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Taxonomy of Learning Theories

E-Learning Provocateur

Academia is teeming with learning theories. It can be quite a challenge for the modern learning professional to identify an appropriate learning theory, draw practical ideas from it, and apply it to their daily work. Which theory do you choose? How does it relate to other theories? Where do you start?

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What 21st Century Science Says About Memorable Learning Experience At Work


Learning is a complex process influenced by a variety of cognitive, emotional, and environmental factors. Dual Coding Theory: The dual coding theory states that the understanding and memory of information are much better when it is presented verbally and visually.


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The 3 Stages of Motor Learning


What happens in the brain to master a skill is a complex learning process that involves three distinct stages of motor learning. The brain does this because of past experience, enabling it to act on known patterns and prior information to make split-second decisions. To think about it.

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Neurolearning in Action: How ELM Uses Neurolearning™


Neurolearning works by integrating learning science and adult learning theory with modern user experience (UX) to create higher engagement with learning material, deepening the understanding of and connection to the learning material.

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Agile Microlearning Explained

Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes. Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery.

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Instructional Storytelling: How to Use it In Your Corporate Training


It’s the classic storyline pattern from all of your favorite childhood fairytales: Hero is introduced; hero encounters trials; hero rises triumphant. Professor of Literature and mythologist Joseph Campbell was the first to formally identify the archetypal protagonist’s pattern in his 1949 book, The Hero with a Thousand Faces.

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Is Your Instructional Design Strategy Right For Your eLearning Project?


What learning theory would serve the project’s needs best? Instructional Design Strategy - Free ebook for download - zipBoard What Learning Theory Are You Using? As laid out by Wikipedia, learning theories are “Conceptual frameworks describing how knowledge is absorbed, processed, and retained during learning.”