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Learning Styles in Training Development: Truth or Myth?

Trivantis

But how significant really is my “learning style” (visual vs. auditory vs. kinesthetic) in the learning and development community? Many studies from the last few years suggest that learning styles are a myth, a fad, a waste of time, etc.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues.

Our 10 Best Corporate Learning Articles of 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

To help you sort through the clutter, I’ve gathered the ten top articles from both our Bottom-Line Performance and Knowledge Guru blogs from the past year. Learning Theories Gone Wild – Urban Myths that Hurt Your Learning Designs .

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 10, 2007 Learning Styles In 1996, when I first started working as an "instructional designer", I was taught about learning styles. In the context of e-Learning (back then it was just plain old CBT), this meant you had audio/video on the screen with timed text bullets. Obviously, there is diversity in learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, August 10, 2007 More on Learning Styles Today Mark Oehlert points to Stephen Downes post Professor Pans Learning Style Teaching Method (in particular, the comments thread which I had missed as I typically just read Downes post right through the feed reader). The Telegraph article that Downes refers to shows how much attention the topic still garners.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. Came across this post on Guy Wallaces Pursing Performance Blog, Debunking the Myth -- There Is No Such Thing as "Learning Styles".

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Founding Director – The More Than Blended Learning Company): Clive Shepherd is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning.

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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. I will also post my own summaries of select articles over the next few weeks. Video games and the future of learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: A General Theory of Love

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 18, 2006 A General Theory of Love An article in National Geographic about the chemistry of love sparked a conversation with my friend Bob. He sent me a book, " A General Theory of Love." Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Another take on Cognitive Load Theory

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 18, 2007 Another take on Cognitive Load Theory The authors of the Eide Neurolearning Blog weigh in on recent research and articles on cognitive load (including the death of Powerpoint that have been talked about here ). The TIPP learning theory showed me to be Traditional Personal with a visual preference (although I was also high on the auditory scale).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visuals and Audio in eLearning (Ruth Clark)

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, April 03, 2009 Visuals and Audio in eLearning (Ruth Clark) Donald Clark posted a link to a lovely little article by Ruth Clark: Give Your Training a Visual Boost in the April 09 edition of ASTDs T&D. The article contains such gems as: "Decorative visuals defeat learning." " This would be a great article to forward to a client.

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How We Learn [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

It seems that whenever there is an article discussing the ways people learn , then it turns into a debate about the existence (or non-existence) of learning styles. Oh Great, Not Another “How We Learn” Diagram.

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Flipped Learning

Origin Learning

In the last article, Designing Blended Learning , we learnt a little about the various blended learning models. This article will focus on the Flipped Learning model. The Flipped Learning is a part of the Rotation Model, a subset of the blended learning.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 04, 2007 NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning Found via SlashDot , an article in todays Sydney Morning Herald " Research points the finger at PowerPoint."

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. Here is a collection of the best learning science and instructional design-related posts from 2018. How to Learn Better.

Questioning Gagné and Bloom’s Relevance

Experiencing eLearning

Lauren needed to do an informational interview for her masters program, and I needed some new profile pictures. During the interview, Lauren asked some very thoughtful questions about the relationship between theory and practice.

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Benefits Of Synchronous And Asynchronous e-learning

Wizcabin

While both the synchronous and asynchronous e-learning are useful, they’ve their pros and cons which they help to deliver better learning program. What is Synchronous Learning? What is Asynchronous Learning? Benefits Of Synchronous e-learning.

Why L&D professionals should encourage Self-Directed Learning

Matrix

Self-directed learning (SDL) is not a recent concept. Even though all this sounds very 21st century when everybody is going to therapy, taking up all sorts of classes and striving to be mindful at least ten minutes a day, Knowles came up with this theory in the 1950s. E-learning

3 Ways Millennials Learn Better

Gnowbe

Traditional teaching is becoming obsolete – is there a way to adapt the style of learning for the increasingly modern client? Here are 3 ways Gnowbe is pioneering the innovation of future learning. Participative learning . Learning is not passive.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. This August 21 article posted by Sharon Gaudin in Information Week reports that Half of Companies are Blocking Facebook: "Employers are increasingly blocking access to Facebook because theyre concerned about the time wasted and the information leaked when workers use social networks on company time." Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Second Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. They see through the hype and understand the potential as well as the limitations of these worlds for learning. I went to a church and learned how to kneel.

