The Andragogy Secret: How To Use Adult Learning Theory To Drive L&D Engagement Success

Lambda Solutions

Table of Contents: Why Engaged Learning is Essential in Digital Transformation. What is Adult Learning Theory? Applying Andragogy To Corporate Learning. Implementing The 4 Principles of Adult Learning. Engaged Learning is Essential in Digital Transformation.

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Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

Understanding the way people learn allows you to create better training. 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.

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Harnessing Learning Theories for the Mobile Platform: A m-learning perspective

G-Cube

With the growing utility of mobiles devices in our everyday lives, the Training & Learning industry is realizing that learners are spending a large chunk of their time on their smartphones or tablets. m-Learning fits well within this learning paradigm. Problem-based Learning.

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How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I read a paper called Perspectives on learning and technology: A review of theoretical perspectives "This paper provides a review of literature pertaining to theoretical references on educational practice and technology from perspectives of learning theories of the 20th and 21st centuries."

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Applying the Social Learning Theory to online training

Matrix

Have you ever come across a situation where you learned skills or behaviors from observing others? You may have learned from observing a friend, a supervisor, a teacher or even strangers at times. I bet most of you would observe others performing these tasks and learn from them.

How to Apply Social Learning Theory for Effective ELearning

Training Industry

It’s no surprise that social interaction plays a role in learning. Psychologist Albert Bandura’s social learning theory states that people learn behavior from their environment through observation, imitation and modeling. You might think that e-learning is counterintuitive to this theory because it is presented to the individual rather than a group of learners. Observational learning Where is the first place you go when you want to learn something new?

Know-it-Alls Need to Empty Their Cups

Association eLearning

It often happens because 1) they really do know their stuff and don’t think they have anything left to learn or 2) because they’re new and insecure. How can you learn Kung Fu, you already know so much. Or it could be a single, decision-based question at the beginning of the learning.

Should You Add Background Audio to Your E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

The same is true for background audio. Instructional design is about crafting a learning environment to meet specific objectives. In that sense you need to ask if the audio you are using will add to or detract from the learning objectives. When Does Audio Add Value?

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The Powerful Secret Behind Your Learning Style

Learnnovators

What’s your learning style? It’s a hard choice, especially since according to one comprehensive study there are over 71 learning styles from a range of different models. The good news is that there is a powerful secret behind your learning style. Want to learn bollywood dancing?

Be a Learner, Try Something New

Association eLearning

You learn the most when starting something completely new. Many games only require a limited time investment so they can be a quick, fun way to learn something new. There’s plenty that can be learned from books, both non-fiction and fiction. You’re busy.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer. If you’d like to learn more, check out this article from eLearning Industry.

Conveying Tacit Knowledge in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

You can include stories in eLearning via text, audio , and/or video. Integrated Learning Services, Inc. This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company. Instructional Design Social Media Social Learning Scenario-Based Learning Storytelling Evaluation Tacit Knowledge eLearning Learning Theory Cognitive TheoryBy Shelley A. Gable.

Back to Basics: Different Types of eLearning Delivery

Obsidian Learning

New post Back to Basics: Different Types of eLearning Delivery on Obsidian Learning. When analyzing your audience and determining learning goals, don’t forget about your delivery strategy. Mobile Learning (mLearning). Blended Learning. Mobile Learning (mLearning).

E-Learning Curve Podcast New Episode: Introduction to Constructivism

The E-Learning Curve

In this episode of the E-Learning Curve Podcast, I introduce and discuss the basic concepts behind the learning theory of Constructivism. E-Learning Curve Podcast New Episode: Introduction to Constructivism is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

Are Learning and Entertainment Mutually Exclusive?

Bottom-Line Performance

Jennifer’s post titled Corporate Training – Journalism or Entertainment , really got me thinking about learning versus entertainment. However, is it possible that I may learn more from something on the boring side? Or, how about an e-learning course full of slick graphics, videos, and audio - it has it all. Very entertaining, but it overwhelms the learner’s cognitive abilities to process information and suppresses learning. (1).

Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

Blended Learning: Also referred to as hybrid learning. Cognitive Strategies: Specific methods used to solve problems, including reasoning, planning, rehearsal of newly learned information, and relating newly-learned information to existing knowledge.

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. Consider an audio overlay.

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Flash - when and where?

Learning Rocks

Perhaps if the entries were thinned out and had audio (beyond the irritating mouseover click sounds) appended I could see a point. Missing a crucial learning element that it brings? Tags: thoughts learning theory articulate education ID flash appeals wikis The cleverest part of this site's page is that it embeds an Articulate interaction directly on the page. Not thought of that before, but I can think of instances when that may be quite appealing.

