Create your own Learning Theory
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
Wikipedia defines Learning Theory as “Learning theories are conceptual frameworks that describe how information is absorbed, processed, and retained during learning. Learning brings together cognitive, emotional, and environmental influences and experiences for acquiring, enhancing, or making changes in one’s knowledge, [.].
E-Learning Design Part 5: Learning through Creating (Blooms 21)
AUGUST 27, 2015
At CDSM, we draw on a range of theories – from the past and the present – to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. In an earlier post in this series ( E-Learning Design Part 2: Observable and Measurable Outcomes ), we looked at the influence of Bloom’s taxonomy (1956) on our e-learning. What is Blooms 21? Shelley Wright.
Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers
MARCH 29, 2014
It defines over 470 key terms for instructional designers.” ~ Connie Malamed , on ID Guru, the performance support App for learning designers. THE JOURNEY: Connie Malamed was one of the first in the learning industry to design and develop an app for learning designers. We set out on a journey to explore and learn more about other apps that are available for learning designers.
E-Learning Design Part 2: Observable and Measurable Outcomes
AUGUST 3, 2015
At CDSM, we draw on a range of theories – from the past and the present – to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. In our last post ( E-Learning Design Part 1: Structure, Repetition and Reinforcement ), we gave you an insight into how we use some of the essential aspects of the theory of ‘behaviourism’ in our digital learning solutions.
So, you want to be an Instructional Designer?
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
Outside of the e-learning industry, it seems that very few people know what an instructional designer is. Even though its origins stretch as far back as the 1940s , ‘instructional design’ isn’t a phrase you hear too often when you work outside the world of e-learning. willingness to learn. Researched and co-written a six-part blog series on e-learning design.
The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses
MAY 19, 2015
The flexibility of accessing an entire course from a small and lightweight wireless device makes mobile learning the current education frontier. It is a very exciting time for online course developers as upgrades, new devices, new software, apps, and WiFi hotspots can now break course design out the legacy learning management system box. Builds a climate of instruction and learning.
E-Learning Design Part 6: CDSM’s Active Learning Model™
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
Throughout this series on e-learning design , we have looked at some of the learning theories that help to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. What is CDSM’s Active Learning Model™? CDSM is a commercial e-learning company. How CDSM’s Active Learning Model™ Works for Everyone. The Future of CDSM’s Active Learning Model™.
L&D – today and tomorrow
Spark Your Interest
OCTOBER 4, 2010
I recently read a couple of things from our UK friends which I found interesting. I took a little time to read and compare, as I find that this is a great way for me to think a little deeper. [note to self - is this a learning principle/theory to explore? Comparative learning a la Comparative Lit??]. Develop an open, enabling culture for learning and working. people.
Make Learning Supportive and Available Everywhere
MAY 16, 2011
This year's 2011 Lectora user conference provided my first opportunity to hear learning futurist Elliot Masie ( of The Masie Center ) speak live; he didn't disappoint. We were treated to both his keynote and a follow-up conversation on his view of the learning industry's present and future. I was excited to see that so many of us are on the same page. Learning is changing.
Good News: Spending on Training Increasing
JANUARY 24, 2013
In a recent Bersin by Deloitte study , spending on learning and development rose by 12% in 2012. Obviously, this is great news for learning and development (L&D) professionals. Mobile Learning is Imminent: 61% of business leaders say they have mobile strategy ready to go and 24% say they will embrace mobile learning soon. learningSpeed.
Clark is not Keen
Learning with e's
DECEMBER 1, 2007
I'm referring in particular to a keynote session on the final day of Educa, presented by Donald Clark (above) , who was articulate, humorous, and at times, deeply profound in his analysis of the process of learning. Clark also launched into learning style theories by the likes of Kolb and Honey & Mumford. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. well, Germany.
