So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I went looking for a learning style test for an online course. I thought a learning style test was a nice ramp up for an exercise where people had to blog about their own facilitator style - from the idea that it is good to know your own preferences and biases as a trainer/facilitator.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit.

Silicon Valley Parents Question Value of Technology in Learning. Should We?

Dashe & Thomson

In a nutshell: schools are spending billions on technology, even as they cut budgets and lay off teachers, with little proof that this approach is improving basic learning. What can or should Learning and Development professionals take away from these articles?

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? But now I wanted to find out more about Accelerated Learning. The students directed their own learning.

Strengthening Social Learning In the Workplace

Dashe & Thomson

The training industry has seen plenty of debate around whether or not organizations can and should take steps to strengthen social learning. Everyone agrees that social learning is very important and that somewhere between 70% and 80% of all learning is done socially and/or informally.

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? Because video is, apparently, a perfect manifestation of social learning theory.

eLearning in a Geodesic World

Integrated Learnings

I recently had the privilege to attend a two-day workshop conducted by Dave Meier , the author of “ The Accelerated Learning Handbook.” Mr. Meier challenged us to always focus our material on how the learner can build his or her own learning. Integrated Learning Services, Inc.

E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 1

E-Learning Provocateur

The book is entitled E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 1 and my intent is to provoke deeper thinking across a range of themes in the modern workplace, including: • social media. • learning theory. • learning styles. • blended learning.

E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 1

E-Learning Provocateur

The book is entitled E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 1 and my intent is to provoke deeper thinking across a range of themes in the modern workplace, including: • social media. • learning theory. • learning styles. • blended learning. • informal learning. • mobile learning. • corporate social responsibility. • the future of e-learning.

Designing e-Learning for Maximum Motivation

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from the Designing e-Learning for Maximum Motivation webinar by Ethan Edwards of Allen Interactions. “The goal of e-learning is to create meaningful performance change in the learner.” ” Organizations choose e-learning for other reasons (cost, access, etc.), Assumptions about Learning. Learning is active. People learn best in highly particular ways. Learning process must be initiated actively.

Rapid Instructional Design for Accelerated Learning

Dashe & Thomson

However, according to Dave Meier, in The Accelerated Learning Handbook , the ISD model is “too slow, cumbersome, stiff, linear, and emotionally dull…to get the job done today.” Meier says its weakness reflects a male-dominated point of view and a behavioristic approach to learning.

Four Phases of Learning

Dashe & Thomson

How Many Accelerated Learning Phases Are There? There are four learning styles, four stages of competence, and a four-level evaluation model. There is also a four-phase learning cycle. There are also different names for these learning cycles. Learning games.

Four Phases of Learning

Dashe & Thomson

How Many Accelerated Learning Phases Are There? There are four learning styles, four stages of competence, and a four-level evaluation model. There is also a four-phase learning cycle. There are also different names for these learning cycles. Learning games.

Being Savvy About SAVI (and Accelerated Learning)

Dashe & Thomson

A couple of months ago I posted a blog about Accelerated Learning, and my experiences with it, before I even knew such a thing as Accelerated Learning existed. The Anderson people talked mostly about collaborative learning. They talked about the SAVI Approach to Learning.

Initial reflections on Slow Learning #change11

Clark Quinn

I believe in, and do try, ‘learning out loud’, so I’ll both try to elaborate and draw myself up short. One of the themes that emerged is the rejection of the GPS idea, and extolling a preference for getting lost (I did explicitly mention that GPS’s do not help you learn the terrain, but I’ll add that they could). One of the issues is, for me, where you want to learn, and where you don’t. design meta-learning social strategy

Quiz: Have you got the New Workplace Learning mindset?

Jane Hart

Following my recent posting, Social learning is not a new training trend , I’ve had a few comments from readers that suggest they were not able to see the difference between the two workplace learning approaches I described – in particular the difference in the “mindset” involved. 1) Do you think that formal learning (ie training, workshops, courses, e-learning) is the only appropriate way that people should learn to do their jobs?

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To tweet or not to tweet? Part 2

Saffron Interactive

In my last blog I discussed the increasing conflict between the long established listen and learn styles of presenting and the ever increasing use of mobile devices by participants during talks.

Recommended Research: Constructivism & Learning Technology

Adobe Captivate

Last week, we had an awesome virtual class on how to implement an effective gamification strategy within a corporate learning environment! In class, we briefly touched on some learning theories and research related to constructivism and the effective use of technology, games and gamification within the overall learning environment. A great explanation of what constructivism is, what helps us learn, and what learning truly is. 2011).

Meaningful processing

Clark Quinn

Sometimes I worry about the myths that are out there about learning. Learning styles, generational differences, digital natives, the list goes on. But one that has personally been surfacing a lot is the type of activity that leads to meaningful learning. I’ve talked previously about social processing, so I’m going to focus specifically on individual processing. So can we start focusing on learning activities that generate meaningful processing?

