How Learning Theories Affect eLearning?

eLearning Industry

Learning theories were created as a basis to explain, describe, analyze and predict how learning should take place. This is what this article discusses. Instructional Design Adult Learning Adult Learning Theories Instructional Design Theories Instructional Design Tips

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Cognitive Load Theory and Employee Training


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.

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.

Adult Learning Theories Every eLearning Designer Must Know

Adult Learning with Technology

Original Article from [link] As an instructional designer, you want to create courses that make a difference to your audience’s lives. Now here’s the … Continue reading "Adult Learning Theories Every eLearning Designer Must Know". Adult Learning eLearning eLearning Tools Adult Learning Theories education instructional designer technologist Why Adults Learn

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Theory-informed design tips

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous article , I proposed a Taxonomy of Learning Theories to organise a few of the myriad of theories into some semblance of order, and to assist instructional designers in using theory to inform their work.

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Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

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. Contemporary Theories of Learning: Learning Theorists … In Their Own Words.

Little Shots of Theory

Learning Visions

I’ve been having a lot of fun contributing articles and tips to the eLearning Top Tips section of the Kineo website. Recently, I’ve started a new sub-series series: Shots of Theory. But it really is good for me, a little shot of theory really does make me a better person – a better ID!

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Gamification of Learning and Instruction Theory Into Practice Blog Tour

Kapp Notes

We are starting it today as ASTD and I kick-off a 10+ stop blog book tour for the ASTD co-published book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice. complete mystery, join the tour, although I do have some articles I will be linking to

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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 .

Adult Learning Theory and Training Design

Obsidian Learning

As designers of learning for corporate environments, we often use the phrase “adult learning theory” to describe the principles that underlie our work. The Principles of Adult Learning Theory. The “father” of adult learning theory was Malcolm Knowles (1913-1997).

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

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.

Applying The Subsumption Theory In eLearning


David Ausubel, a noted American psychologist who specialized in education and learning behaviors, introduced the Subsumption Theory back in 1963. In this article, I’ll delve into the basics of the Subsumption Theory, and I’ll share 4 tips on how you can use it in your eLearning course design.

Applying The Path-Goal Theory in Online Leadership Training

Ed App

Exemplifying the Path-Goal theory in leadership online training courses ensures that learners will be prepared with the skills they need for success in their leadership roles. House (1971), the Path-Goal Theory encapsulates the necessity for distinct roles which a leader must fulfil, as well as the leadership traits managers should acquire in their practice. A Path Goal Theory of Leader Effectiveness.

Bandura's Social Learning Theory And Beyond: 6 Core Principles Of The Social Learning Model

eLearning Industry

In this article, I explore the core principles behind social learning and how it impacts modern employee training participants. Bandura is the founder of social learning, which expands on earlier cognitive and behavioral models.

Instructional Design Models and Theories: Computer-Based Instruction Theory

eLearning Industry

Check the Instructional Design Models and Theories: Computer-Based Instruction Theory article to find more. 1950s - Computer-Based Instruction is used in educational and training environments.

10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning


Last month we published a list of top 10 articles about synchronous learning so it’s about time to take a look at the opposite approach – asynchronous learning. From the same article we started our list of top 10 articles about synchronous learning.

Implementation of a Branching Scenario in E-learning: Haji Kamal’s Theory


Reference Article: Amazing Example of a Branching Scenario- Haji Kamal. e-Learning elearning services elearning solutions elearning theoryBranching is an efficient tool which makes workplace learning interesting, competitive, impactful, and immersive.

How To Get People Fall in Love With eLearning: Theories!

eLearning Industry

In this article, we’ll take a look at 2 theories of learning you can use to increase your learners’ engagement. When you set to design an exciting course, you should avoid all you found boring back in school. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Blooms Taxonomy Free eLearning eBooks Hierarchy Of Needs Learners Engagement

5 papers every learning professional should read

E-Learning Provocateur

I don’t read as many journal articles as I’d like. Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age.

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily points to ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 And here are the top articles from this year: ADAPTIVE PATH.

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The Learning Styles Myth

Association eLearning

So color me shocked to find scientific articles and peer reviewed sources that fully suggest “The concept of different ‘learning styles’ is one of the greatest neuroscience myths.”

Best articles on working smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Best of Working Smarter Daily. November 1, 2011 to November 25, 2011.

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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Narrative Theory In eLearning: How Stories Help Us Learn

emPower BPO

Narrative theory tells us that stories are how we experience and make sense of the world. This article will explain a little about the theoretical background to narrative theory in eLearning. A (Very) Concise Explanation Of Narrative Theory . Most narrative theory experts agree on four different types of narratives: Ontological narratives. 3 Tips On Applying The Narrative Theory In eLearning .

The Power of People in Learning


Research and theory have converged on a realization that we build models to explain the world and predict outcomes. Our understanding of the world has changed. From a hierarchical, top-down, one-person-thinks-for-many approach to organizations, we’re moving on.

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.

7 Facts About Cognitive Overload That Every eLearning Pro Should Know

eLearning Industry

In this article, I’ll share 7 facts about cognitive overload that you should commit to memory. Instructional Design Adult Learning Theories Brain Facts Cognitive Load Theory Instructional Design TheoriesAre you overwhelming online learners with too many facts and figures? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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.

Constructivism 3: The Principles of Constructivism

The E-Learning Curve

Bruner’s 1966 text Toward a Theory of Instruction described the key principles of constructivism. It's useful to elaborate on these principles and conditions, as they are relevant to the rest of this series of articles.

Fostering A Culture Of Transformative Learning Through Informal Learning Experiences

eLearning Industry

This article discusses the essence of Mezirow’s transformative learning theory and provides examples for applying the theory in workplace settings through informal self-directed learning experiences. Instructional Design Informal Learning Informal Learning Tips Instructional Design Theories

Connectivism and the modern learner

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently, I read a blog article about connectivism by Debora Gallo. So after several hours of unenlightened googling, I decided to bite the bullet, go back to first principles and read George Siemens’ seminal paper, Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC


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.

eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

In addition, activities like meeting with their mentor, reading related articles, and completing in person tasks all need to be tracked within the LMS. Every year around this time, we discuss the eLearning trends for the next year. What’s hot? What’s not?

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The role of theory in instructional design

Janet Clarey

One of my professors brought to my attention a research article in AECT about theory utilization specifically, theories “functioning as conceptual tools.&# The qualitative study (informed by hermeneutic, phenomenological and ethnographic approaches) explores “views and actual uses of theory in context.&# The research question examines “the nature of instructional designers’ practical involvement with formalized theories.&#.

E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 2

E-Learning Provocateur

The volume comprises a collation of my articles from this blog. • critical theory. book AR augmented reality blog blogger blogging critical theory customer service data analysis digital influence e-learning E-Learning Provocateur ecological psychology government 2.0 informal learning L&D learning theory m-learning micro-blogging microblogging mobile learning online assessment roles smartfailing storytelling

Instructional Design: Theoretical Made Practical


In our final installment, we will now turn to a more abstract component of Instructional Design: learning theory. Obviously, the field of learning theory is large, and we could not hope to cover all aspects of it in a single article.

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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