100 eLearning Articles and White Papers
APRIL 28, 2008
Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. Understanding E-Learning 2.0 There are some very interesting changes going on in the world of e-learning that seem to have crept up on practitioners. 4. Things You Can Do in Ten Minutes to Be a More Successful E-learning Professional By Stephen Downes, National Research Council Canada 5. Web 2.0: A New Wave of Innovation for Teaching and Learning? learning 2.0 Part 1 55.
Product Review Raptivity
JUNE 27, 2011
Interaction views and selections include “Bloom Taxonomy, Gagne Nine Events, Kellers ARCS model, Experimental Learning. Saving to Favorites is easy, but my Learning theories – while interesting – i.e. you can create your own learning theory – really serves no purpose. Oh yeah, it is one of the learning models. Learning 24/7.
A Look Behind Robert Gagnè's Nine Steps of Instruction
Big Dog, Little Dog
AUGUST 10, 2011
In her post, Questioning Gagnè and Bloom’s Relevance , Christy Tucker describes how we often get caught up in theories without really looking at whether the research supports those theories. In the military we called this an interest device —a story or some other vehicle for capturing the learners' attention and helping them to see the importance of learning the tasks at hand. This is accomplished by having the learners and their managers discuss what they need to learn and be able to perform when they finish the training. Gain attention. 1991).
Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010
eLearning Learning Posts
JANUARY 3, 2011
Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010.
What Everyone Should Know About Working with Subject Matter Experts
OCTOBER 13, 2008
Don’t expect your SME to be an expert at learning theory. I’ve been in meetings where the elearning design team goes round and round with the SME about "real learning." They’ll throw out names like Gagne and Bloom. brave one might even slip in learning theorist, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. That’s not going to work.
Converting Live Workshops to an Online Course (Part II)
MARCH 7, 2010
As online learning developers, we must build learning experiences with more content and more opportunity for learners to discuss topics of their interests with peers. This blog post will outline the second most important concept in delivering an online course: Consistent design of learning activities and use of Bloom’s taxonomy to encourage learner engagement in higher level learning. trust you can Google "Bloom’s Taxonomy," so for the sake of brevity, let’s just use William Horton’s abbreviated version: Absorb, Do, Connect. Bravo, Bill.
Is it important to know instructional design to create SCORM compliant courses?
JULY 12, 2009
Content providers will quickly see how SCORM helps implement reusable learning objects. SCORM is based on the Learning Object (LO) model--not to be confused with learning objectives that stem from Bloom. Learning objects can be defined as the smallest unit of learning that makes contextual sense. Learning Objects are any digital resource that can be reused to support learning. This means, if I create a learning object on the basics of behavioral psychology, it should be applicable to a course on psychology, on education, on behaviour, etc.
Top 100 eLearning Items
APRIL 7, 2009
Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Applications in Learning Rethinking Learning Styles Understanding E-Learning 2.0 Second Life is not a teaching tool Tool Set 2009 New Design for My Smile Sheet The art of changing the brain Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives How to Convert Your PowerPoint Presentation into an Elearning Course Social Media makes this course stand out Should All Learning Professionals Be Blogging?
Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February
eLearning Learning Posts
FEBRUARY 16, 2010
Best of eLearning Learning. Here they are (I have removed one or two as I don’t agree with them, and have put my interpretations at the bottom): Definition of an E-Learning Curve – Bloom’s Taxonomy - The E-Learning Curve , February 4, 2010 A colleague recently asked me “What is an e-learning curve? Definition of an E-Learning Curve – Bloom’s Taxonomy is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog …Tags: Tags: e-learning affective domain Bloom’s Rose bloom’s taxonomy cogitive domain elearning curve learning curve psychomotor domai.
Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009
eLearning Learning Posts
DECEMBER 7, 2009
So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. You can see more detail of how this works here in Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning (and see how you can be involved). Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Learning Putty , November 20, 2009. Top 100 Learning Game Resources - Upside Learning Blog , June 24, 2009. Informal learning - what is it?