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-14

Jane Hart

elearn Magazine: The Oxford Union Debate on Informal Learning, Style or Substance?: My upcoming webinar Social Media and its impact on how we learn in the workplace [link] # realwplearn #. Real power of learning is social, by @ charlesjennnings Pt 1 [link] and Pt 2 [link] # realwplearn #. Maybe a little social-media fatigue isn’t such a bad idea [link] #. RT @ charlesjennings : Looking to manage informal learning?

Clarity needed around Web 3.0

Clark Quinn

I like ASTD; they offer a valuable service to the industry in education, including reports, webinars, very good conferences (despite occasional hiccups, *cough* learning styles *cough*) that I happily speak at and even have served on a program committee for. When they come out with books like The New Social Learning , they are to be especially lauded.

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Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. Are you familiar with the learning styles ?

Reflections on the final day of TechKnowledge 11

Clark Quinn

There’s nothing wrong with content delivery, e.g. for performance support, and for course augmentation, but the panel (Kris Rockwell, Ed Prentice) was wisely arguing for a broader vision for mobile learning. However, I do argue for the bigger picture, asking you to avoid Learning Malpractice.

eLearning Cyclops: A Few Things of Interest: #Storyboarding.

eLearning Cyclops

Tuesday, August 30, 2011. Also, NPR had a story regarding the myth of learning styles that is worth a listen. Labels: e-Learning , ISD , Storyboard. 3 comments: Kevin September 1, 2011 6:45 AM Hey Jeff! Reply Delete Jeff September 1, 2011 2:36 PM My pleasure and thank you again for sharing your knowledge of storyboarding and e-learning design. Diversity is a key to effective learning. ▼ 2011. (23). Informal learning.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more). 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.

How to Streamline a Training Workshop

Mindflash

Froelich speaks from 12 years experience in developing and implementing training, teaching and learning solutions, administering and supporting corporate research and educational technologies in a variety of sectors. Know that everybody has different learning styles and modalities.

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Revolution or Evolution?

Wonderful Brain

I’m a big fan of “Learning Without Frontiers.” is interested in a learning revolution not evolution. It’s only a revolution that will fundamentally redress the debilitating arthritis in learning. I suggest “decentralized” learning.

Questions from the CLO Executive Network

Jay Cross

Clark Quinn and I kicked off a meeting of the Chief Learning Officer Network at Symantec’s offices in Mountain View on Wednesday. We talked of working smarter, the imperative to change, the ins and outs of informal learning, and why mobile learning is inevitable.

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It need not be new to be great

Jay Cross

Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer injury to our self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their self-importance, learn so easily; and why older people, especially if vain or arrogant, cannot learn at all.” ~ Thomas Szasz.

Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!

Origin Learning

By comparison, a previous Accenture survey found that only 21 percent of US workers said they received company-provided formal training between 2006 and 2011. Here we have compiled a list of the current ways in which workplace learning is being imparted: 1. Mobile Learning.

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5 Essentials to Know about Digital badging – From its origins

Your Training Edge

Though he is naturally developing relevant skills and interest through informal learning modes – learned to storyboard, making short films with friends, attended digital media workshops, mentored kids younger to him – he has nothing to show for his achievements, but for some trophies.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

Four Questions to Ask About Neuroscience and Learning Right Now

Learningtogo

Three factors are helping accelerate interest: technology, social media and hype. In other cases, these discoveries are toppling some long-held beliefs, such as learning styles, that can’t be supported by the scientific evidence. Where Can I Learn More?

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5 Top Tips for Great eLearning Design

Rob Hubbard

Rob's Learning and Technology Blog. Archives Select Month September 2011. August 2011. June 2011. May 2011. April 2011. February 2011. Clive on Learning. British Institute for Learning and Development. Skip to content. About. 404: Page Not Found. We are terribly sorry, but the URL you typed no longer exists. It might have been moved or deleted, or perhaps you mistyped it. We suggest searching the site: Search. Email Subscription.

The BIG Debate: Can Rapid eLearning Ever Be Truly Engaging?

Rob Hubbard

Rob's Learning and Technology Blog. Archives Select Month September 2011. August 2011. June 2011. May 2011. April 2011. February 2011. Clive on Learning. British Institute for Learning and Development. Skip to content. About. 404: Page Not Found. We are terribly sorry, but the URL you typed no longer exists. It might have been moved or deleted, or perhaps you mistyped it. We suggest searching the site: Search. Email Subscription.

Effective Interface Designs for eLearning

Association eLearning

In this post, we will discuss the importance of interface design – what the learning experience will “look and feel” like. It’s vital to understand your audience when crafting learning objectives, too. Stick with quick, accessible column style writing. •

eLearning Trends to Follow in 2015 (Part 1)

TalentLMS

Here are some examples of how Big Data can improve eLearning It can b roaden the u nderstanding of t he learning process. It only takes the elements of games and applies them into a learning environment. Adjusting the learning approach so that instruction is differentiated.