Learning Styles and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

This post is going to be somewhat different than in the past, specifically a result of the argument of the effectiveness of learning styles and if they even exist. No one mentioned e-learning which was part of the reference, specifically related to retention. Micro-learning?

Millennial Learning Styles

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Millennials are moving into the workforce as fast as Baby Boomers are leaving, making it essential for us to understand the principal millennial learning styles of our younger generation. We have gathered ways in which variety for millennial learning styles can be incorporated into your employee learning strategy. Encourage self-directed and flexible learning. Flexible learning is instantaneously appealing to millennials as they feel supported and suited.

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How Learning Paths Help to Create Structured Learning Programs

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Not only do you have to create new learning content and analyze the progress of each of your learners, but you also have to spend hours assigning them a selection of relevant courses. This is where learning paths will be your saving grace. What Are Learning Paths?

How to Leverage Motivation in Your Learning Strategy

Docebo

In the learning sphere, spurring the motivation to engage has to be part of your enterprise learning strategy if you want to see more consistent and better quality results. But what type of motivational tactics should we lean upon in our learning strategy? Something important to note is that the usage of extrinsic motivators in learning strategies works equally for all learners – so no need to customize your programs for individual learners.

Benefits Of Microlearning Videos To Drive Employee Engagement

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Apart from that, there are several other benefits of microlearning videos that make it useful for delivering a better learning experience. Microlearning can take several formats, including podcasts, games, text, e-learning animation , PowerPoint, and many more, to deliver a better learning experience. However, research has it that microlearning videos are the most effective. 5 Benefits Of Microlearning Videos To Deliver Better Learning Experience.

How to do Educational Podcasting in 2019

Gutenberg Technology

Podcasting and education go together like peanut butter and jelly, and educators have been hot on the heels of this auditory learning style ever since it hit the scene back in 2004. But while the positive impact this teaching tool has on learning outcomes is clear, the actual process of creating an educational podcast may seem a daunting task. eLearning Accessibility microlearning

7 Benefits of Microlearning

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The average employee only spends 1% of their work week on learning. According to Josh Bersin, that comes out to just 24 minutes a week to learn and expand their knowledge. So how do you ensure your employees are finding the time to further their learning in such a short amount of time? That is why microlearning, learning distributed in small portions, has become more popular over the years & become a vital way to increase employee knowledge, compliance and training.

Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

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With high stakes riding on the success of our training and development strategies, it’s time for us to unpack the importance of polished learning programs and, even more crucially, better understand how our training programs have failed in the past. What is Learning and Development?

Microlearning: Deliver Continual Learning Experience to Generate Bigger Returns from Shorter Bites

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With an aim to provide learning as an ongoing process, continual learning has set strong footholds across majority of organizations. From boosting workforce skills to improving organizational efficiency and workplace culture, continual learning offers a plethora of benefits. With microlearning, it is possible for employees to take out few minutes from their busy schedule to learn and improve their skills that make them a valuable asset for the organization.

How to Implement Microlearning in Corporate Training

Hurix Digital

Microlearning is a way of imparting knowledge in small and very specific nuggets or micro bites. Microlearning breaks down content into small digestible bites and each bite is complete in itself, with complete information about a particular concept. Microlearning is already redefining the educational landscape. As of today, the very concept of a classroom, i.e., learning at a specific time and place, is changing. Create Lessons Based on Employees’ Learning Styles.

The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate – Coming to Orlando in February!

Adobe Captivate

I’ve wanted to put together a learning technologist certification for a long, long time. And they’re making it happen at Training 2019 ! Learning geeks will unite in Orlando for our three-day learning technology program February 22-24, 2019. Day 1: Creation and Authoring Learning Tools , presented by Jeff Batt. The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate Program. How to learn any new authoring tool.

Tips for Making Microlearning Courses

Ed App

Microlearning is a powerful way to upskill and onboard staff in your business. Microlearning courses need to be designed to ensure staff engage in content and retain the content and so the information must be relevant to those taking the courses. Here are four tips on how to create microlearning courses. 4 tips on how to create microlearning courses. It is one of the main reasons that microlearning is so effective. EdApp Microlearning microlearning

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 30, 2019

Mike Taylor

Learned we may be with another man’s learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.” ? The Power of Retrieval Practice For Learning. Connie Malamed ( @elearningcoach ) shares some insights reminding us that in a culture that requires shortcuts to improving performance—microlearning, performance support and getting quick answers from colleagues—we may forget that there is still a need to build long-term capabilities…and do it as efficiently as possible.

