Learning styles: Worth our time?

Making Change

If you had time to evaluate the research on learning styles, what would you conclude? Here’s what four cognitive psychologists concluded: “The contrast between the enormous popularity of the learning-styles approach within education and the lack of credible evidence for its utility is, in our opinion, striking and disturbing. cation of students’ learning styles has practical utility, it remains to be demonstrated.&#.

Learning styles: Worth our time?

Making Change

If you had time to evaluate the research on learning styles, what would you conclude? Here’s what four cognitive psychologists concluded: “The contrast between the enormous popularity of the learning-styles approach within education and the lack of credible evidence for its utility is, in our opinion, striking and disturbing. cation of students’ learning styles has practical utility, it remains to be demonstrated.&#.

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Rethinking Learning Styles

Clark Quinn

I’ve pointed out the problems with learning styles in the past, but I want to rethink them with you, as we took quite a positive out of them in a unique way. This was back in 99-2000, when I led a project developing an intelligently adaptive learning system (Intellectricity ™; inspired by Joe Miller ’s vision of a system that respected who you were as a learner). Think: learning skills instead of learning styles , and develop your learners accordingly!

The Mosaic of Learning Styles

Big Dog, Little Dog

Yes I'm a few days late for David Kelly’s Learning Styles ‘Awareness’ Day , so I hope you forgive me. While most of the recent posts on using learning styles in instructional design have been mainly against using them, I'm going to. take a slightly different position—not that we need to cater to each individual style, but that learning styles may be helpful when designing learning platforms.

Defining Assessment Items from Learning Goals

TalentLMS

Assessments are truly the end-result of the course. Without assessments both the course and the learning promise are incomplete. Assessments are evidence that learning did take place, that learners have achieved the learning goals and are now ready to perform it in the work-context. Assessments are drivers towards acquiring professional credentials that enable us to work in our respective fields. What is the primary source of evidence for learning?

Getting What You Need from Learning Assessments

CD2 Learning

Assessments, once considered the end of a learning process, strategically provide benefits throughout the entire learning journey. Is your organization using assessments to your greatest advantage? Assessments are powerful tools for increasing employee engagement and behavior change. Onboarding is considered a critical area for the use of innovative and engaging assessments, but they can be used even earlier as a powerful recruitment tool.

Getting what you need from your learning assessments?

CD2 Learning

Assessments, once considered the end of a learning process, strategically provide benefits throughout the entire learning journey. Is your organization using assessments to your greatest advantage? Assessments are powerful tools for increasing employee engagement and behavior change. Onboarding is considered a critical area for the use of innovative and engaging assessments, but they can be used even earlier as a powerful recruitment tool.

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

Obsidian Learning

In a recent blog post published by the New York Times , Anna North noted that the concept of “learning styles” is still prevalent among educators, even though there is little empirical research to support it. In fact, students preparing to be teachers are often taught about “learning styles” in their courses. Let’s take a look at what the research literature has to say on “learning styles” and how they apply to instruction.

Learning by Influence or Influence to Learn?

Origin Learning

When it comes to learning and development and skills enhancement, organizations prefer to look for tangible outcomes. The flow and schedule of training programs in enterprises are done keeping in mind the measure of performance, productivity and how the learnings impact business. If time, energy, and effort allocation are key factors, the cost-benefit assessment that becomes the core of a learning architecture, is what defines the design and structure of the workplace learning.

It takes all sorts

Learning with e's

You've probably guessed that I'm very pleased with the way they have applied themselves to the task of identifying key e-learning research areas, and then designing their projects as self-organised studies. They have been involved with the international Atlantis Project for the past year, which among other things took them to Cork in Ireland and Frankfurt/Darmstadt in Germany for 2 weeks, where they were engaged fully in international collaborative e-learning research.

How a Training Management System Fosters Consistent Learning Outcomes

Absorb LMS

Learning is the top leadership challenge, according to Deloitte’s “ 2019 Global Human Capital Trends ” study. However, delivering consistent results across a diverse workforce of employee backgrounds, cultures and learning styles is a key L&D leadership challenge. There are many different learning styles, and consistency is about getting the same message across for all learners.

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More Myths-Based Marketing

Clark Quinn

The post in question was announcing a new initiative, specifically “nano-learning” to address the new generation with a plan for “digital native advancement” And, to my surprise when I chased the links, they pointed to Pew Research Center data. Learning Styles myth.

