A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

A large number of psychologists and educational researchers were summoned to develop training materials , as well as to apply their knowledge of evaluation to assess trainees’ skills. Instructional Design has come a long way.

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 requires learners to recall information rather than simply re-read or re-listen to it.

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Trending Sources

Leading in Learning Knowledge Exchange

Jay Cross

The day after arriving home from Berlin, I took part in a two-day knowledge exchange hosted by iventiv and moderated by my colleague Charles Jennings.

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Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000. Now against the backdrop of such information, it is interesting to explore what role mobiles are playing in shaping up the workplace learning scenario.

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

The 8-second attention span; or, I'm fine if goldfish are more patient than millennials

Ontuitive

The report warned us that the average attention span has dropped from 12 to 8 seconds since about the year 2000, and is likely caused by the exponential increase in use of digital media. People are now accustomed to finding information quickly, on their own, when they need it.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

High value knowledge work requires different capabilities and different mindsets to transactional work, and networked organisations have different needs compared to highly structured organisations. Charles: We now know that people learn more about their work informally than they do formally. So we are seeing increasing interest in social and informal learning. However, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas.

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The E-Learning Curve

Looking specifically at learning in the workplace, Michael Eraut in Non-formal learning, implicit learning and tacit knowledge (2000) makes a clear distinction between his interpretation of the term. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals.

Mini-Lessons – How to Begin

Raptivity

Drill to the essential essence of your defined outcome – finding the ‘kernel’ of the piece of knowledge is one way to express this focus. Once the expected outcome is clear, then either the knowledge or the learning activities to achieve this can be tackled.

Microlearning: What is it? And What Benefits does it Offer?

Learnkit

With the average attention span in North America dropping from 12 seconds in 2000 to 8 seconds in 2015 , the demand for shorter, more engaging training is higher than ever! Help learners better retain new knowledge. In the world of elearning, microlearning has become a buzzword.

Abstract of Study Related to Storytelling

Kapp Notes

Opening The Knowledge Guru with a story. in determining the likelihood of recalling information. and retention such that audience members retain more information when it is presented in a. s (2000) found that narrative texts were easier to read than. 2000).

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9 Effective Instructional Design Tactics

LearnDash

Questions, Cues, and Advance Organizers - Use questions and cues to help learners draw upon previous experiences and knowledge to make sense of new information. 2000). Effective online (or offline) instructional design is a critical component to improving learning retention.

70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent

Performance Learning Productivity

In other words, ‘informally’. Research over the past 40 years has shown that informal and workplace learning is increasingly pervasive and central to learning in organisations. “Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”

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Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Rapidly decreasing shelf-life of knowledge 4. Information explosion across all spheres and domains 5.

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A Lesson Plan for eLearning

Coffee and Design

Thanks @hjarche for sharing @AnnaMuoio ‘s 2000 @FastCompany article @Cisco ‘s Quick Study: A #LessonPlan for #eLearning [link]. What great incite Tom Kelly shared in 2000 and these are still trends and issues that we are discussing in 2014.

The learner speaks

Clive on Learning

Towards Maturity has just published a new study, The Learner Voice , which summarises the views on learning technologies of 2000 employees in the private sector. Above all, this list encourages me towards blended solutions that cross the boundary from formal to informal. A massive 84% are willing to use technology to share knowledge to help others learning, which begs the question why we are not seeing more successful examples of this happening in a work context.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

@ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis, which I have referred to: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

4 Steps to Becoming a Learner-Centered eLearning Professional

SHIFT eLearning

What do you struggle with when learning new information or mastering a new skill? Jackson, Stratford, Krajcik, & Soloway, 2000; Quintana et al., Construction: Learners should be able to link their own experiences and prior knowledge with new learning.

How Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction Can Make Your Online Courses Better

CourseArc

Inform Learners of Objectives. Now that you have your learners’ attention, your next step is to clearly inform your audience what they will be learning and what they should expect to take away from your course. Stimulate Learners’ Prior Knowledge.

