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. Nope, in all the counter-arguments it was focusing on one item, learning styles, which initially was going to make up only a small part of the post. Quality e-learning is interactive and engaging.

How to respond to learning-style believers

Making Change

“What do you mean, I shouldn’t accommodate people’s learning styles? You can’t tell me people don’t learn differently! Or maybe you’ve heard this from a client: “Be sure to include narration for the audio learners! ” Learning styles have been popularized by well-intentioned people, including possibly your professor of instructional design. Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C.

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7 Major Learning Styles – Which One are You?

LearnDash

Everyone learns differently, that’s nothing new. However, over the years the different styles of learning have usually been cut down to visual, physical (learn-by-doing), or audible. Truth is, we could probably dissect each of these learning three styles down even further and arrive at a handful of sub-levels. Learning is a complicated concept as everyone is unique in their own way, and learns in their own way as well.

Use Your Team’s Learning Style to Your Advantage

KnowledgeCity

One way to effectively ensure employees properly absorb all that information and put it to good use is to understand each workers’s personal learning style. What is Your Learning Style? “No Professionals come to the workplace with a variety of personalities, skill sets, aptitudes, abilities, and learning styles.”. Learning Styles Among International and American Business Students , McPherson and Willis, 2010). audio recordings.

Unleashing Superheroes – Learning Style

Growth Engineering

This week I explore how tapping into different learning styles lets you build engaging online training for different types of learner and Unleash Superheroes in your organisation! Most of all it’s time to pack away the woolies, bring out the superhero spring wardrobe and check out this season’s styles! This week, as I dusted off my favourite seasonal superhero cape, I pondered a style dilemma of the non-fashion variety. How many styles are there?

7 Types of Learning Styles to Know: How to Accommodate a Diverse Group of Learners

SkyPrep

Pinpointing how your employees learn best can dramatically affect their ability to connect with the areas you are teaching, as well as how they absorb and process information. This learning style requires the learners to first take a look at what they are expected to know.

5 Tips to Design eLearning to Match Different Learning Styles

Adobe Captivate

This statement is particularly relevant in the ways we learn, as each one of us has a particular learning style. When we go through training that matches our learning style, we are interested, engaged and are able to internalise it effortlessly. In this blog, I begin with the key learning styles and then move on to 5 tips that Instructional Designers can use to design eLearning or online training to match the different learning styles.

Rants on Buzz Words, E-Learning Style

eLearning 24-7

A learning experience. I’ve been hearing it quite a bit in the e-learning world. “We are learning experience platform”, “learning experiences system”, “I want a learning experiences platform” – which perhaps I should let them know, that this one vendor says theirs is one, so perfect match. A learning experience. Didn’t need a generator, place had back-up, that was a learning experience.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues. I was pointed in the direction of a good article on learning styles from Harold Stolovich via Guy Wallace. A Critique of Learning Styles American Educator (Fall 1999) American Federation of Teachers.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 10, 2007 Learning Styles In 1996, when I first started working as an "instructional designer", I was taught about learning styles. In the context of e-Learning (back then it was just plain old CBT), this meant you had audio/video on the screen with timed text bullets. Obviously, there is diversity in learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: TIPP Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 31, 2006 TIPP Learning Styles Last week, all of the instructors at the school where I teach had to take an online test to assess our learning styles. The idea is that as learners, all of us have elements of these styles when we learn, although some will be stronger than others. This learner creates his or her own rules.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, August 10, 2007 More on Learning Styles Today Mark Oehlert points to Stephen Downes post Professor Pans Learning Style Teaching Method (in particular, the comments thread which I had missed as I typically just read Downes post right through the feed reader). Read about my humble moment regarding learning styles and more on my history with learning styles.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. Came across this post on Guy Wallaces Pursing Performance Blog, Debunking the Myth -- There Is No Such Thing as "Learning Styles".