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How to analyze your e-Learning Courses before setting up

Wizcabin

In case you’re wondering how to analyze your e-learning courses, you might have to stop worrying about it. That’s because we’ll be sharing with you everything you need to know about it, including what content analysis entails. What Is Content Analysis?

Spaced Learning: An approach to increase knowledge retention at Maruti

G-Cube

With our 20+ years of experience in the learning industry, GCube was approached to analyze the challenges specific to the automobile industry and develop an industry specific learning solution called the Spaced Learning Program. Addressed different learning habits.

Top Learning Management Systems for an Incredible Training Experience

G-Cube

The top learning management systems offer on-demand training and efficiently track employee performance. Learning activities are evolving at a rapid pace across the globe. There are various paradigms for seeking knowledge or learning something new. The new-age learners are leaning towards modern LMSs to align the right kind of learning with pertinent business needs. Let us discuss top LMS features which cater to the personalized learning needs of all: User management.

How to analyze your eLearning courses before setting up

Wizcabin

That’s because we’ll be sharing with you everything you need to know about it, including what content analysis entails. What Is Content Analysis? In case you’re interested in setting up your e-learning courses, here are a few ways to analyze your e-learning courses.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 5

CourseArc

Now that you have identified your tools, built basic courses, provided support, and incorporated assessments and feedback, you are on your way to becoming skilled in online development and instruction. What Role and Benefits Can Online Learning Have in the Everyday Classroom?

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How To Identify Employees Training Needs And Improve Effectiveness of Training Programs

WalkMe Training Station

They are: Account for all different learning styles and personalities. Tie your learning objectives to business strategy. Be flexible and let employees learn at their own pace. Assessing employees training needs. These needs relate to individual learning styles, timelines, skills gaps, and development objectives. So, conducting a needs assessment is imperative. In fact, this is the most common approach to assessing employees training needs.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 5

CourseArc

Now that you have identified your tools, built basic courses, provided support, and incorporated assessments and feedback, you are on your way to becoming skilled in online development and instruction. What Role and Benefits Can Online Learning Have in the Everyday Classroom?

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7 Ways to Maximize Learning in Your Training Programs

QuoDeck

How many times have you gone to training programs as a student or a professional and been able to recall or put what you learned into practice? Now check out the tips listed below on how to get the most out of any training program and improve your learning retention : 1.

Why learning analytics are important for eLearning

Wizcabin

However, this method isn’t as effective as using learning analytics. Unlike LMS, whose “activity-based” reports only point out a few substandard trends, learning analytics provide more actionable insights into trends. How to successfully implement learning analytics.

Evaluating Your eLearning

eFront

Researchers to assess eLearning materials. The fact is, any eLearning program that uses game-like features in the form of reinforcement exercises, assessments and simulations is safely classified as a serious game or a training game. On the whole, this structured analysis provides a comprehensive support to the training developers and facilitators who work in teams to create game-like trainings. Think about the immersion level of the learning context.

Personalized Learning Through Artificial Intelligence

Wizcabin

Personalized learning through Artificial Intelligence is a learning approach that focuses on designing training with individual learner’s specific needs in mind. With personalized learning through AI, learners get control to access training resources at their pace and convenience.

Actions To Implement Successful Employee Onboarding Process

Wizcabin

Give them pre-assessment to determine their learning gap. You can do that by pre-assessing them and asking what they are interested in knowing on the first day. You can also utilize the SWOT analysis to understand their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.

How to revamp your sales training and close more business

Docebo

In short, your sales team has to always be learning to “always be closing” Making sure your sales team is coming to the table prepared and knowledgeable isn’t just a nice to have anymore. Learning content needs differentiation to ensure that it works for everyone.

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Kuljit Chadha | AI-powered right skilling suite that supports enterprise learning

Disprz

The future of enterprise learning is evolving at a very fast pace. AI-powered learning and skilling are gaining traction in the modern workplace. How learning differs for blue-collar and white-collar employees? We usually see three formats of learning which are very popular-.

4 Ways to Boost Learning in the Workplace

Your Training Edge

If you were to look around your organization today, how would you describe your learning culture? If you fall somewhere in between, what steps are you taking to improve your learning culture? Align Business Goals with Learning Objectives. Brand Your Learning & Development.

