Journal of Learning Design

Sticky Learning

I have been reading articles lately from the Journal of Learning Design. For those who don't know of the journal, it is a journal that focuses on designing the learning environment to assist the learning process, concentrating on a design focus rather than technology and looking to move beyond a traditional instructional focus. One article in particular has appealed to me, Beyond Instructional Design: Making Learning Design a Reality, by Rod Sims.

Donald Kirkpatrick’s four levels of training: Lessons from a Legend

Origin Learning

Kirkpatrick , Professor Emeritus, University Of Wisconsin first gave his ideas for a series of articles to be published in the Journal of American Society of Training Directors in the year 1959, hardly had anyone anticipated that this was to be the stuff of legend. The articles were subsequently included in what went on to become the bible of workplace training, his book- Evaluating Training Programs , published in 1994. When Donald L.

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mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017


According to an article in the Neuroscience Leadership Journal, “Information and skills from events that only cover concepts one time have been shown to yield little long-term retention, even when quality and satisfaction ratings for the learning event are high.”. The post mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017 appeared first on mLevel.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. In it, Microassist Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny briefly introduces a list of diverse, informative, and recently published articles related to learning and development. I wrote an article for TD Magazine that can help.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

All these articles talk about the importance of usability testing, learnability testing for e-learning courses. 20 video sites - Moodle Journal , July 19, 2010 One media that I am increasing making use of these days is movies. Designed for Learning , July 24, 2010 I recently read an article in The Economist highlighting a report that shows that “the rate of growth of blogs has slowed in many parts of the world. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010.

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3 Myths That Prevent You from Learning


Learning is not always a pleasure since it involves questioning what you thought you knew, coming up against your limits, making efforts to overcome them, repeating lessons or actions to master them, not necessarily understanding or succeeding the first time, etc. A few thousand articles deal with the subject in academic and professional journals, not to mention the hundreds of books and thousands of websites devoted to it. Articles Catherine Meilleur

Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

Flip this lesson! iTunes for journalism (reprise) EUEN SEMPLE | MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012. GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. Remaking education in the image of our desires. The current generation of students will witness the remaking of our education system. Education faces enormous pressure. It’s much, much bigger. MORE >> DAVID WEINBERGER. APRIL 24, 2012. 2b2k][everythingismisc]“Big data for books”: Harvard puts metadata for 12M library items into the public domain.

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Three Ways to Integrate Off-The-Shelf Content Into Your Existing Training


Most of us don’t; textbook companies have been developing curricula for decades, rounding up subject matter experts to write textbooks, creating engaging lessons, and putting together graphics that your classroom teacher — or even your school district — would not have the time or resources to put together. It was your teacher’s job to integrate the textbook into her existing lesson plan, using a pre-made resource to back up the other materials she was using in class.

The Importance of Interactivity in electronic distance learning programs - Technology meets Education

Educators play a key role in engaging students with other participants in a modern and asynchronous way, encouraging them to respond to their questions by creating a learning community that will provide learners with equal opportunities for communication such as live lessons and interaction in the virtual environment (Maboe, 2017). his article was also published at [link] . . International Journal Of Web Information Systems, (1), 2. Articles

Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?


In addition, the expanding free access to open source journals and sources such as Wikipedia have fundamentally impacted how information is accessed. Publishers and authors curated and organized content into books, and teachers organized the content of those books into lessons. Articles content curation Corporate Training curation for instructional designers Instructional Design

10 Guidelines to Help Your Learners Find Credible Online Sources


However, outside of a these few specific cases, credible sources will have an author clearly visible on the article page. The more an online article is based on opinion or original research, the more important it is to have an author. Academic articles off JSTOR, medical information from the Mayo Clinic, and poll research from Pew are all examples of credible sources. These articles can often blend in with other web content, which can be misleading—intentionally or otherwise.

Questions of the Week

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

My problem is I'm not sure how to get the lesson to stop playing while the student checks out the site. as it stands now, the lesson continues to play in the background. Regarding last week's informative article by Jennie Ruby ( Do You Need Both Screen Captions and Voiceover Narration? ). Journal of Educational Psychology, 94, 428-434. Journal of Educational Psychology , 93, 187-198. Journal of Educational Psychology , 94, 156-163.

