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free online #elearning research articles from JOLT

Ignatia Webs

In this issue you will find 12 articles concerned with various aspects of online learnin g and teaching. hope you will find several articles of interest, and that you will take the time to forward this notice to colleagues who might also be interested in JOLT. Pasting the whole set of articles below. collaborative working eLearning journals online learning paper research

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Performance Learning Productivity

This is a re-post of an article by Cal Wick of Fort Hill. Learning through Conversation – April 2016 Cal Wick, Bob Eichinger, Charles Jennings 70-20-10: Origin,Research, Purpose by Cal Wick Where It All Began The 70-20-10 model has been part of the corporate learning and development lexicon for decades. So some have said that 70-20-10 doesn’t come from any research. Bob agreed.

New free #research articles #IRRODL lots of interesting papers

Ignatia Webs

Copying from the wonderful editorial accompanying this issue and which is written by Dianne Conrad: Several topics emerged in this issue’s selection of articles. Thirdly, and not surprisingly in any ODL journal, South African, Balkan, Chinese, and Taiwanese researchers give us the results of their investigations into the use of specific distance learning tools. The relationship of satisfaction to learning is, of course, its own topic, also often researched. So from four continents, multiple researchers using a variety of methods. Walker, Brian R.


Article Review: Overcoming the Fear of Feedback

What I learned from this article. Rodsevich sites psychology research that suggests we remember negative experiences more than positive ones, which probably evolved as a survival mechanism. And further research suggests that even constructive criticism can make someone feel unaccepted by their social group, such as a work team. Does constructive criticism make you want to hide?

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

Research highlights how this ambitious, value-driven, somewhat impatient. appetites for growth, the research around. 2015 Harvard Business Review article, a pair of GE. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. happening now.

Why the World Needs Research Translators

Will at Work Learning

Research translators are people who read research articles from scientific refereed journals and distill the wisdom from those articles into practical recommendations for practitioners. Sometimes research translators translate one article at a time (or a few), compiling the main points from the article and transforming those main points into recommendations for practice.

25 ELearning Articles For Noobs


If you are starting out in elearning, or if you are just researching possible professions, then I would recommend you have a look at the pages listed in this article. 25 Articles for ELearning Noobs. Must-Read Instructional Design Articles  – Instructional design is an expanding field. Must-Read LMS Articles  – At some point you’ll need to know about learning management. Must-Read Articles on Online Quizzes  – Nearly every elearning course has a quiz. Every journey has a beginning, including our professional endeavors. elearnin

Upcoming Webinars, Articles and Events

Kapp Notes

Topic: What Research Tells us About Designing and Creating Game-Based Learning. Participants in this session will learn the answer to these questions by examining the research on game-based learning. You’ll see many examples of game-based learning for performance improvement and highlights of how organizations have used games to achieve learning success, and discover how research-based practices fit in with today’s need for quick, effective online instruction. Also, you can read an article gleaned from this blog about Gamification at Learning Circuits.

Article Review: “Motivation is Overvalued. Environment Often Matters More”

But behavioral psychology writer James Clear suggests in his recent article “Motivation is Overvalued. What I learned from this article. Clear cites research showing that if you use a smaller dinner plate you eat less. Thanks to James Clear for an insightful and thought-provoking article. The right environment can make progress much easier. My comments. Learn more.

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

Research highlights how this ambitious, value-driven, somewhat impatient. appetites for growth, the research around. 2015 Harvard Business Review article, a pair of GE. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. happening now.

Free online book on #mobile learning research

Ignatia Webs

The book covers a lot of interesting areas and took up an article that me and co-authors previously published wrote for IRRODL on Using mLearning and MOOCs to understand chaos , emergence, and complexity in education. You can download the 258 page book here. Ho Chapter 14 Using Self-Efficacy to Assess the Readiness of Nursing Educators and Students for Mobile Learning by Richard F.

Our 10 Best Corporate Learning Articles of 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

To help you sort through the clutter, I’ve gathered the ten top articles from both our Bottom-Line Performance and Knowledge Guru blogs from the past year. These articles were picked based off of page views, social media shares, educational value and overall reaction from the corporate learning community. 1. What L&D initiatives will you focus on first? Read More. 2.