The 6 Levels of Adaptive Learning – Science Fiction or Reality?

mLevel

The 6 Levels of Adaptive Learning Defined. What is Adaptive Learning? Data and sensors are where AV meets AL (adaptive learning). For Adaptive Learning to move from science fiction to reality, we have to start with the capture and dissemination of a massive amount of learning data. Unfortunately, the industry standard for success usually equates to “course completion” and currently learning and development captures and utilizes very little data.

Two-Fold Benefit of Using Online Quiz Tool in the Learning Industry

ProProfs

A lot of research has been conducted to determine the benefits of online tests, quizzes, and assessments in learning & development. Even though there is so much that has already been said about quizzes, there are a plethora of things that make them ideal for the learning industry. Online quizzes bear a two-fold benefit for the learning industry. They’re not just helpful to teachers in assessing knowledge gained, but they’re also great for students in learning.

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10-Point Guide to Training Content Development

Hurix Digital

You need to talk to them, understand their learning needs and learning styles, and create content that is customized to their specific needs and job-roles. Business Needs Analysis. Learning Needs Analysis. Terminal Learning Objectives.

Divergent roads on the path to training success

Matrix

This situation is unfortunately true in assessment – standardized tests have been trying to do this for decades – and it’s true for training and teaching as well. And this uniqueness should be taken into consideration when we try to implement learning programs in any company.

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Learning and Development

Hurix Digital

A lot of enterprises have already incorporated AI in their learning strategy. We will now explore the role of AI in learning and development. Most enterprise learning strategies depend on holistic teaching. Personalize Learning According to the Learner.

Here Are 10 Ways Teachers Can Benefit From Online Quiz Maker

ProProfs

The advent of Learning Management Software (LMS) has brought in a drastic change in teaching and learning trends. Teachers and instructors these days are relying more on e-learning & smart-teaching methods. It is an Important aspect of e-learning which gives an edge to the traditional learning models. They need to provide comments on the strengths and weaknesses of each learner and ensure that learning takes place. Different Learning Styles.

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How to Boost Revenues With Improved LMS-based Sales Training

Docebo

Ensure your sales team has the knowledge and learning resources they need to succeed. Training your sales team using a Learning Management System (LMS) provides the opportunity, for example, to increase the product knowledge they need to do their jobs effectively and conduct regular performance assessments. Online learning can also help your sales teams stay up-to-date on products and procedures on an ongoing basis. Provide Assessment Opportunities.

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Convert your Obsolete eLearning Content into Highly Engaging One

Wizcabin

While that has a lot of positive effects on the e-learning industry, there are also a few negativity about it. Make Learning Accessible On The Go. During the initial stages of e-learning, most courses were developed to run on laptops and desktop computers alone.

9 Clever Elearning and EdTech Trends You Must Try

eLearning Brothers

The web has been a good provider of multitudes of online resources and it helps boost one-of-a-kind learning experiences. A lot of effective, new types of learning style never cease to emerge. These 9 clever EdTech trends will help you achieve a more interactive, unique, and appealing way of learning. Discovery Education has its line of TechBooks featuring interactive materials, real-time assessment services, a variety of professional development, and gamification.

Moving To eLearning

Upside Learning

Our customers account for a number of factors before taking the plunge into e-Learning. I was trying to put together some of the key change factors leading organizations to adopt e-learning stand-alone and as a part of the training blend. Some of these change factors translate to simply ‘business needs’ which fuel the need for e-learning in the business. Without the appropriate need or a real business case for e-Learning, it may seem like another fad.

Creating Custom Learning Programs for Online Learners

Hurix Digital

At present, wisdom is considered to be the ability to perceive and learn. . And do you know what has facilitated this unique form of learning? . Here’s a set of tips to create learning programs for online learners- Determine Different Learning Preferences. Mobile learning.

14 Best Practices for Successful E-learning Implementation

CommLab India

E-learning is no exception. Here is our compilation of 14 best practices to ease your e-learning implementation efforts, gleaned from years of experience in the e-learning field. Identify your e-learning needs. As a first step, identify your training needs that can be met with e-learning. Then assess how far these training needs are aligned to your business goals, which may be cutting costs or reaching your sales goals, to justify the investment in e-learning.

Want to Know Which Learners Provide the Most Value? Here’s How.

EthosCE

Are learner assessment scores improving over time for most students? How do your learners respond after an unsatisfactory score on an assessment? Are learners with poor assessment performances responding to follow-up emails readily? Are there students who show resilience after learner assessment or platform use challenges? How do they respond to educational intervention (feedback after learner assessments or offers of supplemental educational resources).