Demystifying Cognitive Load Theory

ID Mentors

Cognitive load theory is credited to the work and research of John Sweller in the 1980s. In this article, I try and decode it to help Instructional Designers understand the concept and apply it when they design learning material.

Cognitive Load Theory and Employee Training

Mindflash

In psychology, this concept is known as Cognitive Load Theory. In this article, you’ll learn what this theory entails and how you can create a training program that doesn’t overwhelm your employees DAVE ANDERSON | 5 MIN READ.

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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 .

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

Read on for this week’s best articles from human resources and employee training experts. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. I’m not always a fan of the latest “brain training” theories.

Putting Theory Into Practice - The Robert Crown Center for Health Education Story

Reflection Software

Katie Gallagher, the Director of Education at Robert Crown Center for Health Education , has graciously written this article about her experience developing, delivering and evolving their curriculum “ Science Behind Drugs.” Foreword by Bryan Robb.

Constructivism And Behaviorism In Designing Online Learning Programs

eLearning Industry

This article aims to compare and clarify 2 of the major learning theories, Constructivism and Behaviorism as well as to find out how they can contribute to designing online learning programs. Instructional Design eLearning Design Tips Instructional Design Models Instructional Design Theories Instructional Design Tips

How to Improve Your Training Program Through Reading Employee Training Articles

WalkMe Training Station

According to Google, there are around 339,000,000 results for the search term “employee training” and 140,000,000 for the search term “employee training articles.” Given such numbers, it’s clear that there’s no shortage of articles about employee training on the internet. Although reading an article about personnel development performance can be tiring, it also offers a lot of benefits, particularly if it contains a lot of facts. Training articles offer a lot of information.

Constructivism And Behaviorism In Designing Online Learning Programs

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

On the other side, another predominant learning theory is constructivism, which asserts that learning is an active procedure as students enter the process of building knowledge by trying to clarify the events of the world environment (Technology in Education, n.d.). Learning Theories.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: A General Theory of Love

Learning Visions

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." Little Shots of Theory Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. A Conversation with Karl Kapp ► February (11) ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Sourc.

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100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 Innovate: Moving from Theory to Real-World Experiences in an e-Learning Community 15. We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II.

Why Are Management Training Programs So Important?

WalkMe Training Station

Organizations struggle to survive if they’re not properly managed, so the importance of management training programs should never be understated. This is an overarching benefit of management training programs, which extend further than you’d imagine. Management training programs are a great opportunity to create innovative leaders. Moreover, management training programs give staff an opportunity to bring new ideas forward, which can help drive business growth.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Another take on Cognitive Load Theory

Learning Visions

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 Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

The MOOC format provides scope for bringing together diverse learning forms – formal, informal and social, and different modalities – elearning modules, videos, podcasts, book excerpts, articles, and links to blogs, communities, etc. This is the defining theory behind how a MOOC is designed.

Creating a Well-Designed E-Learning Program

Training Industry

After all, it is only the well- designed e-learning programs which are truly able to heighten the abilities and confidence of an employee in a lasting way. The aim is to maximize learning at all stages of the training program. This article aims to leave the reader in a confident position to go about developing their staff in the most efficient way possible. Assessing Training Requirements It is here that we layout the foundation of our training program.

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. While this article is directed at IT workers, it applies to just about all of us Five Common Mistakes in Innovation - Business Week. If you work for Steve Jobs, innovation seems like second nature.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

The MOOC format provides scope for bringing together diverse learning forms – formal, informal and social, and different modalities – elearning modules, videos, podcasts, book excerpts, articles, and links to blogs, communities, etc. This is the defining theory behind how a MOOC is designed.

Key principles to consider when designing eLearning courses

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

But how can a teacher who does not have the necessary background and experience in designing e-learning programs will be able to develop these programs from scratch to benefit one’s students? Key issues when designing e-learning programs. Articles

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Theory vs. Application in Instructional Design: One Academics View

Learning Visions

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 Theory vs. Application in Instructional Design: One Academics View A long time ago, I decided I was much better at the practical side of things than the theoretical. but rather because he brings up some interesting points about the disconnect between the theory of instructional design in academia and the actual practice of it. See what John has to say in Instructional Design and Academia -- Where Theory and Practice RARELY Meet.

