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?

Understanding Learning Styles Research

Experiencing eLearning

Too many people have been talking about learning styles research lately for me to try to cite them all here. Many have commented on the Learning Styles Don’t Exist video, for example. Via Karyn Romeis and Stephen Downes , I found two lengthy reviews of learning styles research: Learning styles and pedagogy in post-16 learning. Should we be using learning styles? So does formative assessment.

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Formative Assessments in E-Learning

Origin Learning

Assessments in any learning course – whether academic or corporate, are absolutely necessary because they ensure that the course is meetings its objectives. Unless there is a mechanism to test, the effectiveness of the learning program cannot be guaranteed, nor can the course be improvised. Just like with anything else, assessing also requires a careful strategy. Broadly speaking, there are two main kinds of assessments – formative and summative.

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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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Millennial Learning Styles

Ed App

Millennials are moving into the workforce as fast as Baby Boomers are leaving, making it essential for us to understand the principal millennial learning styles of our younger generation. We have gathered ways in which variety for millennial learning styles can be incorporated into your employee learning strategy. Encourage self-directed and flexible learning. Flexible learning is instantaneously appealing to millennials as they feel supported and suited.

Rethinking Learning Styles

Clark Quinn

I’ve pointed out the problems with learning styles in the past, but I want to rethink them with you, as we took quite a positive out of them in a unique way. This was back in 99-2000, when I led a project developing an intelligently adaptive learning system (Intellectricity ™; inspired by Joe Miller ’s vision of a system that respected who you were as a learner). For example, take Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences.

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.

Why is compliance training important?

Docebo

Take COVID-19, for example. As a result, completion rates are the most important metric taken from such learning activities, signaling that your employees meet the requirements or standards. Assess the criteria that needs to be satisfied.

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.

Every learner is different but not because of their learning styles

Clive on Learning

I've been reading Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter Brown and Henry Roediger (Harvard University Press, 2014). Although, believe it or not, I do have a romantic side, primarily I'm a rationalist and I'm drawn to new evidence relating to learning and teaching, even if this confounds my current thinking. Finishing this book coincides with The Debunker Club's Debunk Learning Styles Month.

Differentiated Instruction and Corporate Training: Accommodating Diverse Learning Styles in the Workplace

ReadyTech

In other words, n obody learns in the same way or at the same pace. Everyone can learn—but just not in the same manner. Carol Ann Tomlinson, a leader in differentiated instruction and a professor of educational leadership, foundations and policy at the University of Virginia, defines this type of instruction as the need to consider students’ individual learning styles in order to create the best learning experience possible.

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?

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.

Every learner is different but not because of their learning styles

Clive on Learning

I've been reading Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter Brown and Henry Roediger (Harvard University Press, 2014). Although, believe it or not, I do have a romantic side, primarily I'm a rationalist and I'm drawn to new evidence relating to learning and teaching, even if this confounds my current thinking. Finishing this book coincides with The Debunker Club's Debunk Learning Styles Month.

Getting What You Need from Learning Assessments

CD2 Learning

Assessments, once considered the end of a learning process, strategically provide benefits throughout the entire learning journey. Is your organization using assessments to your greatest advantage? Assessments are powerful tools for increasing employee engagement and behavior change. Onboarding is considered a critical area for the use of innovative and engaging assessments, but they can be used even earlier as a powerful recruitment tool.

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.

Assessments are the Most Powerful Tool in eLearning – True or False?

CD2 Learning

Assessments have undergone the ultimate make-over. At one time, the dreaded final assessment marked the end of a course of learning and, usually, the end of planning for the trainer or instructor. Today's assessments can increase engagement and change behavior.

10 Mobile Learning Examples

Ed App

Self-paced learning is a method that allows you to train your employees as individuals and not just as teams during live training sessions – whether in-person or online. This learning allows learners to access learning materials across multiple devices, especially on smartphones.

Getting what you need from your learning assessments?

CD2 Learning

Assessments, once considered the end of a learning process, strategically provide benefits throughout the entire learning journey. Is your organization using assessments to your greatest advantage? Assessments are powerful tools for increasing employee engagement and behavior change. Onboarding is considered a critical area for the use of innovative and engaging assessments, but they can be used even earlier as a powerful recruitment tool.

5 excellent learning portal examples for training employees

Elucidat

Learning portals are becoming an increasingly popular choice for organizations that want to get elearning content to their learners, fast. So, let’s take a look at some great examples of elearning portals to give you a clearer idea of what could best suit your learners.

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.

What is Mobile Learning? Examples & Benefits

ProProfs

Mobile learning, or mLearning, is an important strategy in corporate training programs. Learning delivered through mobile devices offers enhanced engagement, increases the shelf life of training, and is unlikely to become obsolete. What is Mobile Learning?

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.

