Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

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. Read for : Contemporary research into theories with examples of how they’re being used in practice. If you’re struggling to apply learning theory to the real world Make It Stick could offer you the answer. Formats : Hardcover, ebook, audio book.

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. Five Learning Theories.


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48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read


This is why my team and I put together this list of forty-eight books. The books are organized by category: Books recommended by training experts (4). Learning books (4). Corporate training books (3). Instructional design books (6). Learning technology books (2). Virtual instructor-led training books (3). Evaluation & Feedback books (4). Motivation & Gamification books (5). Talent management books (3).

40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

This is a compilation and update of my book list and book review posts. Design For How People Le arn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. The book includes practical tips on working with SMEs and avoiding interactivity and multimedia for the sake of being flashy. Training Design Basics by Saul Carliner is a perfect book for people just getting started in the field. Read my full review about this practical book.

Book Review: Don't Hire the Best

ID Reflections

The most recent book I completed is Abhijit Bhaduri’s ( @AbhijitBhaduri ) Don’t Hire the Best. Intrigued by the title, I approached the book with some amount of curiosity. After completing it, I can say with conviction that it is a book all recruiters, HR and L&D personnel, leaders and managers ought to read. The subtitle of the book is: An Essential Guide to Picking the Right Team. However, the book per se is much more than that. book_review HR L&D

All About Andragogy: Adult Learning Theory


The Adult Learning Theory—also known as andragogy—is perfect for this. Malcolm Knowles popularized the concept of andragogy in his book The Modern Practice of Adult Education: From Pedagogy to Andragogy. Here are a few tips to help: 4 Tips for Creating Effective e-Learning Objectives for Yourself. Keep andragogy and the Adult Learning Theory in mind when designing your next e-Learning course to create a successful learning experience that fits your adult learners’ needs. .

40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

If your New Year’s Resolution is to read more books, you’ve found the right post. This is a compilation and update of my previous book list and review posts. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. Training Design Basics by Saul Carliner is a perfect book for people just getting started in the field, especially those who are current students or are switching to instructional design or training from another career.

5 More Great Books for Your Learning & Development Bookshelf

Mike Taylor

In case you missed it, Connie Malamed and JD Dillon both recently recommended 5 good books for Learning & Development pros. Five New L&D Books To Check Out by Connie Malamed ( @elearningcoach ). Since Connie and JD got me thinking about it, I thought I’d share five books that have been helpful for me. Mager and Pipe do this from a holistic perspective focused on finding the true problem and then looking for the most effective and efficient solution.

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Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject.

Play to Learn! (Book Tour Stop)

Learning Visions

In fact, one of my favorite ID-books back in 2007 was Karl Kapp's "Gadgets, Games, and Gizmos for Learning." So, if gaming is on your dance card these days and you're looking for some tips on how to get started and what to do, be sure to add this book to your required reading list! Play to Learn: Everything You Need to Know About Designing Effective Learning Games Karl Kapp and Sharon Boller ATD Press, 2017 Why I like it: Easy to read!

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5 Best Employee Training Books

WalkMe Training Station

Books are an excellent way of learning techniques involving training, and new ways of connecting with your employees. Shorter business books focus on the central ideas, provide a clearer argument and move more information into graphical tables and the like. This is a good development as it makes more effective use of the reader’s time while still tackling complex issues like IT, Collaboration, Analytics and Growth.”. This book offers several practical solutions.

Sneak Peak: My Book on Gamification of Learning and Instruction

Kapp Notes

For a while I have been stealthy working on a book titled “The Gamification of Learning and Instruction&#. Here is some leaked info about the book…look for it in Spring 2012. Chapter Three presents theories behind the elements of gamification. Also explored are the concepts of distributed practice, social learning theory, achieving the flow state, scaffolding and game levels, and the power of episodic memory.

3 Must-Read Neuroscience Books


Sometimes referred to as “neurolearning” or its dastardly cousin “neuromarketing,” the study of the brain gives us insight into becoming more effective at what we do. So it’s no wonder that at the offices of eLearning Mind, you’ll find the members of our team reading articles, discussing neuroscience theory, and of course, with our noses stuck in the best books of our time. The post 3 Must-Read Neuroscience Books appeared first on eLearning Mind.

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47 books sales teams should have on their shelves


The books on this list are exactly where you need to begin. We scoured the internet, followed up on Amazon and Goodreads, and collected the most often mentioned, highly-rated, and most popular books on sales. The list contains some of the best sales books ever written, sales training books, sales management books, as well as the best books on sales skills and techniques. Classic books for salespeople. Sales training books. Get the book here.