6 Questions to Ask before Adopting Personalized Learning for Employee Training

EI Design

This mandate can be achieved by offering Personalized learning for employee training. Interestingly, the concept of Personalized learning has been in existence for over 50 years, but only in recent times do we see its application in online training.

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

Your Training Edge

This is the third in a series of articles that tackle common objections to and arguments against using massive open online courses (MOOCs) for training. Read the previous article: People Don’t Learn as Well Online.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Success in Manufacturing

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 31, 2006 e-Learning Success in Manufacturing This article is kind of old (from 2002), but provides insight into the successes achieved by one manufacturing organization. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

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Science-based learning

eLearningArt

There’s a lot of bad information about how people learn. Lot’s of theories… Lot’s of trends… So how do you you what’s a fad and what’s legit? That’s where the science-based learning folks come in. So what the heck is “science-based learning?”.

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Crucial Management Training Mistakes Which Are Best Avoided

WalkMe Training Station

Good management is crucial for organizational success, and with a well-informed learning and development approach , you can cultivate a skilled team who are capable of driving business growth by getting the most out of their team. If you’re interested in avoiding common pitfalls , this article will bring awareness to mistakes. Learning isn’t a one-size-fits all approach. Not everybody learns the same way. Corporate Training development Learning process

Tips and Tools for Synchronous e-Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

The blog carnival didn’t get quite the response I was hoping for this month, so I decided to go in a slightly different direction, and look to see what the higher education field had to share about e-learning. Higher education started out as all synchronous learning - and as they have branched into web-based solutions they have stuck with the synchronous model in many cases. An inclination to problem-centered learning. Opportunities for continuous learning.

Evaluating Your eLearning

eFront

You know you have integrated the complete bells and whistles of an eLearning program: from using branched scenarios to interactive labeled diagrams. In this article, we uncover a research-based model for evaluating your eLearning course before that final takeoff from the runway.

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. Because microlearning has its basis in science and is learner-centric, it is the first choice of learning style for the modern learner.

The Rise of the Consumerization of Learning

Learnlight

One of the core failings of business training is that it has for too long ignored the lessons of adult learning theory. Many of those involved in business training have got carried away with the latest fashion, a quick theory or a book they’ve read, and don’t look beneath the surface. Is the consumerization of learning a similar trend or is there more substance to it? . The Latest Learning Trends: Fact or Fiction? What is Learning? Learn More.

How to Remove the Training Facilitation Handcuffs

CLO Magazine

Financial advisory services firm Charles Schwab tackled this challenge by embarking on an unconventional road with Bryan Taylor, prosecuting attorney for Canyon County, Idaho, and adult learning theory researcher. Motivation to learn: Internal motivation is critical as a person matures.

The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

Faculty and training managers have the best interests and intentions in mind to develop learning programs for their learners. With the widespread use of platform independent eLearning, instructors scramble to convert their existing courses’ content into online learning material. Unfortunately, most trainers and faculty believe that the deployment of powerpoint and pdf notes on a learning management system equals the development of eLearning content.

The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

Faculty and training managers have the best interests and intentions in mind to develop learning programs for their learners. With the widespread use of platform independent eLearning, instructors scramble to convert their existing courses’ content into online learning material.

The secret sauce to training success: the ENGAGE Model

Matrix

In the author’s own words: instructional techniques often are at odds with their message of inclusivity, eagerness for people to learn, and hopes that their content will change lives and organizations. Her signature tested ENGAGE model is a great starting point for any learning initiative.

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Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im getting emotional about e-Learning!

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Im getting emotional about e-Learning! Are you emotional about your e-Learning? If people care, they learn better." (p.

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