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Learning spaces of the third kind

Learning with e's

The first kind of space was highly organised. In these 'class' rooms, our students gathered, seated in rows, facing toward a single part of the space - the front. Next came the second kind of space - rooms where people could face in more than one direction. They were able to create their own projects, learning together with the teacher acting as a facilitator.

Working space as learning space

Learning with e's

Graham Attwell over at Pontydysgu (Bridge to Learning) has challenged me to take five pictures that depict my working space as a learning space. For me, my working space has always been my learning space (well, ever since I became involved in education anyway). For me, my working space and my learning space are one and the same.

Active learning spaces

Learning with e's

Recently I wrote about collaborative learning spaces , and argued that we are entering unfamiliar territory. The boundaries of informal and formal spaces have blurred significantly, as have the boundaries between the real and the virtual. It appears that it no longer matters where learning occurs, as long as it is meaningful. All of these aspects of learning are active.

Reinventing learning spaces

Learning with e's

Phone charging station at Stratford Shopping Centre, London I have written extensively about education spaces, architectures for learning , and personal learning environments. elaborated on these ideas in my recent book Learning with ''e''s like this: If the design of a space is wrong, learning can be constrained or even stifled. Reference Wheeler, S.

More fabulous learning spaces

Learning with e's

The space in which a child learns is important. If a school gets it wrong, learning can be constrained or even completely stifled. It didn't lead to very good learning outcomes. It's often the simple things that improve the learning environment, and as Stephen Heppell says, better school toilets = better results. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

12+ Reminders & Resources For Creating Your Virtual Learning Space

InSync Training

And worth hearing over and over and over again, at least until virtual learning is second nature to all of us. When learning at a distance, whether in a virtual classroom or using eLearning, you need to create your personal learning environment - and it is probably not the same environment in which you work. Stop me if you''ve heard this one before. It bears repeating.

The Pedagogy of Learning Design: Crafting Optimal e-Learning Spaces with Teaching Presence

InSync Training

This is the third post in a series of five titled The Pedagogy of Learning Design by Phylise H. To read the first in the series, click here: The Pedagogy of Learning Design: A Translation of Pedagogies. Let''s have a look at what teaching presence is, and how direct instruction and facilitation play a role in crafting optimal e-Learning spaces. Banner. Design Pedagogy

Learning spaces

Learning with e's

Throughout the programme of initial teacher education, our specialist computing and ICT students are constantly creating blogs, videos and other digital representations of their learning. So here's another batch for you: The question the students had to address on this occasion was: 'How can psychological and pedagogical theories be applied to create effective learning spaces?'

Fabulous learning spaces

Learning with e's

I have been keenly interested in the design of learning spaces for some time. Moving through from reception into the main school, it was evident to see that open plan, flexible spaces were the key design feature, and personalised learning the norm. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Gone is the silo mentality of 'Now you are in a science class'.

Be Ready for the Learning Space of the Future

ATD Learning Technologies

Spurred by technology, learning spaces are changing in ways that require our attention and collaboration—so we can continue to shape them in ways that meet the needs of current and future learners. Click here to read full version

A Little More Conversation – Building a Dynamic Social Learning Space

B Online Learning

discuss how to create memorable conversations in your learning space and also provide some tips for e-gardening. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development Facilitating eLearning Informal Learning Mobile Learning Social Media If you missed my presentation at LearnX this year don’t worry. have built my presentation using Articulate Replay.

How to Create a Dynamic Social Learning Space with High Engagement by Julian Stodd

Learning Solutions Magazine

Building a healthy social learning community takes a lot of time and effort, and it requires thoughtful strategy and implementation in four key areas. Do the job right and you enable a dynamic environment for learning—but one that you do not own. Here is some expert guidance on this somewhat paradoxical idea. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Social Media Training Strategies

Four Strategies for Long-Term Retention in Corporate Learning (White Paper)

Knowledge Guru

Corporate learning professionals need strategies to improve both knowledge transfer during the initial learning event as well as the rate of long-term retention. It includes the learning and remembering strategies used in Knowledge Guru alongside other strategies we use time and again in our custom solutions. Click here or click the image below to download the white paper.

The Corporate Learning Guide to Spaced Repetition and Feedback Loops (Free Download)

Knowledge Guru

We’ve put together a free guide highlighting the research-based approaches of  spaced repetition  and  immediate feedback.  By basing your own learning designs off of these principles or using a solution that already has the learning principles built in, you can greatly increase what your learners will remember. You know there’s a problem. What’s in a name?

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6 Best Practices For Applying Spaced Learning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

New post 6 Best Practices For Applying Spaced Learning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. In this article, I’ll highlight the best practices for applying Spaced Learning in your online training strategy, so that you can improve knowledge retention and recall among your staff members. How To Apply Spaced Learning In Online Training.

Be Ready for the Learning Space of the Future

ATD Learning Technologies

Spurred by technology, learning spaces are changing in ways that require our attention and collaboration—so we can continue to shape them in ways that meet the needs of current and future learners. Click here to read full version

Spaced Repetition Featured in the New York Times

Knowledge Guru

We are big believers in the spacing effect, and using what we know about the brain to enhance what people remember. It seems the New York Times has taken interest in spaced repetition as well. In a weekend editorial titled “How Tests Make Us Smarter,” Dr. Henry Roediger discusses how testing can be used as a valid tool to promote learning.