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2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

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.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Diversity Training: How To Make It Meaningful & Impactful

Roundtable Learning

But do diversity training programs translate into true culture change ? In this article, we will review how to make your diversity initiative actionable, how to cascade your diversity goals throughout your organization, and how to strengthen the drive for behavior change.

How to Sprint Strategically A Fresh Look at Onboarding and New Hire Programs

Training Industry

Lately, there’s been a surge of interest in new ideas and approaches to onboarding or new hire programs, which makes sense, since onboarding of new employees and reskilling of existing staff are the mainstay of our work. Unlike other areas of corporate development, such as leadership, sales or compliance, new ideas and processes for onboarding programs are lacking. Your program must reflect the balance or hierarchy of these two components: socialization and time to competency.

How To Implement Spaced Learning Into Your Training Program

KnowledgeAnywhere

Here are the four way to implement spaced learning into your training program: Combine spaced learning with microlearning. Spaced learning is based on the highly researched theory that learning is enhanced when lessons are repeated after a certain lapse in time.

Following Your Own Learning Programs

CLO Magazine

This research is further supported by Mark Waters and David Wall in their 2007 article, “Educational CPD: How UK GP Trainers Develop Themselves as Teachers.” The five steps of the ADDIE model — analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation — find their roots in the learning theory and science that is the basis of instructional systems design.

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6 Best Practices For Applying Spaced Learning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

Are you concerned about cognitive overload undermining the effectiveness of your online training program? To apply this in your online training program, create stories, real world examples , and eLearning assessments that help employees see the connection.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

There’s been a lot of discussion around cognitive theory and “how the brain learns.&# On principle, practice, experimentation, and theory - Learnlets , July 28, 2010 On twitter today a brief conversation ensued about best practices versus best principles.

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Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The theory about learning you embrace determine how you look at social media and its importance (or unimportance). Twitter will be interestingly but mostly because people may link to articles, books and information. twitter learning theories elearning

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The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Both articles–in their different ways–are talking about creating and facilitating communities at the workplace. In theory, we know this is what will work in the long run.

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Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation

Learnnovators

It was while writing his thesis in 1952 that Donald Kirkpatrick became interested in evaluating training programs. To decide whether to continue offering a particular training program 2. To improve future programs 3.

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

Roundtable Learning

Read More: Adult Learning Theory: Applications for Independent Learning. With added training features such as branded content, exciting technology, and easy-to-use functionality, your employees will be more engaged in your workplace training program.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If you’d like to learn more, check out this article from eLearning Industry. API- Taken from Wikipedia “an application programming interface (API) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software and applications.”

KIRKPATRICK’S FOUR LEVELS OF EVALUATION

Learnnovators

It was while writing his thesis in 1952 that Donald Kirkpatrick became interested in evaluating training programs. According to Kirkpatrick, evaluating training programs is necessary for the following reasons: 1. To decide whether to continue offering a particular training program 2.

Learning & Dev's Positive Deviance Approach

Litmos

And they built a program around the ways those folks were feeding their children. One of the big problems in organizational initiatives is replicating what worked elsewhere (best practices) instead of re-contextualizing the underlying theory (best principles).

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ARCS motivation model. What should be included in an a learning activity to make it more appealing?

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

This model is especially useful for designers of e-learning programs so that they can develop exciting activities that will boost the educational process. Students have to know in advance what effort they need to put and what they need to successfully complete in the learning program.

Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming

Dashe & Thomson

And global consulting firm Deloitte employs digital games for its Deloitte Leadership Academy, an executive education program it uses to train clients and its own consultants. Gaming Theory Gamification Learning Circuits Blog Wall Street Journal

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Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He is widely acknowledged as one of the UK’s foremost experts in workplace learning and development, with hundreds of published articles to his name. Even if we are up-to-date, how can we ensure that we don’t fall prey to unscientific theories and false practices? You check out all new theories, models and practices very thoroughly to see how they are being received by the academic community.

Recommended Research: Constructivism & Learning Technology

Adobe Captivate

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’ve been reading a lot of articles recently that relate to constructivism, and some of our attendees were interested in receiving a list of those resources. I will also post my own summaries of select articles over the next few weeks. More articles and article summaries coming soon.

What Is Social Learning? 6 Essential Elements Of A Successful Social Learning Strategy

eLearning Industry

Some people even mistake it for social media, which sells the theory short. In this article, I highlight the elements of an effective social learning strategy so you can implement it in your online training program. Social learning is often misunderstood.