Questioning Gagné and Bloom’s Relevance

Experiencing eLearning

Learning styles (like visual, auditory, kinesthetic) have much less effect on learning results than other factors, but we often focus on them heavily. As a follow-up question , she asked where I learned the above about Gagné and Bloom. Bloom’s Taxonomy. Neither did Bloom.

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Bloom’s Taxonomy and Learning Games

Knowledge Guru

Use Bloom’s Taxonomy to help you craft your objectives and accurately assess what level of cognitive skill learners need to use to produce your goal. Bloom’s levels don’t function in isolation of one another, even though we tend to think of them as doing so.

Bloom's Revised Taxonomy: Cognitive processes and levels of knowledge matrix

Big Dog, Little Dog

Bloom''s Revised Taxonomy (Remember - Understand - Apply - Analyze - Evaluate - Create) not only improved the usability of it (using action words), but perhaps also made it more accurate. While Bloom''s original cognitive taxonomy did mention three levels of knowledge or products that could be processed (shown below), they were not discussed very much and remained one-dimensional. Given an effect, one can infer the cause of a phenomena.

Weekly Bookmarks (8/7/2011)

Experiencing eLearning

Intel Education: Designing Effective Projects: Thinking Frameworks. Review of Bloom’s Taxonomy, including problems and the revised version, with information about the differences between factual, conceptual, procedural, and metacognitive knowledge. tags: bloom learning education.

Weekly Bookmarks (7/31/2011)

Experiencing eLearning

“This study investigated the effects of several elements of instruction (objectives, information, practice, examples and review) when they were combined in a systematic manner.&#. “Results indicated participants who used one of the four versions of the computer program that included practice performed significantly better on the posttest and had consistently more positive attitudes than those who did not receive practice.&#. Problems with Bloom’s Taxonomy.

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ID and eLearning Links 4/16/19

Experiencing eLearning

Cognitive load, spacing effect, forgetting effect, worked examples, and more. Precede Higher Order Thinking |Education & Teacher Conferences Summary of Pooja Agarwal’s research on retrieval practice for higher order thinking tags: research learning bloom education.

Warren Buffet’s Advice on Hiring: The Best Training Articles of This Week

What Can Neuroscientific Research Teach Us About Effective Training? In the Midst of Distraction, Microlearning Blooms. We can’t get to all the amazing conferences in a year, but here is a Cliff’s Notes version of the Learning Technologies conference recently held in London.

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Learning path in easygenerator: beta testers wanted!

Challenge to Learn

At easygenerator we it is our goal to help our authors to create more effective eLearning. And now we have added Learning paths, the way to better retention, byte-sized mobile learning and adaptive learning; in short to better and more effective eLearning.

Writing & Grammar: Taller than Me? Or Taller than I Am?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Or the shorter version: Tom likes pizza more than she does. The number of blooming plants in her yard (are/ is ) amazing. Jennie teaches two writing classes: Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts and eLearning: Writing Effective Scripts. Join Jennie to learn how to create effective quizzes and surveys. by Jennie Ruby. "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" " Well, maybe, but will I get the grammar right?

Organizing Course Content with Storyboards


When you see your course on a map, you are more able to evaluate the effectiveness and also, put components in the right order. You can pick up the latest version of the storyboard and make changes in it without errors and version issues.

The DIY Guide to Converting Existing Content into an eLearning Course

SHIFT eLearning

Although instructor-led or classroom training still remains as one of the most common ways to train employees, the opportunity to implement eLearning to is a more cost-effective and convenient option.

Better Discussion / Debate in Learning

Tony Karrer

But this is not a desire to have the learning/training version of FOO Camp or Bar Camp but something more. I've talked about More Effective Conferences for Learning Professionals but as I explored this, I realized that the real challenge was Better Questions for Learning Professionals. Bloom? When is the last time you went to a conference, billed as a conference about learning, and heard someone stand up and say the Bloom is full of crap?

Designing Training that Helps the Brain Learn and the Learner Perform

Bottom-Line Performance

We literally spent half of our last company-wide meeting reviewing the basics from learning researchers like Ruth Clark , Robert Gagne , and Benjamin Bloom. Pretty is good – pretty and relevant is required for the instruction to be effective. We’ve all heard that practice makes perfect – and most of us have heard the nitpicky version, “perfect practice makes perfect”.

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Pop Quiz! Do You Really Need Quizzes in Online Training?


Research at UCLA’s Bjork Learning and Forgetting Lab , as well as Dr. Roediger and his colleagues’ research, discusses the “Testing Effect” and the “Spacing Effect”. The Testing Effect shows that the effort of retrieving knowledge from memory facilitates learning.

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The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Learning

Adobe Captivate

This involves something known as “Mastery Learning” Mastery learning is a set of principles largely tied to the work of Educational Psychologist Benjamin Bloom in the 1970s. This supports the effectiveness of individualized tutoring and instruction in the classroom. Through AI, content taught to learners can be analyzed for maximum effect and optimized to take care of learners needs.

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3 reasons to change your learning content management strategy now


The technology market research firm Radicati Group estimates the enterprise content management market will bloom from $5.1 The organization has roughly 100 internal trainers in addition to external support professionals who need access to effective and efficient learning content.

The Ruin of Education in Our Country – a Positive Thing

Steve Howard

Education in America gets constant bad press for being more expensive and less effective than other industrialized nations. Technologies like tablets really are changing how we interact with information and technology, making learning more instant, and critical thinking more important than Industrial Age teaching methods require ( the flaws of Industrial Age teaching wonderfully explained by Sir Ken Robinson , full version here ).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

He suggests a list of potential outcomes with check boxes , effectively allowing the learner to create his or her own objectives. Cammy, sorry I missed the first version of this! Atleast in India, I guess most of us strictly follow Blooms Taxonomy and frame learning objectives.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

Spring may be trying to bloom, but that thrumming sound against the office window is probably rain. In this webinar the facilitators will provide effective time-management techniques for you and your employees: The truth about multi-tasking. Isolate the effects of your program.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

Here they are (I have removed one or two as I don’t agree with them, and have put my interpretations at the bottom): Definition of an E-Learning Curve – Bloom’s Taxonomy - The E-Learning Curve , February 4, 2010 A colleague recently asked me “What is an e-learning curve?&# How to effectively architect information for your elearning course - Free as in Freedom , February 6, 2010 As Instructional Designers, its always a challenge to balance meaningful instruction with information.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

These 12 Tutorials Teach You How to Build an Interactive E-Learning Course - Rapid eLearning Blog , May 4, 2010 It’s a fact that you CAN build effective elearning with rapid elearning tools. BlackBoard 9: links and resources - Dont Waste Your Time , May 5, 2010 I’m really looking forward to our upgrade to Blackboard version 9 this summer. Just watched a few on adding some great zoom and motion effects to PowerPoint. Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010.