Top 10 learning theory books

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Understanding the way people learn allows you to create better training. These 10 learning theory books offer a range of approaches and specialities. You can get the ball rolling with an overview of theories, or focus on a specific area that is most relevant to your role. Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. Read for : Contemporary research into theories with examples of how they’re being used in practice. Design for How People Learn.

The Case For Social Learning: Lessons From Successful Online Businesses

eLearning Industry

In this article, we’ll talk about what social learning theory can teach us about engaging our audience online and lessons from online businesses successfully leveraging social with their online offerings. Social Learning Collaborative Learning Editors' Choice Social Learning Tips Social Learning TrendsLearners today expect courses to include social and interactive components.

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Learning Theories, Innovation, eLearning, & Leadership

Big Dog, Little Dog

Your Learning Theory Explored - Elliott Masie. Stanton Wortham, a leading researcher from the Wharton/University of Penn program on Learning Leadership explores learning theories and our occasional contradictions. If you don't, the only useful lesson seems to be to quit your job and go work for Apple. How Long Should an E-learning Course Be? While this article is directed at IT workers, it applies to just about all of us

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects) by Jim on February 15, 2011 in Informal Learning , performance support , social learning One thing that has always struck me as particularly fascinating about social learning is how it is often at its most effective when its direction is provided by the learners themselves.

Conveying Tacit Knowledge in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

In a May-June 2009 article printed in Organization Science, Nonaka suggests knowledge of wine tasting or crafting a violin as other examples of tacit knowledge. Think about it – fairy tales often convey a lesson without explicitly stating what the lesson was. Integrated Learning Services, Inc. This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company. By Shelley A. Gable.

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Does a sense of community matter in online training?

KnowledgeOne

This social dimension is also the basis of our ability to learn, and the eLearning environment shouldn’t be a stranger to it. While we looked at the first three in a previous article , we will explore here the latter. Secondly, because we now know—thanks to neuroscience —that an individual’s development and learning path are strongly influenced by his interaction with his social environment. A lesson plan ++. Learning socially.

Training: Spaced Learning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

information over a short amount of time, one learning method suggests.     In an article first reported in Scientific American in 2005 , R. Douglas These timed patterns formed the basis for a 2008 book by Paul Kelley called Making Minds , in which Kelley used the information reported by Fields to develop and test what he called the Spaced Learning. The general idea of Spaced Learning is that large amounts of. Are you using Spaced Learning in your.

Fun Summer Reading Assignment–With Learning Implications

Kapp Notes

However, not only does Lee Child write great stories but he is open and up front about the approach he takes when writing and many of the concepts he applies to fiction should be applied to crafting great learning. Could the character carry the learning? It is a challenge but one that makes a great deal of sense from a learning perspective. The concept fits well with Bandura’s social learning theory.

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Microlearning Techniques: How Empowering Learners Drives Results

Ed App

Microlearning is the perfect strategy to implement for driving results in the workplace for its ability to increase productivity and learning completion. In this article, we will outline the top 5 microlearning techniques used for driving results by empowering learners. Gamification is utilised in training strategies to engage users in an immersive learning experience. Social Learning.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals. Leveraging social learning with the eLearning content is the new norm of eLearning courses. Let’s examine some top benefits of social learning in organizations. What is Social Learning?

Bringing the magic of Canva to your EdApp microlessons

Ed App

This integration enables the delivery of a truly bespoke learning experience that learners will love. Accompanying relevant, high-quality images and video with your microlessons helps to embed content into long-term memory, creating a better understanding, and ultimately a stronger learning experience to your cohorts. How imagery boosts learning. We know that incorporating imagery into learning content makes for better learning experiences and, in turn, results.

eLearning Glossary

Ed App

In the context of learning and development, authoring tools refer to software used for eLearning course development. Distributed practice , also known as spaced repetition, is a widely-used strategy facilitating the repetition of lessons at increasing intervals until content is embedded. Instructional designers are responsible for developing and curating courses for effective learning. Learning Strategy. Mobile Learning . Social Learning. Spaced Learning.