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

Dashe & Thomson

Some experts interviewed for the first article in the series, In Classroom of Future, Stagnant Scores , point out that there is little or no clear evidence that technology is paying off. The latest article in the series, At Waldorf School in Silicon Valley, Technology Can Wait , asserts that, absent clear evidence, the debate comes down to a difference of opinion about learner engagement. What can or should Learning and Development professionals take away from these articles?

Artificial Intelligence And How It’s Changing E-Learning

Your Training Edge

From social media to speech recognition, warfare to writing articles, coding to customer service – machine learning and artificial intelligence have become part and parcel of our urban lives. are joining hands to use machine learning to automate the process and serve up the next best lesson.

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Swimming against the tide

E-Learning Provocateur

That’s a lesson I’m sure Aneel Karnani learned earlier this month when he argued The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility in The Wall Street Journal and the MIT Sloan Management Review. Many of the comments he attracted in response to his article were patronising, sarcastic, insulting or downright nasty. Swimming against the tide is a dangerous pastime, whether it be real or metaphorical.

Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies


In this article, we share with you some innovative ways to use your company’s online portal to change the way employees are brought into a company. This is also a great area for addressing performance concerns and sharing “lessons learned”. Encourage key employees to maintain a “reflective practice” journal and share with peers and juniors. Do you remember your first job? The young age and the foreign surroundings. No comfort around you. No familiar faces.

Microlearning Madness: 25 Great Resources

Knowledge Guru

It helps learners build on knowledge they already have and provides immediate access to short, targeted lessons and support materials. We’ve compiled 25 of our favorite microlearning articles to make it easier to learn about “bite-sized learning” and implement it effectively. This article isn’t going anywhere, so bookmark it for reference and come back whenever you need more inspiration!

10 Blogs Every eLearning Professional Should Read

Matthew Guyan

Recently my friend Ryan Tracey posted a list of 10 journals every e-learning professional should read in response to my list of 5 Books Every eLearning Professional Should Read which was in response to his 5 papers every learning professional should read (this feeling like the blogging equivalent to a game of tennis). Melissa Milloway Mel’s Learning Lab (Mel also writes articles via LinkedIn).

Ruth Clark Claims “Games Don’t Teach”

Experiencing eLearning

Ruth Clark posted at ASTD an article titled “ Why Games Don’t Teach.” Students who played the Crystal Island game learned less and rated the lesson more difficult than students who viewed a slide presentation without any game narrative or hands on activities. Journal of Educational Psychology, 104, 235-249. Without seeing the full article, I can’t tell. ” James Paul Gee has published a number of articles on games and learning.

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Designing a game

Clark Quinn

One of the lessons from this was important. I wrote a journal article (with my student) that captured what I will suggest are critical realizations (still!). When I was a young academic in Australia, a colleague asked me if I would talk to some folks about a game. He knew that I had designed games before returning to grad school, and had subsequently done one on my thesis research.

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Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!

TechSmith Camtasia

He has also been published on The Educause Review twice, for articles titled Screencasting to Engage Learning and Creating a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia Studio. For example, online resources, such as TeacherTube, Khan Academy, and YouTube provide thousands of streaming educational video clips for teachers to use in their lessons. For many teachers searching and prescreening videos that align to specific lesson objectives can be a very time-consuming task.

Learning Goals and Objectives in Course Design


this article, we are going to explore in-depth the role of Learning Goals and Objectives in course design and how to prepare a lesson plan based on them. Learning Objectives are measurable subgoals of a lesson and inform particular learning outcomes. Your choices on learning strategies, lesson material, and instructional activities. Objectives tell the learner how they will be able to know , not merely quess, whether or not they have learned and understood the lesson.

Why every enterprise needs VR-based learning


This is a synopsis of the article, “VR Training: The Scalable, Almost Real World Way to Learn,” featured on on July 11, 2019 and written by Dr. Michael Casale, Strivr’s Chief Science Officer. Read the full article. Dr. Casale has been published dozens of times in notable peer-reviewed journals such as Memory & Cognition and the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Using Facebook as a learning platform


Do – post pictures of school/lessons/trips – even diagrams you put on the board (snap them with your phone and post them) – it reminds students that you are there, generates a pride in the school and reminds them that this is not a vacuous space! Official citation for this article is: Souleles, N. Official citation for this article is: Irwin, C., Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 28(7), 1221-1232. Official citation for this article is: Joseph P.

