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.

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.

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 .

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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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Mini glossary of artificial intelligence

KnowledgeOne

It should be noted that in its broader sense, AI also refers to the theories developed in this field. In computer science and technology, a computer program consists of a set of algorithms. Related articles: Artificial intelligence: from manual programming to deep learning.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

Learner Marketing: How Storytelling Can Boost Learner Engagement

Learning Wire

In our previous article about learner marketing, we explained how you can create a 360° communications strategy that puts learners at the heart of the learning process. Find out what storytelling is all about and how to use it effectively in your training programs.

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.

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.

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Measuring the Impact of Digital Technology on L&D Value

Learning Wire

Andragogy, or adult education, still has much to contribute, while anthropology can open our eyes to why people want to learn—imitation is described as the basic mechanism of learning by René Girard, a French anthropologist (1923-2015), in his “Mimetic Theory”. These tasks rely on businesses having the right technical expertise and IT culture in place to help training divisions organize HR programs that support the company’s digital transformation. Article Learning Trends

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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A Life of Learning

CLO Magazine

Kian has participated in a number of McKinsey leadership programs and co-facilitated one of the company’s flagship programs, the Young Leaders Forum, with van Dam, who joined McKinsey in 2013 as global chief learning officer. Nick van Dam , PennCLO Executive Doctoral Program.

Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

Why, in the midst of ever-advancing learning theory and progressive instructional design, does such rampant instructivism persist? Whether in a classroom setting, via an online course or otherwise, the resident subject matter expert (SME) within the organisation typically provides the learner with a programmed sequence of knowledge, carefully scaffolding their learning and – to adopt a cognitivist view – construct a basic framework of knowledge in the learner’s mind.

Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 2)

Learnnovators

He has written six books including the best-selling learning book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction and its accompanying how-to book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice.

The Most Popular Blog Posts for 2016

Litmos

When anyone asks, you're happy to tell them all about the cognitive theories of learning, and how your work is backed by the latest research. Planning and research are vital to the success of your online training program. Articles

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Because video is, apparently, a perfect manifestation of social learning theory. Marsha March 9, 2011 at 3:32 pm # Hi Jon: I was impressed with this article because it touches on some learning information discussed in my training and development program here at Roosevelt University.

7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

In this article, I’ll share 7 tips that can help you take advantage of microlearning in your online training program. Also, keep in mind that microlearning can be applied in virtually all online training programs, regardless of the staff size or company budget.