Learning Styles and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

This post is going to be somewhat different than in the past, specifically a result of the argument of the effectiveness of learning styles and if they even exist. No one mentioned e-learning which was part of the reference, specifically related to retention. Micro-learning?

How to Create a Learning Style Quiz

ProProfs

What is a Learning Style Quiz? A learning style quiz is a type of quiz that you deploy to identify a learner's learning style & preference. I wouldn’t say that I am a slow learner instead, I have a different learning approach. .

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Best Online Assessment Tools for 2022

ProProfs

The new millennium has given a whole new meaning to the assessment tests, and the online assessment tools have proven to be more important than ever. The support for online learning and assessment has been tremendous. . What Is the Best Assessment Software?

The Mosaic of Learning Styles

Big Dog, Little Dog

Yes I'm a few days late for David Kelly’s Learning Styles ‘Awareness’ Day , so I hope you forgive me. While most of the recent posts on using learning styles in instructional design have been mainly against using them, I'm going to. take a slightly different position—not that we need to cater to each individual style, but that learning styles may be helpful when designing learning platforms.

7 Different Types of Assessments You Should Know About

ProProfs

What comes to your mind when you hear the word “ assessment ”? But, what are the different types of assessments ? . You’ll be surprised to learn that there exist various online assessments , both in education and business. 7 Types of Assessments. Scored assessments.

Defining Assessment Items from Learning Goals

TalentLMS

Assessments are truly the end-result of the course. Without assessments both the course and the learning promise are incomplete. Assessments are evidence that learning did take place, that learners have achieved the learning goals and are now ready to perform it in the work-context. Assessments are drivers towards acquiring professional credentials that enable us to work in our respective fields. What is the primary source of evidence for learning?

Collateral damage

E-Learning Provocateur

The L&D community may be divided into two camps: (1) Those for whom the mere mention of learning styles makes their blood boil; and (2) Those who are inexplicably unaware of the hullabaloo and are thus oblivious to the aforementioned boiling of blood. The argument is that in the absence of such evidence, don’t waste time and money trying to match your teaching style to everyone’s learning styles; instead, divert that energy towards other, evidence-based pedagogy.

Defining Assessment Items from Learning Goals

TalentLMS

Assessments are truly the end-result of the course. Without assessments both the course and the learning promise are incomplete. Assessments are evidence that learning did take place, that learners have achieved the learning goals and are now ready to perform it in the work-context. Assessments are drivers towards acquiring professional credentials that enable us to work in our respective fields. What is the primary source of evidence for learning?

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter from “How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 1: “ Learning: From Speculation to Science ,” from How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School , by Bransford, Brown, and Cocking. The current methods we use to deliver learning have been shaped by research within the field of education, as well as related fields. Learning professionals now design curricula from a perspective that is more focused on the learner’s needs.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

Of course, you might also consider a virtual learning platform, in which case you would join the 81 percent of companies who provide at least some of their training online. What is a Virtual Learning Environment? A virtual learning environment is an online system that allows education materials to be transmitted through the internet to transfer knowledge from organization to employee, or teacher to student. Advantages of a Virtual Learning Environment.

Learning by Influence or Influence to Learn?

Origin Learning

When it comes to learning and development and skills enhancement, organizations prefer to look for tangible outcomes. The flow and schedule of training programs in enterprises are done keeping in mind the measure of performance, productivity and how the learnings impact business. If time, energy, and effort allocation are key factors, the cost-benefit assessment that becomes the core of a learning architecture, is what defines the design and structure of the workplace learning.

Delivering Effective Training in the Work Environment

ReadyTech

Learning styles differ from person to person. As a result, it is not uncommon for the learning techniques of instructors to clash with that of students. And when this happens, students can feel frustrated and discouraged—and the learning process breaks down. The key is to present information in a way that all students can learn effectively and apply their knowledge in the workplace. Enter Gagne’s Nine Levels of Learning. Level 8: Assess Performance.

Learning theories

Ed App

Five Current Learning Theories. Learning theories unpack complex cognitive processes and provide useful mental models for educators to structure and design courses around, while also providing insights on best practice during and after learning experiences. Freedom to learn.

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.

Brain’s Rule! – How Understanding the Brain Can Improve Your Learning Content

Rob Hubbard

Increasingly I find myself turning away from learning theories and looking to brain science to hel p me design engaging and effective learning content. Many of the established learning theories were conceived decades ago before the advent of the internet or even networked computers. Typically they were designed for teaching students in classroom environments over a period of weeks and months. Therefore it makes no sense to expect everyone to learn at the same rate.

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It takes all sorts

Learning with e's

You've probably guessed that I'm very pleased with the way they have applied themselves to the task of identifying key e-learning research areas, and then designing their projects as self-organised studies. They have been involved with the international Atlantis Project for the past year, which among other things took them to Cork in Ireland and Frankfurt/Darmstadt in Germany for 2 weeks, where they were engaged fully in international collaborative e-learning research.

Pros and Cons of Blended Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

Blended Learning is a term used to describe the way eLearning is being combined with traditional classroom methods and independent study. A blended learning approach ensures that the learner is engaged and driving his/her individual learning experience. In addition, since difference students have unique learning styles, a blended approach is more likely to cater to those needs. Collaborative learning experiences. Learn more about blended learning here.

Creating a Leadership Development Program for a Non-Profit Organization

Infopro Learning

Infopro Learning has more than 20 years of experience creating highly effective leadership training programs. They provided more than 25 different training programs to help participants learn in-demand job skills that would improve their employability.

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.

What is learner autonomy?

Docebo

Learner autonomy can enhance a learning strategy and act as a driver of learner engagement. With an autonomous learning approach , autonomous learners are often better prepared for their job function and life in general. Motivation to learn is an intrinsic value, with a personal payoff.

