What is Adult Learning Theory?

LearnUpon

Every trainer’s ambition is to make corporate learning as impactful and engaging as possible. Adult Learning Theory, also known as a ndragogy is a concept that has been around for years. What is Adult Learning Theory? Readiness to Learn.

Discovering Instructional Design 2 – Aligning Learning Theory with ID

The E-Learning Curve

How do you choose to align your learner needs with a learning theory and your learning program's instructional design? Instructional Design Learning Theory behaviorism Cognitive Revolution Cognitivism Constructivism e-learning instructional design learning theory

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Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

In our first Back to Basics blog “What is Instructional Design?” we talked about the concept and definition of instructional design. This week, we wanted to cover some common terms that you are bound to hear in almost instructional design setting.

2010: My blogging year recapped

E-Learning Provocateur

As 2010 draws to a close, I thought I’d take a moment to recap my blog posts during the year. Learning theory & instructional design. • Taxonomy of Learning Theories. • Theory-informed instructional design tips.

Discovering Instructional Design 15: The ASSURE Model

The E-Learning Curve

The ASSURE model proposes a 6-step guide for instruction; while not specifically designed for e-learning, in practice it the methodology align to the requirements of designing courseware for that modality.

Back to Basics: What is Instructional Design?

Obsidian Learning

But no matter what the answers are, Instructional Design, Learning Strategy, or Communication Design will most likely be at the center of each solution. What is instructional design? The ADDIE model has five phases: Analysis. Design.

What Instructional Designers Really Do

Association eLearning

I write about instructional design (ID) all the time but I’ve never stopped to explain what Instructional Designers really do. So, here’s my personal definition instead: Instructional design is the art/science of making things make sense. Basic visual design.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Level 2: Learning. He says unless one or more of the learning objectives?knowledge, with a post-test to measure learning for the entire program. Blog this! View all posts by Barbara → ← Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew?

Learning Theories Gone Wild – Urban Myths that Hurt Your Learning Designs

Bottom-Line Performance

The teacher had students take a “learning styles” assessment to determine their learning styles and assigned homework based on the learning style. I thought the myths around learning styles had been settled long ago. Theory Gone Wild #1.

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Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Early indications of this same paradigm shift can be seen in the learning and education arenas. The problem in executing this shift is not in setting up these new learning environments and communities, but rather in embracing the change. Blog this!

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Some companies will use “Level 2: Learning” to measure whether the learners have mastered the training course content. Company executives are typically interested in the bottom line, not how well their employees apply the learning from a training class. Blog this!

Redefining Instructional Design for Modern Blended Learning

InSync Training

As the world evolves around us, the scope of modern blended learning shifts constantly. Within that shift, how do we define modern instructional design? Blended learning Instructional Design 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

Discovering Instructional Design 16: Gagne and the Events of Instruction

The E-Learning Curve

You may be surprised to learn that the ASSURE methodology has it's roots located the behaviorist-influenced Events of Instruction, devised by Robert M. Gagne Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 16: Gagne and the Events of Instruction appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

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.

Is Constructivism incompatible with Instructional Design?

The E-Learning Curve

Before looking in depth at Constructivist Learning Environments (CLEs), we need to investigate the question "Is Constructivism incompatible with Instructional Design?" David Merrill reviewed a range of instructional design theories, models, and research, "from basic descriptive laws about learning to broad curriculum programs that concentrate on what is taught rather than on how to teach". appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Constructivism and instructional design: more considerations

The E-Learning Curve

In this series of blog posts, I'm considering the implications of instructional design on learning and development for knowledge workers in the modern workplace. Continue Reading → The post Constructivism and instructional design: more considerations appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Constructivism e-learning learning theory Cognitivism ISD Merrill principle of demonstration principles of instruction

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles. Oddly enough, however, it’s a rare day when you hear people say “I learn so much better when my brain is trying to do two things at once.”

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3 Traditional Learning Theories and How They Can Be Used in eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Learning Theories are frameworks that are extensively used by Instructional Designers to meet the requirements of the target audience and the situation. To do justice to this mandate, an Instructional Designer must first understand the Learning Theories in order to apply them. Once they understand the strengths and weaknesses of each Learning Theory, they can optimise their use. How Learning Theories influence learning.

eLearning Memories of a Millennial Instructional Designer

Association eLearning

This was years before I became an instructional designer, back when I was a kid. The year we got a single computer in the classroom was really exciting (it was only to be used during our designated play/ free time). Kid Learns from Computer Games.

Instructional Design Survival Tips

Association eLearning

A while back, my colleague Mary and I were asked to give some “real world” instructional design survival tips. Mary’s tips incorporate aspects of project management (which often goes hand-in-hand with instructional design), while mine are focused on the design and production side.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This should come in the form of blended learning: using ILT, eLearning, performance support and user-generated content to teach the end users how to properly wield their powerful new tool. Many companies don’t take user adoption into account when designing their applications. Blog this!

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Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The applications everyone from Wired to the Wall Street Journal are talking about are altering the way we interact with each other, the way we purchase goods and services, and the way we learn. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Rx for SMEs | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Use the functional designs, to-be process diagrams, and test scripts to take a stab at learning objectives, an outline, and draft content before you meet with your SMEs. Start a page for each learning topic and add draft learning objectives and content. Blog this!

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

We frequently cite a study from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which demonstrated that approximately 70% of all on-the-job learning is done informally, through employee-driven initiative, and through employee-to-employee knowledge transfers. Blog this!

Career Advice From an Instructional Designer

eLearning Brothers

We recently hosted Dr. Scott Baird, founder of Griffin Hill, for a great webinar called Instructional Designers, Protect Your Position – Advice From Dr. Baird. Advancing in Your Instructional Design Career. Instructional Design.

Seels and Glasgow Model: Discovering Instructional Design 20

The E-Learning Curve

And so my friends, we reach Number 20 in our journey of discovery around Instructional Design. That's a month's solid blogging, investigating one of the fundamental domains associated with our. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Find out more.

The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives. Blog this!

The Temporary Staffing Revolution | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Temporary Staffing Revolution by Paul on December 28, 2010 in Temporary staffing A few weeks ago, I grabbed coffee with a long-time family friend that happens to be a training developer.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. We make the learning experience as real to them as possible. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? Games seem like a really cool way to add some fun to learning and seem to pose little or no risk to the learning outcome. Blog this!

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? Because video is, apparently, a perfect manifestation of social learning theory. Blog this!

Should Marketing Review eLearning Courses?

Association eLearning

Recently, an instructional designer friend of mine asked me, “Should Marketing review eLearning courses and approve them before they are released?” I am a marketing person, I am not an instructional designer. In short, we are not instructional designers.

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How does instructional design work?

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

What is Instructional Design? Think of an Instructional Designer like a scriptwriter for a movie. Just as you are an expert in your field, an instructional designer is an expert in helping others understand your content. Instructional Design in a Nutshell.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Blog this! My background includes extensive experience in learning, teaching, and facilitation, and I love technology and how its changing our culture. Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Even with the help of the newest technology tools to communicate and educate including social media, wikis, and Google, we still need to transform our ILT classrooms and training sessions into integrated blended learning environments. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

eLearning Course Design: 7 Instructional Design Theories & Models To Consider

Adobe Captivate

Knowing the foundational principles behind Instructional Design can help you create more effective eLearning experiences. Here are the top 7 Instructional Design theories & models that you should consider for your next eLearning course. The ADDIE Model.

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? But now I wanted to find out more about Accelerated Learning. The students directed their own learning.