Twitter, Learning Styles, Elements, & Wii

Big Dog, Little Dog

And second, in 2005, the biggest player in digital audio - Apple - added podcasting support to iTunes, which was already installed on the computers of every single human being who knew what a "podcast" was. Learning Styles. Discussion on 'Learning Styles" via TRDEV-L. All of the posts on learning styles can be found here. Police use Wii to create wanted poster - cnet. What uses could the Will play in some of your learning processes

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visuals and Audio in eLearning (Ruth Clark)

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, April 03, 2009 Visuals and Audio in eLearning (Ruth Clark) Donald Clark posted a link to a lovely little article by Ruth Clark: Give Your Training a Visual Boost in the April 09 edition of ASTDs T&D. The article contains such gems as: "Decorative visuals defeat learning." Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

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A Narrative Approach to e-Learning: Have we had enough of it?

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Along with Text and Visuals, Audio forms the backbone of e-learning delivery. According to the popular handbook to e-learning design – E-learning and the Science of Instruction – ‘presenting words in audio rather than onscreen text results in significant learning gains.’ There are many benefits of introducing the audio element in an e-course. It also sets the tone of learning and humanizes various characters which take the course forward.

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Top E-learning Authoring Tools to Create Interactive Training Courses – Rapid E-Learning for Effective Training

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With evolving learning needs, it is crucial to repurpose the training content and update learners with the latest information. Organizations use rapid authoring tools as per the custom learning styles, training platforms, training standards, and workflows. There is a myriad of benefits of rapid e learning tools for content development. Authoring tools help to design and update information as per the personalized learning needs of all. ?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, February 21, 2008 My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning Cathy Moore had a post a few months ago ( Addicted to Audio? that inspired me to change my approach to using audio in eLearning. She suggested using audio sparingly. When I see a need for a text heavy pages, I eliminate audio so as not to "depress learning." Listening aint learning.

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6 Pro Tips to Create Great Custom eLearning Paths

Hurix Digital

Custom learning paths follow a learner-centered approach that emphasizes the goals, preferences, and objectives of learners. Some of these include – Creating a well-structured training program for employees. An opportunity to address an individual’s needs and specific learning styles. Also Watch the Video Below on: Transform your Training Program With Learning Paths. 6 tips to create custom learning paths for employees.

Customer Education: Create frictionless digital adoption with your LXP

Origin Fractal LXP

You need to create frictionless digital adoption if you want to keep them on your platform. With a Learning Experience Platform (LXP), you’ll educate your customers proactively. You could ask your new customers to fill out a profile detailing their tech abilities, chosen learning styles, job roles, and previous knowledge from other similar types of software. Create communities for Customer Education.

8 Reasons to Create Interactive Textbooks for Engaging K-12 Students

Kitaboo on EdTech

Are you still looking for reasons to create e-textbooks for students? For K-12 students, interactive textbooks/ebooks act as a learning companion, as it offers constant interaction. For these reasons, and many more listed below, publishers should really consider creating interactive textbooks for engaging K-12 students. How Publishers Benefit from Creating Interactive Textbooks. Easy to Create. Create Audiobooks. Create a Digital Library.

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eLearning: Engaging All Groups of Learners

Origin Learning

Facebook 0 Twitter 1 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 4 Pinterest 0 Learning styles are individualistic in nature. In a classroom training setup, it has always been challenging to accommodate learners with different learning styles and keep them engaged throughout the teaching-and-learning cycle. On the other hand, eLearning technologies go out of the way to boost these learning strategies and engage the learner from the beginning to the end in a virtual classroom.

Training Must Be Inconsistent!!!

ID Reflections

Consistency in training is one of the advantages of e-learning, we claim, as opposed to a human facilitator who could be tired, irritable, not in the mood, or just not well versed with the subject s/he is conducting the training on. In comparison, once an e-learning program is created, it comes with the following advantages: Easy dissemintation Wide reach Self paced.blah blah blah And CONSISTENT An e-learning program does not have mood swings or give in to frailties of the body.

What Does it Take to Create Interactive Online Learning Solutions

CommLab India

The success of any online learning solution depends on how well the student embraces the solution and actively engages with it. Lack of interactive learning is what causes many students to drop-out of e-learning courses mid-way. In corporate learning situations, organizations cannot afford to do so. So, organizations have to come up with engaging and interactive learning solutions. So, what does it take to create interactive online learning solutions?