Feedback welcomed on research questions #heutagogy #MOOC

Ignatia Webs

After considering heutagogy as an addition to my PhD frame, and revisiting potential research questions based on the two pages shared previously and resulting comments , I would like your feedback on the next potential research questions (and dilemma’s). Central research question How do experienced online learners manage self-determined learning when engaged in a MOOC? 1995).

Brain Based Learning and Neuroscience – What the Research Says!

Will at Work Learning

Articles abound. In this article, I will describe where we are with neuroscience and learning—answering that question as it relates to this point in time—in January of 2016. What We Believe. I’ve started doing a session in conferences and in local trade-association meetings I call The Learning Research Quiz Show. Researchers Pedro De Bruyckere, Paul A. It’s a ton of fun!

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

and research led us to identify that one. She finds some great articles and even some free elearning to help her gain a deeper understanding of SMART and get exposure to a number of cases and examples. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. achieve their goals by making sure their. they need to succeed.

Recent Research Review -- Reviewed (and Lamented)

Will at Work Learning

About two years ago, four enterprising learning researchers reviewed the research on training and development and published their findings in a top-tier refereed scientific journal. Unfortunately, a vast majority of professionals in the workplace learning-and-performance field have never read the research review, nor have they even heard about it. Is This Research Any Good?  .

10 Must-Read Articles About Blended Learning


We gathered top 10 articles about blended learning that will not only explain the idea behind combining learning techniques but also give you answers to your questions and tips on building your very own blended learning strategy. 1. BlendedLearningNow aggregates videos, articles, blogs, research and news about blended learning, all in one place. That’s blended learning.

Top 10 Articles About Flipped Classrooms


We gathered for you 10 articles defining flipped classroom, showing different points of view on this new teaching method and there are also some tips for those of you who decide to flip the classroom. 1.  In this article there is a short definition and a  c larifying  i mage of a Flipped Classroom, but apart from it there is also a paragraph with Criticism Of The Flipped Classroom. 2. 

Writing social sciences #research paper #phd

Ignatia Webs

It provides so many useful tips for each section, just have a look and see for each section of a classic research article. The Introduction The introduction serves the purpose of leading the reader from a general subject area to a particular field of research. The literature review A literature review surveys scholarly articles, books and other sources relevant to a particular issue, area of research, or theory, and by so doing, providing a description, summary, and critical evaluation of these works. phd qualitative research research social science writing

ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. ASTD conducted a free webinar on that research report this week. iPad rules the market : John pointed out to a Forbes article that lists 50 largest deployments of iPads. Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Research

10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning


Last month we published a list of top 10 articles about synchronous learning so it’s about time to take a look at the opposite approach – asynchronous learning. For those of you who don’t want to set time limits for your learners, we harvested 10 must-read articles about asynchronous learning. 1. This article on the other hand focuses solely on asynchronous learning.

Free research papers on #MOOC, OER & online education #elearning

Ignatia Webs

A new, free, research filled issue of the Open Praxis journal just got published. In it you will find a paper co-authored with Aras Bozkurt, Nilgün Ozdamar Keskin and myself entitled: " Research Trends in Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Theses and Dissertations: Surfing the Tsunami Wave ", which I also loaded to academia. In an effort to understand MOOCs more comprehensively, this study analyzes theses and dissertations (N = 51) related to MOOCs and published between 2008 and 2015, identifying research trends from these academic documents.

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The 18 Most Interesting Articles and Interviews in 2015

WalkMe Training Station

These 18 articles and interviews, written by the best employee training, discuss the challenges training managers today face, upon the shifting world of eLearning, and especially the collision of formal and informal learning. This article discusses the need of a change in mindset, and backing this claim with an interesting report.  . 2.  Using the Cloud Requires Mindset Shift.

10 Must-Read Articles about MOOCs


Here are 10 articles you must read about MOOCs: 1.  Which is what makes this article an important ‘must-read’ on everyone’s list. 5.  With more and more prestigious educational institutions jumping on the MOOC bandwagon, additional research is now begin performed. The post 10 Must-Read Articles about MOOCs appeared first on TalentLMS Blog. What defines a MOOC?

14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

Massive Open Online Courses Views & Research – The Conversation. great article collection. Participant support on massive open online courses | Kop | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. Rita Kop and Hélène Fournier, National Research Council of Canada, John Sui Fai Mak, Australia (2011, November). Article: [link]. 2010).