Skilled Labor Shortage: How Learning and Development Can Help Retention Rates

Roundtable Learning

Read More: Adult Learning Theory: Applications for Independent Learning. In the article, we will talk about the current skilled labor shortage, how investing in training and development can help your company along with examples of how you can leverage work-based training to retain your skilled workforce. Leveraging Learning and Development to Retain Skilled Labor. Work on soft skills and project management training with learning modules and immersive reality.

5 Tips How To Effectively Incorporate Repetitive Skill Practice In Corporate Training

PulseLearning

Are your employees remembering and applying what was learned with enhanced performance? This article discusses how you can incorporate repetitive skill practice in corporate training for maximum impact. Several years back, I decided to learn to play the guitar. No one told me about the bleeding fingers and callouses… or, that as well as learning chords, there were strumming rhythms and riffs to master. Provide Constant, Bite-Sized Learning Experiences.

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes.

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Who's Going to Build the Social Learning Roads?

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes.

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Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of the Classroom by Jon on March 21, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Video , blended learning Where do the most innovate ideas in learning come from? In an effort to bridge the time and distance gap, he started making 10-minute videos of math lessons and posting them on YouTube.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military by Jim on May 19, 2011 in Gaming Theory Think game-based training doesn’t have anything to offer your organization in the way of savings? The game has an open platform that allows new details to be constantly added, reflecting lessons learned from a recent mission, for example.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Learning from The King’s Speech by Jolene on February 26, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning , social learning With the Academy Awards coming up, one of the most talked about movies this month must be The King’s Speech, which I finally saw this weekend.

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CONNIE MALAMED – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. Connie is the author of Visual Language for Designers and is currently writing a visual design book for learning designers. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning.

The shape of minds to come

Learning with 'e's

This is number 17 in my series on learning theories. I''m working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. In my most recent post I featured Hull''s Drive Reduction theory and its applications to education. As usual, this is a simplified interpretation of the theory, so if you wish to learn more, please read the associated literature.

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.

Connie Malamed – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CONNIE MALAMED (Learning, Information Design and Visual Communication Consultant, Author, Presenter ): Connie Malamed is a learning, information design and visual communication consultant. Connie is the author of Visual Language for Designers and is currently writing a visual design book for learning designers. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

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.

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. So, what are the features of the Flipped Learning model and how is it different from a basic blended learning design? The Flipped Learning is a part of the Rotation Model, a subset of the blended learning. Is it different from the Flipped Learning?

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Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

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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. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010.

The shape of minds to come

Learning with 'e's

Image by Steve Wheeler This is number 17 in my series on learning theories. I'm working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. In my most recent post I featured Hull's Drive Reduction theory and its applications to education. As usual, this is a simplified interpretation of the theory, so if you wish to learn more, please read the associated literature.

brain-mind learning principles

The Learning Circuits

in exploring the new horizons for learning site, i came across an interesting set of articles by renate nummela caine and geoffrey caine. in their research on the human brain and learning, they established twelve principles regarding how we learn and what prevents us from learning. their twelve principles are: All learning is physiological. Learning involves both focused attention and peripheral perception. Learning is developmental.

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Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

So, here's the hot list for April 1 - April 11 via eLearning Learning. Although everyone learns most from their mistakes, it does save a lot of money if you keep some tips in the back of your mind. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Learning results in physical changes to the brain and these changes are unique to each individual. I've reproduced the text of the article here.

List of e-Learning Job Descriptions

Vignettes Learning

One of the toughest challenges in running an e-learning project is finding the right talent and ensuring they fit into the roles and expectations of the team. To promote innovation in the use of e-Learning/ILT benefit learning, teaching and research throughout the curriculum. To enable and support all staff in the training and business curriculum changes needed to utilize new technologies and learning materials. programs that facilitate e-learning creation.