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Adult learning theories for instructional designers: Andragogy


In a series of articles, I will take a closer look at three modern adult learning theories that are not only relevant but highly applicable. This is important in the current context, as learning specialists deal with the challenge of building materials fast. The relevance of adult learning theories.

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eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

Digitec, Instructional Designer, Jennifer Ritter wrote a blog about this recently explaining, “I now realize that I was raised with game-based learning. That’s where my brain goes when I hear “eLearning,” and I have fond memories of it. This word means the methods and practice of teaching adult learners.

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Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

It’s in your mind One of the pioneers of adult learning theory, Malcom Knowles , explored the role of adult education and facilitation (andragogy) versus the traditional style of teaching children (pedagogy). So how do you keep it real? Move from being a teacher to facilitator. Enjoy people; embrace life! Properly d.

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Brain Learning and eLearning Design

The Learning Circuits

There's been a lot of discussion around cognitive theory and "how the brain learns." But even with all of that discussion there's a question of whether people are really making changes to the design of their online learning. So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0

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Total Immersion Or Comprehensible Input: Who Is The Winner? - Part 1

eLearning Industry

It is impractical to talk about 'total immersion' or 'comprehensible input' as the best methods for the current number of English learners. The modern digital learners need a new pedagogy and a new technology implemented as an app for subconscious training in a smartphone that everybody has today.

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mLearning Strategy

Ed App

Similar to a Netflix algorithm, features such as Brain Boost use spaced repetition to boost learner retention and refresh acquired knowledge in the ideal window of opportunity before it falls off the edge of Ebbinghaus’ forgetting curve. . The technology/pedagogy nexus of a mobile learning strategy.

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ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?


However and despite the evolution of HR practices over the years, the attendance sheet is – way too often – the method used to follow how people train and to see how many employees attended a course. Learning, learning tools, content, pedagogy, trainers, senior executives are also playing an important part in this cycle.

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