How to create microlearning courses

Ed App

Microlearning is a powerful way to upskill and onboard staff in your business. Microlearning courses need to be designed to ensure staff engage in content and retain the content and so the information must be relevant to those taking the courses. Here are four tips on how to create microlearning courses. 4 tips on how to create microlearning courses. It is one of the main reasons that microlearning is so effective.

What Constitutes a Good Microlearning Authoring Tool?

Ed App

Microlearning is a potent digital learning methodology that is being used by organizations hailing from various industries all around the world to train their employees to increase productivity and growth. Some of the reasons microlearning is so popular among learning and development (L&D) professionals are the fact that it can be designed, developed and deployed in no time, and is accessible to employees/learners in the organization on their smartphones.

What You Should Know about Implementing Microlearning

Ed App

Implementing microlearning is essential to establish a dynamic and adaptive company, which is vital in any shifting and fluid market. However, in order to effectively implement a microlearning strategy, particular steps must be taken to successfully adopt this strategy for optimal training of your employees. Implementing a microlearning program in the wake of the millennial age potentially may have you feeling somewhat like a fish out of water.

Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

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The age of Artificial Intelligence has arrived and while most of the businesses are focused on how it will affect their operations like R&D and manufacturing, only a few are wondering about the other crucial business areas such as learning & development (L&D). James Paine has pointed out that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no more reserved to science fiction and is projected to be even bigger in 2019 [1]. The AI Learning Solutions. Learning Styles.

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3 Reasons to Build Microlearning into Your L&D Strategy

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With much to learn and little to no time to learn it, employees need flexible workplace learning options. As organizations advance their L&D strategies with efficient learning platforms , they must also build out effective learning content, including microlearning. Learning trends come and go, but the ones that tend to stick around are those that deliver real value and results for L&D teams and learners. Microlearning is one such trend.

Build Your Learning Technology Fan Club With These User Adoption Tips

Absorb LMS

It’s an exciting day when your learning technology gets installed. Whether you’re replacing an existing learning management system or starting fresh, your success will depend on how you demonstrate its benefits to your staff. Here’s how to get your workforce to log on and learn. Start with a demo showcasing its most impactful features, and consider microlearning modules that demonstrate, in more detail, the offerings tailored to their unique roles.

How microlearning will shape the future of work

Ed App

One hard and fast rule with any rapid change is that learning will be a core part of how we manage change. Microlearning is quickly becoming one of the tools for managing staff through this. This post will take a quick look at how microlearning will shape the future of work. Microlearning for millennials. Microlearning is perfectly-placed as a tool to engage Millennials. Offering more-effective learning is how microlearning will shape the future of work.

Book Review: Millennials, Goldfish & Other Training Misconceptions

Experiencing eLearning

Clark Quinn’s book Millennials, Goldfish & Other Training Misconceptions: Debunking Learning Myths and Superstitions lines up a bunch of learning myths and then knocks them down, one by one. The book is divided into three main sections, plus some intro on the science of learning and a conclusion. Learning Myths. Learning styles are a good example. We can’t even reliably measure learning styles.

How Your Microlearning Training Will Make You A Champion At Work

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Microlearning is the breakdown of into small, focused chunks of learning, usually 3 to 5 minutes in length. Microlessons are typically designed for meeting particular learning outcomes, which can be used to provide formal training, however, it usually gets a wider use in familiar training, having a focus on performance gain. Let’s go through how your microlearning training will make you a champion at work. Positive Impact of Learning.

5 Ways To Convince Your Boss To Invest In Microlearning

Ed App

Microlearning theory has been in been existence from at least the mid-2000’s, although its roots go back to the nineteenth century. In recent years, however, microlearning has become popular due to it being an incredibly effective way of learning, retaining and applying new knowledge. Corporate organizations are investing in microlearning due to their understanding of the needs of the modern learner. Microlearning Increases Retention.

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. If you haven’t checked out the crazy cool VR features in Adobe Captivate 2019, please take a look!)

A Look Back At The Years Best From Learning Science And Instructional Design

Mike Taylor

Every Friday I post a weekly recap of the best articles, posts, and resources I find from the intersection of learning, design, and technology. I like to keep tabs on things related to workplace learning, technology, social tools that generally help people power up their learning so that they can work smarter. Here is a collection of the best learning science and instructional design-related posts from 2018. 2018 Blended Learning Studies: The Year in Review.