Spaced Retrieval, Retrieval Practice, and Knowledge Guru: What Research Tells Us

Knowledge Guru

Knowledge Guru’s game engine is designed to tap into two powerful and empirically supported instructional strategies—Retrieval Practice and Spaced Retrieval. Retrieval Practice alone can provide improved recall performance by as much as 10-20%. [2] When combined with Spaced Retrieval the effect is multiplied. 2005) Application of the testing and spacing effects to name learning.

Personal devices in higher education

Learning with e's

Here are some of my recent thoughts on learning spaces at universities, and the impact of student owned personal technologies: As the shift from location specific learning to untethered learning gathers pace, so the personal device gains increasing importance. Learning becomes more self-directed, creating knowledge as well as receiving it. Unported License.

Learning precincts

Learning with e's

The notion of learning spaces is gaining traction across all sectors of education. Learning spaces are not only used to describe places we can learn, but can also be representative of the human mind. And it is from our minds that the concept of learning spaces arises. There have been many other metaphors used to depict learning.

Essential Reading (and Other Skills) for Staying Ahead in the Learning Space

Mindflash

He has just finished his masters degree, and has not had time, in a long time, to keep current on learning industry trends and technologies. In 2000, I read the Bob Woodward book about Alan Greenspan,  Maestro , and learned one vital lesson about staying current, studying, and reading. Network and learn. Learning on the Leading Edge. Misadventures in Learning.

LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WEBINAR SERIES ON “GAMIFICATION”

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, recently conducted a webinar series on “Gamification” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. Learnnovators , headquartered in Chennai (India), is a multiple-award winning organization that specializes in the design and development of innovative and effective learning solutions for the workplace. Learnnovators helps clients address skill and performance gaps in their workforce by creating customized learning solutions that are aligned with their business goals.

Redefining learning spaces

Learning with e's

Next year we will be under the banner of 'Crossing Boundaries: Redefining Learning Space'. We will focus on new practices, new technologies, new environments and new learning. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Tags: e-learning learning spaces Plymouth e-Learning Conference

Creating Learning Spaces in Second Life

Kapp Notes

This morning I received an email message from, Fiona, who provided me with a really interesting link to 50 Tips and Tricks to Create a Learning Space in Second Life. Blogs and Websites --Turn to these blogs for tips, services and tools when setting up a learning space in Second Life. You may want to add this list to your favorite social bookmarking tool.

New article in the MWL Magazine: An employee’s Personal Learning Space lies at the heart of MWL– not a LMS

Jane Hart

New article by Jane Hart, Centre for Modern Workplace Learning. “… in the modern workplace, it really isn’t appropriate to use the LMS to try and track everything everyone learns in the organisation. Read the full article here: An employee’s Personal Learning Space lies at the heart of MWL– not a LMS. Social learning

Learning spaces and places

Learning with e's

This entire series on technology affordances was started off by a remark I made during the 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference , and my subsequent blogpost which I called ' Angels in the architecture '. In this part of the series I want to identify two more key sets of affordances that I believe will affect the success of technologies when they are applied to learning.

Learning space mashups

Learning with e's

Two case studies of recent initial teacher training programmes are reviewed where blogs and wikis were blended to create new virtual learning spaces. tools are mashed up within the same space. collaboration; reflection; learning Wheeler, S. 2009) Learning Space Mashups: Combining Web 2.0 Tools to Create Collaborative and Reflective Learning Spaces.

Pedagogy of Learning Design: Fostering Critical Thinking Skills with Cognitive Presence

InSync Training

In this post we''ll explore cognitive presence and roles we play on the critical inquiry path leading toward higher levels of learning. In the previous blog post, The Pedagogy of Learning Design: Crafting Optimal E-Learning Spaces with Teaching Presence , we explored teaching presence - the design, development, management, facilitation, and direction within the learning space.

Communities, spaces and pedagogies for the digital age

Learning with e's

Communities, spaces and pedagogies for the digital age View more presentations from Steve Wheeler. enjoyed a very interesting and stimulating day at Colchester Institute yesterday, where I gave two workshops for staff entitled: Communities, spaces and pedagogies for the digital age. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. They don't.

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Does Your Learning Space Attract Millennials?

CLO Magazine

Architecture firm Kahler Slater's Larry Schnuck discusses how universities are targeting design at Gen Y’s and how that applies to employers

Learning Spaces: Now is the future

Vignettes Learning

Provocative learning spaces - By David Hopkins (Thanks to Tweet of Tony Karrer [link] ) How the future is now happening in learning Ray Jimenez, PhD [link] [link] "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" "Helping Learners Apply Learning" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com. Learning 2.0 simplifie e-Learning elearning2.0

The Pedagogy of Learning Design: Creating Learning Communities with Social Presence

InSync Training

This is the second post in a series of five titled The Pedagogy of Learning Design by Phylise H. To read the first in the series click here: The Pedagogy of Learning Design: A Translation of Pedagogies. Let’s have a look at how social presence guides the design and development of learning spaces where emotional expression, open communication, and group cohesion come into play!

2 Simple Steps to Create a Minimalist eLearning Environment

TOPYX LMS

Taking these two steps helps social learning management system (LMS) administrators create a distraction-proof eLearning environment. To maintain a less-is-more online learning space, get to know your audience/community of LMS users. By getting to know your audience in these interactive ways, you will easily maintain a distraction-free online learning space.

LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS SUCCESS STORY AT FOCUSON LEARNING 2016

Learnnovators

Srividya Kumar, Co-founder of Learnnovators, took the stage at FocusOn Learning 2016, and presented a case study session to attendees. About FocusOn Learning 2016. FocusOn Learning is a leading event in North America focused on three key areas of the learning business – mobile, video, and performance support. It also offers its own learning platform,  Learnosphere.