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Flash - when and where?

Learning Rocks

Perhaps if the entries were thinned out and had audio (beyond the irritating mouseover click sounds) appended I could see a point. Missing a crucial learning element that it brings? thoughts learning theory articulate education ID flash appeals wikisThe cleverest part of this site's page is that it embeds an Articulate interaction directly on the page. Not thought of that before, but I can think of instances when that may be quite appealing.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I have never taken a course in adult learning theory. I have learned everything I "know" about instructional design and teaching by doing. I was never told about Gagnes 9 Events or the Kilpatrick Levels or ADDIE or the ARCS model or even much about adult learning styles, except that people all learned differently. Nothing I learned is actually applied today.

ID and e-Learning Links (3/16/14)

Experiencing eLearning

UberConference adds an audio conference call to a Google Doc so you can talk while collaborating. When providing performance feedback during learning, we will provide learners with a sense of the real-world consequences. Cathy Moore’s checklist for strong, action-oriented e-learning. Learning Theories Gone Wild – Urban Myths that Hurt Your Learning Designs. The Best Add-Ons for Google Drive.

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. Applying these theories to a 20-minute elearning module delivered solely by computer can be somewhat nonsensical.

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Why Your Quizzes MUST Support Modern Media

LearnDash

Over the years, I have implemented quite a few learning management systems and created countless elearning modules. If you are using a program that does not support media (streaming videos, images for answer choice, audio files, etc.) elearning learning management system lms

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Instructional design agony uncle

From the Coleface

At this year’s Learning Technologies show I’ve been invited by the eLearning Network to do a slot on ‘Ask the Expert’ about instructional design. Here are some examples of the kind of things I’m expecting to be asked : Which learning theories are useful?

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

Association educational leaders who are responsible for developing adult learning programs often struggle with defining what makes for a quality educational program, especially one that relies heavily on technology. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design. In-person Learning.

Adding Recorded Voice to a Captivate Project

Adobe Captivate

Learning theory strongly supports the addition of audio such as voice-over to eLearning. So, my preference is to design eLearning such that audio is an enhancement to the presentation, but not essential. Audio and Speech can be managed from the Audio main menu.

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My Learning 3.0 Conference Slides and Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are my slides and relevant resources from my Chicago presentation at Learning 3.0!! Here the slides from my presentation: Learning 3.0 Here is the audio version of my Training Quarterly article titled Improving Training: Thinking Like a Game Developer.

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Teach on the Beach

Kapp Notes

Here the slides from my presentation: Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning: Teach on the Beach. Here is the audio version of my Training Quarterly article titled Improving Training: Thinking Like a Game Developer. Bandura’s Social Learning Theory.

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Exploring Podcasting for E-Learning (and new podcast episode released)

The E-Learning Curve

I will outline the technical aspects of creating, recording, producing, and distributing podcasts at a later time, but for now, I want to investigate some aspects of audio delivered via podcast as a learning channel. Technology, e-learning and distance education.

Unravelling The Relevance Of Social Cognitive Theory in Online Learning

ProProfs

Although, the situation is quite embarrassing but this proves an important point that we humans many times prefer to learn unfamiliar tasks based on ‘observation’. This leads us to the theory by psychologist Albert Bandura known as the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’.

How to Improve Physician Education Satisfaction for CE Directors

EthosCE

Regardless of when and how you deliver your physician education, your program should respond to adult learning needs. According to Knowles, adult learning theory incorporates the following principles: Results oriented. Audio production.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

Association educational leaders who are responsible for developing adult learning programs often struggle with defining what makes for a quality educational program, especially one that relies heavily on technology. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design. In-person Learning.

Neurology Should Drive Corporate Training Design

PulseLearning

Just like vehicles need the right type of fuel to run smoothly, your brain requires the right input to for its learning processes to work as efficiently as possible. In this article, Pulse Learning presents four statistics that prove neurology should lead the way for corporate training design. Information transfer and retention in corporate training can be increased by using a combination of complementary delivery mediums in a learning experience.

5 Vital Steps to Create Appealing Corporate Training Videos

Obsidian Learning

This short animation , for example, utilizes a mix of audio and visual techniques to establish a clearly defined character that complements the safety message. One of the key drivers for this animated video about a new learning theory model is the fantastic story.

Helping Overloaded Employees Stay Focused on Learning

Mindflash

Below are strategies to streamline the content in eLearning programs to keep learners focus on learning. Adults want to solve relevant problems by planning learning , according to Malcolm Knowles, pioneer in the field of adult learning theory.

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