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Free e-Learning books


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. => You can read the full text of the book here for free.

All This Talk About Reading

Learning Rebels

We’ve been running our book giveaway extravaganza all through January. The result of this, in case you missed the memo, is we will be giving away one book a month to one or more insanely curious readers through the remainder of 2017. Consider this: You read the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. If you have already read the book…GREAT! Congratulations to Alice N for winning last weeks book giveaway, “ Originals ” by Adam Grant!

Book Review: The Sketchnote Handbook by Mike Rohde

David Kelly

I had already written down the homework information and the teacher walked over as I was doodling a bit in my book. That’s what led me to this book. About the Book. The Sketchnote Handbook is an illustrated book from Mike Rohde that explains what sketchnotes are, what their value is, and how to create sketchnotes for yourself. The book is broken up into seven chapters: What are sketchnotes? First and foremost, this is a gorgeous book.

5 Instructional Design Books That Every Instructional Designer Should Read

Adobe Captivate

Here are 5 Instructional Design books you should add to your must-read list. Top 5 Instructional Design Books For Instructional Design Professionals. The field of Instructional Design is filled with a plethora of theories and practices. Here is a list of 6 of the best Instructional Design books , as well as tips to continually expand your own knowledge base. The goal of this book is to help both teachers and students find inspiration in the learning process.

At the very heart of the feeling of personal effectiveness


According to the self-efficacy theory of the eminent Canadian psychologist Albert Bandura, pioneer of the social-cognitivist movement, if you have little confidence in your abilities, your chances of achieving your goals are slim. The basis of social-cognitive theory.

Implementing Gaming System to Reach Effective Corporate Learning

Your Training Edge

Gamified learning is one of the most effective methods of learning that have cropped up in the digital age. There are also many reasons why companies put in place gaming systems to help their employees reach effective corporate learning. The best and most effective games keep players emotionally-invested. Here are 7 tips for implementing gaming system to reach effective corporate learning.

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What is Effective Leadership?


Anyone with dreams of leadership naturally wants to be the best leader they can be, which has given rise to many theories about how to lead well. Above all, the position demands that a leader be effective, but that becomes a rather complicated concept upon closer examination. Four major voices in the leadership analysis conversation came together in 2014 to write a book called, “ Collective Genius ,” which explores how to lead innovative teams.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject.

New Book: Aha! 75 Ways to Work Smarter

Jay Cross

My new book, Aha!, Little in the way of theory. to have more impact than my previous book, Informal Learning. can double their learning effectiveness. The beta edition is the complete 170-page book that is going into print, with one exception. is for all those people we’ve made responsible for their own learning. This is the missing manual.

The 10 best Instructional design books: Resources for beginners and professionals


The theory and practice of instructional design is constantly evolving. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 10 books on Instructional Design (ISD) and related topics that, in our opinion, are considered “must read” or “highly valuable” resources on the subject. If you are relatively new to the field, this is one of the books on Instructional Design that will prove invaluable in helping you get a better understanding of the core principles of your profession.

Re-imagining the Book

Jay Cross

Several months ago I decided to write a book about working smarter for managers and executives. A friend of mine who has published numerous books sent the Fieldbook to his editor, a PhD English grad in India. The book remained choppy, disjointed, and repetitive. These pages document the progress of my thinking about the book. And it ends up not being a book at all. The book jumps around because my focus jumps around. eBooks are overtaking printed books.

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How to build an effective online course

eLearning 24-7

Easy to find information on how to build an effective online course (aka as WBT). Theory was everywhere. In the past few weeks, I’ve had quite a few readers ask me whether or not there is a book they can buy to learn how to build a course. courses well or effectively. A course standard does a lot of things, but it is not a factor in terms of you either building a linear course (which is awful) or non-linear (which is why WBT is so effective over ILT). .

My Top 10 'Learning' books from 2010

Sticky Learning

Below you'll find my top recommendations for the year along with a short summary of what I got out of reading each book. It is really an expansion of the design section from the original book, adding a good deal of extra information and ideas along the way. Oh, and one extra tip, Garr has his third book, The Naked Presenter about to hit the shelves, I'm sure it will be a great way to start my reading for next year! A good book and well worth the read!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Cognitive Flexibility Theory & Multiple Representations

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 Cognitive Flexibility Theory & Multiple Representations After reading Clarks comment on my posting from yesterday , Ive been looking into Cognitive Flexibility Theory (Spiro), trying to better understand the notion of "multiple representations." (You This allows the learner to be more flexible in her understanding of the material, so that she can effectively apply it to concepts in the real world (knowledge transfer).