Promoting Informal Learning at the Workplace—Featuring 5 Examples

Adobe Captivate

In our early years, informal learning is the significant way we learn. In fact, we continue to learn through this approach even at the workplace. In spite of this, many people are skeptical about the impact of informal learning at the workplace. However, I believe that it should be part of the overall learning strategy as learners respond positively to it and organizations can easily provide support to promote it. Learning at the workplace happens all the time.

Training evaluation: Ask the right questions

Ed App

A training evaluation , like any assessment, is only as good as the data it captures. A four-level model of training assessment. Sample questions include: Were the benefits you gained worth the time and effort you spent on the training activities?

Promoting Informal Learning at the Workplace—Featuring 5 Examples

EI Design

In our early years, informal learning is the significant way we learn. In fact, we continue to learn through this approach even at the workplace. In spite of this, many people are skeptical about the impact of informal learning at the workplace. However, I believe that it should be part of the overall learning strategy as learners respond positively to it and organizations can easily provide support to promote it. Learning at the workplace happens all the time.

A Look Back at 2020 for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

I will go thru several areas for e-learning, not just learning systems, although by far, it will be the most, since a lot has happened in 2020. . I still wouldn’t use them, but if that is where you see your learning coming from, then go for it. Learning Systems .

4 Killer Examples Of Learning Portals For Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

Usage of learning portals for corporate training initiatives is gaining momentum. In this article, I share 4 examples of how you can use them for both formal and informal learning to increase employee engagement. Learning Portals For Corporate Training: What Are Their Key Characteristics? Learning portals are knowledge repositories featuring learning paths, and they are designed to meet specific initiatives. Sticky learning (through steady reinforcement).

(G)old Blend

Rob Hubbard

It tickles and frustrates me in equal measure when I hear people say that they “…don’t believe in blended learning.” They seem to think it is something new – the latest fad in learning. I respond by explaining that blen ded learning is how they have always learnt, indeed how we humans have always learnt – from a variety of learning interventions. Blended Learning Learning styles Technology

Assess yourself -- Would you qualify as a Social Learning Specialist or Leader?

Vignettes Learning

In November 29, 2007, I wrote in my blog the new jobs and careers in Social Learning. I have been seeing growth in eLearning and training professionals wanting more training and skills in Social Learning. For example: >Share information and resources without expectation of a direct return >Encourage others to become network weavers and take responsibility for increasing the health of their networks >Show people how to learn social learning styles.

VARK Model In eLearning Gamification For Effective Corporate Virtual Training Solutions

Tesseract Learning

In this article, we will explore the effectiveness of gamification in eLearning to deliver unparalleled training experiences across all learning styles. The companies aim to carve out a training program that reduces the learning curve and increases ROI.

Providing Just-In-Time Learning To Support eLearning

Raptivity

What Is Just-In-Time Learning? Just-in-time learning is an approach to teaching and learning that provides learners with information or activities focused on a specific topic or skill that is accessible whenever it is needed. This approach can be used in many ways to support learning. How Just-In-Time Learning Can Support Learners? Research has shown that grit, growth mindset, and deliberate practice improve retention and success in online learning [1].

4 Must Have Features of Best Corporate Training Videos and 5 Examples

CommLab India

As the days went by and technology evolved, drastic changes took place even in the learning styles of new generations. In this context, let’s check the four must-have features of best corporate training videos and five examples. Learning Goals. Training videos are for learning – not for entertainment. You need to have clear learning goals for your training videos. Solution: Reinforce your training periodically through e-learning.

5 Ways to Improve Medical Continuing Education Courses

EthosCE

Know Your Learners’ Needs through Their Learning Styles. Different people have different learning styles, and your learners are no exception. 5% all three styles. They can discuss your medical continuing education courses and exchange learning materials and ideas.

How to Design an Online Course in 2022? Best Practices, Tips & Templates

learnWorlds

How to Assess Students. Tips to Facilitate Online Learning. Writing down the learning goals and outcomes as well as constraints is critical to course design. This involves creating a detailed curriculum or storyboard that outlines the learning activities you will need to develop.

How can K12 teaching methods improve corporate training?

Creativ Technologies

In the corporate world, the ideology is that employees have to learn because this is their job. Employees have to be explained the benefits of why they should learn. The learners can find the learning relevant and interested in it through them.

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. A leader scoring high in science but low in commerce, for example, would prefer to work with data over people, without worrying much about financial viability. Learning Without Borders. Learning leaders can focus on those areas and invest in creating a strong framework of communication across borders.

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How to Create Training Modules: A Template Guide

Elucidat

Ideally, it’s best to incorporate a blend of different training module types to ensure you’re catering for different learning styles and promoting employee engagement throughout. Creating an immersive learning environment. Check out this example of scenario based learning here.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2022

Limestone Learning

Move over March — it’s time to do our learning with a little sunshine peeking through the office curtains. It’s packed with learning events and new business ideas to get you moving for spring. You'll learn how the MAGIC methodology, unlike ADDIE, is simple, emotion based and successful.

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