5 Must-Read WordPress LMS Articles


Over the years though I have sought to change this by providing opinion pieces and how-to articles around WordPress based learning management. Whether you are familiar with this industry or just being introduced to it, the articles today will prove useful as you learn more and decide whether or not a solution like LearnDash can help you achieve your learning management goals.

10 Must-Read Articles About Big Data


This week we gathered top 10 articles about big data to show you the potential of assesing and analyzing various data for eLearning industry. 1.  The Big Data Revolution This article shows how using Big Data can improve eLearning for both learners and trainers. This article shows both of them. Ever heard that once something gets on the internet it stays there forever?

Article Review: “How the Best Onboarding Works: Does Your Process Measure Up?”

In Stacy Lindenberg’s article for Learning Solutions Magazine, she cites research that 90% of new hires decide whether they’ll stay with a company in the first six months. What I learned from this article. Thanks to Stacy Lindenberg for a terrific article with practical and useful onboarding tips. But then what happens when they start work? Start onboarding before day 1.

5 papers every learning professional should read

E-Learning Provocateur

I don’t read as many journal articles as I’d like. Educational Researcher , 27(2), pp. While their focus is set firmly on the traditional one-to-many mode of delivery, their advice is grounded in research and real-world experience. And that’s a problem because as a practitioner, I consider it important to inform my work with the latest science. Sfard, A.

Game To Teach Researching Skills

Web Courseworks

This past week our gaming department at Web Courseworks has posted a new blog entry on Games Can Teach , about an intriguing experimental game that the University of Michigan Institute of Museum and Library Studies has been using to tackle a trending problem in today’s academic world: bad research habits. This game, called BiblioBouts , aims to teach students how to properly research subjects for their academic needs. BiblioBouts eLearning games interactive research Serious GamesSome of the great points that it touches on: - Augmented reality experience.

Call for gender, mobile and learning research cases ideas

Ignatia Webs

If you work on a project, or idea which involves gender and mobile or online learning, make sure you get an article in to Ronda Zelezny-Green. In order to get your gender/tech article added to the celebrating-one-year-newsletter, you can submit your articles before 4 December 2013 by sending them to Ronda (RondaZG3 at or/and Alex(andra) Tyers (alexandratyers at

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Games and Gamification: Research from the eLearning Guild

Knowledge Guru

It includes numerous case studies and examples of games being used in the workplace today, and summarizes recent research on games for learning. I’ll attempt the summarize my key takeaways from the report, but I encourage you to download the full report and read it yourself. Research Support Games and Gamification for Learning. My takeaway? The result? Summary.

L&D lessons from learning games research

Sponge UK

Some of the most useful reports are meta analyses of different studies that reveal the trends common to all the games research. Research into learning games Robert T. Hays set out to find evidence of the effectiveness of learning games by analysing articles on the practice. The post L&D lessons from learning games research appeared first on Sponge UK.

IRRODL journal is out with rich online, #mobile and #eLearning articles

Ignatia Webs

The latest version of the International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning has just been published and as always it is packed with online, mobile and eLearning wisdom. There are a couple of OER related articles in this publication. One article that immediately got my attention was the OERscout technology framework by Ishan Sudeera Abeywardena, Chee Seng Chan, Choy Yoong Tham. Just imagine finding the top-notch OER in a matter of minutes, what a wonderful world this would be. online learning journals irrodl mooc eLearning

Article Review: Critique of Malcolm Gladwell's Oversimplification of the 10,000 Hours Rule.

Will at Work Learning

Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool -- one of whom is the world's leading expert on how expertise develops (Ericsson) -- have critiqued Malcolm Gladwell's popularization of the 10,000 Hours Rule in a Salon article , adapted from their new book, “ Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise. ”.  .  . It may not require exactly ten thousand hours, but it will take a lot.".

Mobile Learning: Malaysian Initiatives & Research Findings (e-Book)


This 13 chapter e-book explores mobile learning, and provides an insightful collection of articles (Chapters) exploring how mobile learning is being implemented in several Malaysian universities. BOOK Mobile Learning: Malaysian Initiatives & Research Findings by ProfDrAmin SlideShare Version THINKING Interesting insights, but I am dreaming of a time (Soon!)