useful strategy. He can be reached at

Dev Corner - Prototyping Apologies

Visual Lounge

Further if prototyping is a problem solving strategy used later, then the product manager and other developers are set up to be disappointed with the results, the process, or both. Matt Mercieca started at TechSmith as an intern in 2002. It's Thursday and that means it's time for another Dev Corner blog post. This week's post is from Matt Mercieca. Enjoy! have wronged prototypes.

Gamification in ACTION


THE QUOTE: “ By no means are the concepts of game and gamification universally accepted as valid learning strategies, so we have some work to do in terms of educating more learning and development professionals of the value of these tools.”- Karl Kapp. The above quote is from Karl Kapp’s interview with Learnnovators that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. Surveys. Case Studies.

AlliedBarton’s Bill Whitmore: A Higher Calling for Security

CLO Magazine

“About four years ago, Mr. Whitmore challenged us to create a military recruiting strategy,” Ramos said. He joined AlliedBarton in 2002 as a recruiter and, like his boss, moved up the ranks quickly. Bill Whitmore, AlliedBarton’s president and CEO, sees it as his duty to prepare the company’s security officers, most of whom have only a high school education, for lifelong careers. In an industry plagued by high turnover and poor training, the Conshohocken, Pa.-based The days of a night watchman patrolling on foot are no more, according to Whitmore. Labor Department.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning


The term “gamification” was originally coined back in 2002 by a British computer programmer named Nick Pelling. One question we often get asked when it comes to customizing eLearning solutions for our clients that are curious to add gamification to their learning strategy is “What are the levels of gamification I can choose from?”. Contrary to popular belief, gamification is not….

Congrats on your new LMS! But Wait.

eLearning 24-7

Back in 2002, I saw it up front and personal and trust me after that, I said no more – actually I said something else, but hey its a PG blog here. After your training is wrapped up whether it is F2F or online, have a strategy in place on how you plan to train the rest of your company. I want to be the first in a long line of folks to congratulate on getting that new LMS. If you haven’t selected one yet, don’t worry – feel free to re-read my above congratulatory statement once you do. Whoa, you say. Training? thought this was online learning? Stop it.

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Drinking from the Talent Acquisition Fire Hose

Learning on the Leading Edge

My interest in talent research was sparked in early 2002 when I wrote a paper for my Northwestern MS in Communication program where I predicted a future “resume tsunami” of the employees who still had jobs after the constant rounds of layoffs during the recession caused by the IT market crash and 9/11 in 2001. As part of the Talent Strategies practice, I created a retention service offering with two different methodologies and sector-specific research and I managed the global longitudinal Talent survey series, Talent 2020. What have I learned? Guess what? Talent won.

Definition: Metacognition

Kapp Notes

2002) Aplying cognitive strategies to instructional design. 2002, December). The short definition of Metacognition is "Thinking about Thinking." Here are some more definitions from a variety of sources. What people know about how (their own) cognitive processes operate is termed metacognition (cognition about cognitive processes). Cuasay, 1992). References: Bourne,L. E., 2010).

Meet 50 Northwestern alumni behind some of Chicago’s top startups


She received her MBA from Kellogg in 2001, with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Marketing and Strategy. In 2002, Jordan Dolin co-founded Chicago-based Emmi, a company that provides tech-based solutions to drive superior patient engagement. Simpson picked up a MBA in Marketing, Strategy, and Finance from Kellogg in 2004. Recap from: Built In Chicago News Article.

Drinking from the Talent Acquisition Fire Hose

Learning on the Leading Edge

My interest in talent research was sparked in early 2002 when I wrote a paper for my Northwestern MS in Communication program where I predicted a future “resume tsunami” of the employees who still had jobs after the constant rounds of layoffs during the recession caused by the IT market crash and 9/11 in 2001. As part of the Talent Strategies practice, I created a retention service offering with two different methodologies and sector-specific research and I managed the global longitudinal Talent survey series, Talent 2020. What have I learned? Guess what? Talent won.

Metalearning and Learning Styles

Big Dog, Little Dog

One method that can help learners increase their metalearning skills is by giving them an insight into the use of perceptional channels (DeSimone, Werner, Harris, 2002). In addition, it was especially advantageous for those with a strong preference for verbal processing (Constantinidou, Baker, 2002). 2002). 2002). Hopefully future postings will be more timely. 1985).

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs


Update 11/24/2010: suggested by alearning ) Tagoras Blog (Tagoblog) by Jeff Cobb & Celisa Steele The blog focuses on an ongoing stream of resources related to learning strategy, marketing, and technology. Update 11/21/2010: suggested by Martin M-B ) The eLearning Coach by Connie Malamed The eLearning Coach covers actionable strategies, practical content, personal reviews and resources to help instructional designers and e-Learning professionals to design, develop and understand online learning. Learn from the experts! Get new ideas and tips! Learning Acupuncture by Eric A.

Back to School: Alcohol Education in College


Cronce (2002), the most effective way to deal with the epidemic of college drinking includes multiple components, such as providing alcohol information, training in safe drinking habits, and giving feedback. Identification, prevention and treatment: A review of individual-focused strategies to reduce problematic alcohol consumption by college students. 14):148–163, 2002. Labor Day weekend is upon us, and that means school''s back in session for most colleges. An Upward Trend: Alcohol Abuse in College. On the Rise: Using eLearning to Combat College Drinking. and Cronce, J.

Learning Styles are for the individual, not group

Big Dog, Little Dog

In the next paragraph, the paper continues with this statement: “For each research study supporting the principle of matching instructional style and learning style, there is a study rejecting the matching hypothesis’ (2002, 411). It seems logical that higher-order cognitive outcomes need more individual support (in this case matching the learning style the the correct learning strategy) than basic knowledge. NOTE: I left this comment in eLearn Magazine's, Why Is the Research on Learning Styles Still Being Dismissed by Some Learning Leaders and Practitioners by Guy Wallace.