I’m Writing a Second Edition of The eLearning Designer’s Handbook!

Tim Slade

It was nearly five years ago when I started thinking about writing a book to share everything I knew about designing and developing eLearning. At the time, the mear thought of writing my own book seemed like an enormous task, and it was!

Effective Training Visuals—Clarify Complexity


Here’s the fifth in a series of blog posts written to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering how well their visuals add to the effectiveness of the training. And the organizing structure for this series comes from the book Visual Language for Designers: Principles for Creating Graphics that People Understand by Connie Malamed. Coherent means it should make sense—providing both the cause and effect, for example.

“The Medium is the Message”: An Instructional Design Perspective

Web Courseworks

According to McLuhan, we focus too much of our efforts trying to dissect the content presented in a medium without considering the effect that the medium itself will have on that content. Throughout her book, Enders emphasizes to her audience that mobile learning isn’t simply taking content made for one medium and cramming it into another medium. Instructional Design book review books development process mobile learning Technology Web Courseworks

Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

In an earlier blog post, we took a quick introductory look at some connections between comic books and eLearning. And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud. And we also promised that the second article would focus on some lessons from comic book design that we can apply to the design of eLearning other forms of learning. Will it be a book? A comic book?”

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

Bottom-Line Performance

As I learned last week – there are numerous unproven learning theories still running amok among designers and educators. It’s also rife with various theories that hang around (probably due to their inclusion in a best-selling book). These theories turn into urban legends that people view as facts. Theory Gone Wild #1. Theory Gone Wild #2. These are a handful of the effective strategies that can enhance remembering.

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10 Helpful Resources for Online Course Designers


It’s the functional application of design aspects like color theory, typography, and user experience to the goal of teaching. The following resources (including my own book) will not only help you get started in the field of instructional design, but will also help you create high-impact courses and training solutions for your target audience. Books. This book is ideal for novices. This book is grounded in the science of memory, learning, and retention.

A quick dive into the theories of learning

Limestone Learning

" Books, book pages, pitched, read. " The way we learn is changing at an ever more rapid pace, and with it, our theories of learning. If you haven’t thought about this before, or if the evolution of learning theories seems overwhelming, check out this infographic , which compares traditional learning with digital-era methods, and breaks down the different possible approaches within each. Does the graphic sum it up effectively?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Another take on Cognitive Load Theory

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 Another take on Cognitive Load Theory The authors of the Eide Neurolearning Blog weigh in on recent research and articles on cognitive load (including the death of Powerpoint that have been talked about here ). While they recognize that some of this info is useful for understanding ways to effectively present information, ".the Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It.

PowerPoint Best Practices for Delivering Effective Online Training

ePath Learning

But are PowerPoint courses really effective? About the Author: Carrie Wiser is a Learning Advocate who applies cognitive science, instructional theory and years of practical experience to design more effective courses. When she’s not demystifying content, she takes day trips, explores nature, tries to become a better gardener, and reads a wide variety of books.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? Im not looking for the obtuse theory books. Practical books with lots of real examples. After my appeal for something a little more pared down that I might actually be able to read, Dr. John came up with these essentials: The Conditions of Learning and Theory of Instruction , by Robert Gagné Training Complex Cognitive Skills , by Jeroen J.G.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC


The MOOC format provides scope for bringing together diverse learning forms – formal, informal and social, and different modalities – elearning modules, videos, podcasts, book excerpts, articles, and links to blogs, communities, etc. Coping with content and lots of information is a part of seamless learning because the capacity to do so affects effective learning.”. These require adept facilitation, good design and effective content creation and curation.

Workforce Effectiveness: 5 Kickass Strategies to Enable Your Employees Deliver 3X Performance


Now, map this scenario with respect to workforce effectiveness at your organization. What does this Shark Theory tell us about our workforce? In his book Drive, Daniel Pink argues how intrinsic motivation is the key to driving your team to give their best. The post Workforce Effectiveness: 5 Kickass Strategies to Enable Your Employees Deliver 3X Performance appeared first on Disprz Blog. Reading Time: 6 minutes. A Lifetime in Hawaii!

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