Creating Successful Online Courses with Emerging Technologies

DigitalChalk eLearning

The e-learning industry has been booming for the last 15 years and it continues to grow in popularity and with technological advances. I have been teaching in the online classroom for the last 15 years and have been able to see the very beginning of e-learning as well as the most current e-learning technologies. We decided we needed to fish were the fish were and start integrating in social media into the e-learning environment.

Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

By leveraging automated processes and data science, they have enabled multidisciplinary and student-centric learning. Experts believe that delivering tailor-made and relevant educational content can significantly impact learning outcomes and increase learner engagement. Digital learning tools also let students take a more self-directed approach to learn and sharpen their analytical reasoning and critical thinking skills. Students enjoy freedom to learn and experiment.

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Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

By leveraging automated processes and data science, they have enabled multidisciplinary and student-centric learning. Experts believe that delivering tailor-made and relevant educational content can significantly impact learning outcomes and increase learner engagement. Digital learning tools also let students take a more self-directed approach to learn and sharpen their analytical reasoning and critical thinking skills. Students enjoy freedom to learn and experiment.

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9 Tips to Create Engaging Microlearning Content

Disprz

At the risk of stating the obvious, microlearning is a brief and targeted learning approach where learners consume instructional content in short chunks or bites. Millennials learn differently: they want to pull information on their own at the time they require, rather than being pushed from the other side. Their attention span is also falling, and the world is shifting fast from degree-based to skill-based learning pedagogy. Acknowledge that people learn differently.

How to Create and Deliver Bite-sized Learning for Enterprise Training

Hurix Digital

The advent and increasing use of smartphones has changed the way people access and consume their information, prompting changes in the way learning and training is delivered in organizations. Training and learning content is increasingly being designed in the form of bite-sized nuggets that can be accessed and consumed by people on the move, anytime and anywhere on their smartphones or any other platform of their choice.

How to Create and Deliver Bite-sized Learning for Enterprise Training

Hurix Digital

The advent and increasing use of smartphones has changed the way people access and consume their information, prompting changes in the way learning and training is delivered in organizations. Training and learning content is increasingly being designed in the form of bite-sized nuggets that can be accessed and consumed by people on the move, anytime and anywhere on their smartphones or any other platform of their choice.

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What is Microlearning? How to Easily Create Microlearning Videos in Moodle and Totara

eThink Education

Ever felt like you were told to learn or s tudy something that you considered “busy work” and felt as if it were a waste of your time? In both traditional classroom and workplace learning settings, instructors and training managers find they need to innovate in order to continually provide the optimal educational experience as learner needs and preferences change. These are some characteristics of effective micro learning lessons: . Learn More .

Key Steps to Integrate Microlearning in Training Strategy

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This is true if one objectively analyses the learning behavior of an employee and its positive correlation with learning strategies and content. Most importantly, how can we create a short burst of training, but with a greater impact? One effective strategy is to divide large content into smaller nuggets of information, which enables employees to learn as they desire. It is a good idea to be aware of your employee’s learning style.

8 Tips to Help Your Learners Succeed in Their First Online Course

LearnDash

Limit distractions by creating a quiet study space. Even if you’re the type of learner that needs background noise or music to concentrate, the everyday distractions in your home may not allow you to fully absorb the concepts of your e-learning course. Making the effort to get to know other learners can enhance your online learning experience and could possibly lead to professional connections later on. Create a Study Schedule. E-Learning Instructional Design

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Why explainer videos are a great eLearning solution

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When visuals support the audio “text”, especially moving visuals, the information is conveyed in a double dose: as the learner does not only “hear”, but also “sees”, as opposed to reading plain text where there is no audiovisual stimuli. Learning. Demonstration.

Why explainer videos are a great eLearning solution

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When visuals support the audio “text”, especially moving visuals, the information is conveyed in a double dose: as the learner does not only “hear”, but also “sees”, as opposed to reading plain text where there is no audiovisual stimuli. Learning. Demonstration.