3 Major Learning Management Developments of 2018

KnowledgeCity

The learning management system (LMS) industry experienced impressive growth in 2018. Here are some of 2018’s biggest learning management developments that are fueling the industry’s meteoric rise. There are already dozens of virtual reality learning apps that provide access to immersive learning experiences on everything from art to nuclear physics. Microlearning wooed short attention spans.

Implementing 70/20/10 Learning Model In Workforce Training

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Apart from that, the 70/20/10 learning model can also help organizations to achieve a massive boost in their employees’ productivity level. While all that contributes to the effectiveness of the learning model, I’ll admit that’s not all.

Why Is Personalized Learning Key to Language Learning?

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This makes it extra important for the content and activities in corporate language courses to be personalized learning which is tailored to the individual. For this, we need to understand not only each individual learner’s training goals, but also their unique learning style. For a training course to really succeed, both learners and trainers need to take learning style into account. How technology and new learning preferences are shaping modern-day learning.

Utilizing Personalized E-Learning To Deliver High-Impact Training

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Personalized e-Learning is one of the best learning strategies that you can utilize to deliver high-impact training for your employees. In this article, we’ll be looking at how organizations can utilize personalized e-learning to achieve high-impact training.

10 Technological Trends That Are Changing the Way We Learn

Ed App

Here are some of the trends that will change the world of training in the coming years: Ensuring accessible learning. Providing effortless learning experience will ensure the greatest impact on the learning application. Repackaging the training into micro-learning modules is a quicker way to develop training. However, its potential in learning and development is now slowly being realized. AI can be used to measure the effectiveness of a learning program.

Employee Training: Overrated or the Key to Success?

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The 2019 Workforce Learning Report by LinkedIn found that 94% of employees would stay in their jobs if their company offered learning and development programs. Implement at-use training, learning and development, and ongoing training. Make learning part of the job, and account for different learning styles and pacing. The right learning and development programs not only advance employees skills, they increase engagement in an organization.

A Global Approach To Learning

Ed App

In the construction of a successful learning strategy and global approach to learning, various external and internal factors must be accounted for. A holistic approach to learning requires the careful consideration of the effect of an increasingly globalised world. The way learners will benefit and absorb most from international education is through experiential learning. If you would like to learn more about how to build the most effective employee training strategy!

Free Webinar: Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification

Adobe Captivate

Social learning has been the most discussed topic during my webinars over the past six months! Learning professionals face many challenges when implementing social learning, and yet the potential payoff is huge in terms of learner engagement. If social learning and gamification are priorities for you in 2019, come join one of our last group discussions of the year. Engagement Upgrade: Social Learning, User-Generated Content & LMS Gamification.

The Andragogy Theory

Ed App

Malcom Shepherd Knowles (1968) coined the Andragogy Theory as the theory of adult learning. It is no surprise that adults learn differently than children, whereby adults are self-direction and ready to learn. . The two sport a multitude of differences, where the latter capitalizes on unique learning styles and strengths of adult learners. A secure self-concept comes with maturity, meaning that adults are able to take initiative to direct their own learning.

How to Put Together an Amazing Custom eLearning Experience

Ed App

Learning and development professionals all over the world have understood that they need to build eLearning around the learner, rather than building eLearning first and then expecting the learner to acclimatize to it. By definition, custom eLearning courses mean that they are tailored exclusively for your organization, keeping in mind the learning needs of your employees, as well as your organization’s culture and tone. At least when talking in regard to corporate learning.

10 eLearning Strategies to Create Employee Development Training

EI Design

The last 5 years have seen dramatic shifts in the way eLearning strategies are transforming learning and impacting employee performance. eLearning based employee development training: Aligns to the way modern learners want to learn. Provides anytime, anywhere access to learning (across devices, at office, during commute, or over weekends). Aligns to learners’ preferences (device of their choice or learning assets that suit their interests).

How To Personalize Corporate Training With Videos

EI Design

In this article, I show you the value of a personalized learning plan, and how you can leverage on video-based learning to enhance this further. Today, L&D teams incorporate online training as a significant part of their overall learning strategy. The usage of eLearning and mobile learning enables them to reach a wider audience quickly and with a consistent message. This challenge can be offset by using the personalized learning based approach.