Simulations in e-Learning: The power of experiential learning

G-Cube

Not just in terms of delivering knowledge but the inclusion of the elements of interactivity and motivation for learners. We gather and process information using our senses but it is through ‘doing’ that we actually learn. Source: William Horton, 2000).

A brief history of elearning (infographic)

eFront

Then, in the following decade, virtual learning environments began to truly thrive, with people gaining access to a wealth of online information and elearning opportunities. In the 2000′s, businesses began using elearning to train their employees.

The Characteristics of the Most Successful Sales Trainers

Training Industry

Any training program must be built upon a solid foundation of practical knowledge in order to be effective, but it’s the facilitator delivering that program that’s key in transferring that knowledge to a group of participants. Will Brooks has been with The Brooks Group since 2000.

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Applying The Subsumption Theory In eLearning

TalentLMS

It centers on the idea that learners can more effectively acquire new knowledge if it is tied to their existing knowledge base, and that only unique information that stands out within the lesson is committed to memory. 2) Encourage learners to apply previously acquired knowledge.

MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

But, as she notes, the history of MOOCs goes back to 2008, when George Siemens and Stephen Downes offered “Connectivism and Connective Knowledge” online for students at the University of Manitoba as well as for anyone else who was interested.

How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

Your Training Edge

Corporate training is also a huge factor in company success—a 2000 analysis by Laurie J. From the outside, corporate training appears to be something of a paradox.

Instructional Design and Rapid Prototyping: Rising from the Ashes of ADDIE

Social Learning

It relies on two main assumptions: Quality information: The instructional designer can work on complete information from the Analysis phase, relying on the fact that the instructional context is stable and that there are no unforeseen events. With Rapid Prototyping, the steps are crunched together to reduce the amount of time needed to develop training or a product (Jones & Richey, 2000). Rapid prototyping methodology in action: (2000).

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3 Key Concepts That Will Help You Understand Learning in the Digital Age

SHIFT eLearning

The virtualization of information through computer networking. Heutagogy , a concept developed in 2000 by Stewart Hase, refers to the study of self-determined learning. Embracing heutagogy is especially important in today''s information-rich world.

That’s not my style: Learning preferences and instructional design

Obsidian Learning

For Cuthbert (2005), a learning style is an individual’s preference for understanding experience and transforming it into knowledge. Zacharis (2011) describes learning styles as the ways in which learners “perceive, process and conceptualise information” (p. 2000).

5 Strategies to Engage the Millennials

eFront

This generation is also referred to as generation Y – they were born between the early 1980’s to around 2000. Relevance: Millennials are aces at “googling” and discovering information.

Attention Spans Are Getting Shorter

Nick Leffler

There’s a lot of information coming at us. It’s more important than ever to learn how to manage all this information. It’s not possible to read everything you run across, so it’s important to learn how to manage information in a meaningful way.

10 eLearning buzzwords you need to know!

eFront

This is typically done through PowerPoint or narrated videos which are designed to dispense information quickly and conveniently to the students. Microlearning provides the knowledge and skill sets that online education typically offers without overwhelming the learner.

Don’t Believe the Hype. Learning Management Systems Are Alive and Well

CLO Magazine

Learning leaders are embracing new platforms that are mobile-first, cloud based, drive voluntary learner engagement and incorporate advancements in cognitive science that map knowledge to how learners best acquire it.”.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

Some of you may wonder how a printed handbook could possibly compete with the networked knowledge and agile, on-demand content production of the digital world, but in this case I don’t think it’s proper to set it up as a zero-sum competition.

Is your company ready for the iGeneration?

Matrix

The lines between generations are always blurry, but one could say that people born after 2000 (today’s babies, toddlers, and teenagers) belong to the iGeneration. That’s the minimum necessary to perform knowledge-based work any time. A knowledge-sharing culture.

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