How Values Factor Into Leadership and Learning

CLO Magazine

According to a new study from Hogan Assessments , having the perfect skill set to be a leader is only part of the equation. One can have all the necessary knowledge, but they will have a greater chance of excelling in an environment that aligns with their values. Learning Without Borders. Learning leaders can focus on those areas and invest in creating a strong framework of communication across borders.

People Analytics – Part III – How to Leverage Analytics to Enhance Talent Strategies

Jigsaw Interactive

In the virtual training industry, the only virtual learning software that provides data that can be displayed in multiple types of formats is Jigsaw Interactive. Measuring overall training effectiveness is the most sophisticated level of learning analytics” ( elearningindustry.com ).

How to Leverage Analytics to Enhance Talent Strategies

Jigsaw Interactive

In the virtual training industry, the only virtual learning software that provides data that can be displayed in multiple types of formats is Jigsaw Interactive. Measuring overall training effectiveness is the most sophisticated level of learning analytics” ( elearningindustry.com ).

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 5

CourseArc

Now that you have identified your tools, built basic courses, provided support, and incorporated assessments and feedback, you are on your way to becoming skilled in online development and instruction. What Role and Benefits Can Online Learning Have in the Everyday Classroom?

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Spoiler Alert: MRO Software Integration with LMS is now available!

G-Cube

Based on our research we successfully created and implemented the GCube Learning Management System (LMS) which had been seamlessly integrated with the company’s Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) software. Learning Linked to Engineering Info on MRO Software.

How to Pitch Online Training to Senior Management

LearnDash

It’s also a great way for employees to learn at their own pace without disrupting their workflow. Professional trainers and educators use online learning for good reasons. Classroom environments are important too, but online learning has numerous benefits.

5 Training Strategy Tips for Global Organizations

Infopro Learning

However, employees working on desktops in a call center environment are likely to use their desktops to access training. One of the toughest challenges HR leaders face is finding a way to create learning experiences that appeal to diverse groups and teams. Utilize assessments.

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Training Technology to Engage Learners

Jigsaw Interactive

The key to learning is engagement. Not only does a trainer need to focus on engaging their audience, but they need to leverage the technology they use to create the most effective learning environment possible. It is true that people have short attention spans when learning.

Reskill your Employees for Successful Human Capital Transformation

Infopro Learning

It has also encouraged organizations to successfully drive human capital transformation and adopt digital approaches- especially for corporate learning and development. Once you assess the essential skills required, the next step is to identify adjacent competencies or high-demand skills.

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15 Benefits of eLearning: Time to convince the naysayers!

TalentLMS

Also, share with them the affordable and easy to use learning management systems you love! A new list of 15, research-supported pieces of evidence, proving that eLearning indeed is worth investing in, regardless of the learning environment. Learners of all ages and aptitudes will benefit from eLearning in ways not available to them through traditional learning environments. How can eLearning support my unique learning style?

How Can e-Learning Fit The Needs Of Small And Medium Businesses?

G-Cube

Thus organizations are trying to invest more in training and learning processes as well as analysing their training needs in greater depth. Many large organizations, when faced with this daunting challenge, are turning to technology-aided learning to cater to their training and development needs. However, the use of e-Learning is limited to large organizations only. There are various benefits of adopting e-learning for small and medium businesses.

The Science of Knowledge Retention and How It Affects Online Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

?Although learning is often associated with school, the fact is, people learn throughout their lives. Learning Retention in Adults. It turns out that there are important differences in the way children and adults learn. The Primary Learning Styles.

What is an eLearning ecosystem?

Wizcabin

That’s so because many of us have different learning techniques and styles that work for us. It’s the study of the interaction between living organisms and their immediate environment. They should also be able to opt for the learning style that suits their needs.

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.

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 5

CourseArc

Now that you have identified your tools, built basic courses, provided support, and incorporated assessments and feedback, you are on your way to becoming skilled in online development and instruction. What Role and Benefits Can Online Learning Have in the Everyday Classroom?

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10 Reasons Every University Must Invest in Online Program Development

Hurix Digital

Cloud-hosted courses enable students to access course material from anytime and anywhere, and also learn at their own pace, on a device of their choice. Here’s more on Online Learning Programs and Why Every Institution is Going Digital.

Why Virtual Classes Provide Better Learning Options than On-demand Learning

Jigsaw Interactive

Instead, employers have two primary training options: 1) On-demand learning and 2) virtual classes. On-demand learning refers to offerings such as webinars and video tutorials. Virtual classes, on the other hand, are highly interactive, social learning experiences that take place in a virtual classroom in real time. Both options are examples of virtual learning, but virtual classes provide better learning options in the following ways.

Why Virtual Classes Provide Better Learning Options than On-demand Learning

Jigsaw Interactive

Instead, employers have two primary training options: 1) On-demand learning and 2) virtual classes. On-demand learning refers to offerings such as webinars and video tutorials. Virtual classes, on the other hand, are highly interactive, social learning experiences that take place in a virtual classroom in real time. Both options are examples of virtual learning, but virtual classes provide better learning options in the following ways.

Not All Virtual Classrooms Are Created Equal

Jigsaw Interactive

Just like in-person classrooms differ from teacher to teacher, building to building, and state to state, so too do virtual classroom environments. The safety of working with peers makes learning more fun and opens a dialogue that teachers often can’t.

10 Best eLearning Authoring Tools

ProProfs

Learning Reports & Analytics. Learning Content Management System. Style Painter. Learning Launchpad. Mobile learning. They can be either standalone or integrated into a learning management system (LMS). Learning Management Systems. Assessments.