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?


On the other hand, a social networking tool might involve asking learners to share interesting related news articles to your Facebook group, or creating a special networking group on LinkedIn for course graduates. If you cover social media in your course in any way (marketing, PR, sociology, modern journalism), then including a social media-based project seems an obvious course of action.

7 Tech Tools & Skills Trainers Must Have


Educational technology research journals are now rife with the mandatory technology skills trainers should have. In this article, we’ll share with you a list composed by leading educational technology journals. Look around you and into any education journal you may find. Ten years ago, Laura Turner in The Journal spoke about these skills. A decade later, The Journal revealed an updated list.

3 Ways Your LMS Facilitates Reflective Learning

WBT Systems

In a recent New York Times article, The End of Reflection , the author looks at the negative impact of the ever-present smartphone in reducing time spent on individual reflection. The article notes that speedy access to information is of the utmost importance to adults, but this can distract us from the act of reflection. Regular Journaling. One of the most common forms of individual reflection is to keep a learning log, journal or diary.

How To Start Teaching Astrology Classes Online?


Consider reading astrology books, journal articles, and blogs from popular astrologers in the industry to get new ideas for your blog posts. Everybody is finding ways to understand what’s happening in their lives using their birth charts as the guide.

CDSM shortlisted to win Collaborative Partnership of the Year at the ESTnet Awards 2016


The resources support curriculum objectives in core-subject areas, providing curated articles from encyclopaedias, journals and magazines; primary sources, images and videos; interactive lessons, activities and games; and many other high-quality research tools for learners. We are proud to reveal that CDSM has been shortlisted for ‘Collaborative Partnership of the Year’ at the 2016 ESTnet Awards.

Do You Learn More From Your Successes Than From Your Failures? (Please Opine)

Upside Learning

Last week I read this article on Science Daily that challenges this popular perception. It suggests we learn more from successes than failures and states: In the July 30 issue of the journal Neuron, Earl K. Related posts: eLearning On The Rise Innovation in eLearning | Upside Learning eLearning Development: Instructional Design Lessons from a Sales Trainer.

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7 Benefits of Microlearning


Add videos, podcasts, and articles in your learning modules to help all employees learn the way they learn best. With these smaller lessons, learning is easier to absorb. The Journal of Applied Psychology says that learning in “bite-sized pieces makes the transfer of learning 17% more efficient.” 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.

20 Free Online Resources and Software Every Students Should Know


Khan Academy has a diverse catalog of lessons on an array of subjects such as classical music, cryptography, SAT coaching, differential equations, linear algebra, etc. It’s noteworthy to mention that Google is doing its best to translate Khan Academy’s lessons into the world’s major languages. #7: More often than not, this software is used for high-quality typesetting of technical and scientific journals, books and slide presentations.

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. You can learn more about it in this Training Journal article by Issy Nancarrow ( @issynancarrow ). In this article by Greg Ashman ( @greg_ashman ) touches on why cognitive load theory is so powerful. This article by Martin Jancik ( @MartinJancik ), takes a look at the entire human memory system.

Writing & Grammar: Hyphenating Adjectives (And Answers to Last Week's Challenge)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A quick, easy lesson (or "and"). When I was a copyeditor on scientific journals, we used to talk about the "makes no difference" concept. If you love Jennie's articles, you'll love her classes. by Jennie Ruby    Answers to last week's  comma challenge , as presented by Jing Ping Fan  (Correct answers were also sent in by  Susan Benson ): The tall and hollow trunk (or The tall, hollow trunk).

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

Obsidian Learning

As we discussed in an earlier article , adults learn for specific reasons, and they bring unique talents and abilities to the table. Further, as Matt Aborn (2006) notes, educators have used the theory to recommend that instructors be aware of the learning strengths and challenges of each of their students, and within each unit there should be at least one lesson that includes all of the intelligences. Journal of Education for Business, 85 (3), 145-152.