5 Learning Theories You HAVE to Know!

Growth Engineering

Like with fingerprints, our brains are all unique. This is why there are a number of different ways we learn, leading to learning theories. Here we will focus on the five most commonly used learning theories and how they should affect your learning and development programmes.

10 Learning Theories You HAVE To Know!

Growth Engineering

Learning theories are sets of principles that explain how we best absorb information over time. Here are the 10 learning theories that you have you to know! The post 10 Learning Theories You HAVE To Know!

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5 Learning Theories For Transforming Learning

Dan Keckan

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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? To clear some of the obfuscation that surrounds learning theory, I have developed the following Taxonomy of Learning Theories. Schema theories .

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Agile Microlearning Explained

OttoLearn leverages key theories from cognitive science to. There are several theories seeking to explain the spacing effect, however, studies agree that it works2 and has a significant. information multiple times in a small timespan, the brain. proven learning theories to be.

Your Guide To Cognitive Load Theory And Learning

Dan Keckan

Cognitive load theory explains why it’s important to give employees exactly what they can handle, in a format that makes sense, so that they can learn, retain, and make use of the training. Here’s your guide to cognitive load theory and why it's so incredibly important to employee learning.

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.

Strain the Brain for Better Results

Dashe & Thomson

After all, it’s best if the learner can focus on the learning event rather than on trying to interpret and decipher the meaning… Continue Reading The post Strain the Brain for Better Results appeared first on Social Learning Blog. Learning Style Theory Cognitive Strain CRT elearning instructional design Learning Theory Instructional Designers often strive to develop training material that is concise and easily digested by the target learners.

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What is Adult Learning Theory?

LearnUpon

Adult Learning Theory, also known as a ndragogy is a concept that has been around for years. Adult learning is a relatively simple theory to grasp, so let’s explain what it is and how its principles can be applied to your corporate learning strategy. What is Adult Learning Theory? Developed by Malcolm Knowles in 1968, Adult Learning Theory or andragogy is the concept or study of how adults learn and how it differs from children. The post What is Adult Learning Theory?

Adult learning theories for instructional designers: Andragogy

Matrix

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. The relevance of adult learning theories. The answer is simple: because it explains how the adult brain works.

The Science and Theory of Habit Formation

Growth Engineering

The post The Science and Theory of Habit Formation appeared first on Growth Engineering. The Knowledge Arcade Brain Science Gamification Rewards Habit FormationA lot of people vow to form new habits (or break old ones) on the 1st of January as a New Years Resolution.

Swapping Courses For The New Corporate Brain

Dan Keckan

Social Learning Continuous Learning Employee Training Flow Theory Just-In-Time LearningListen up L&D managers. It’s time to look beyond offering courses that build competence to providing knowledge that builds expertise. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Content Gamification: Theories & Instructional Strategies

Magic EdTech

Theories and ID’s role in Content Gamification. Distributed Learning Practice: Cramming information just into the learners brain doesn’t last long, it creates confusion. The post Content Gamification: Theories & Instructional Strategies appeared first on Magic Edtech.

Learning Assessment Using Brain-Computer Interfaces: Are You Paying Attention?

Dan Keckan

The combination of the synchronized electrical activity of all the neurons in the brain - brainwaves - can be captured in real-time using Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs). eLearning Trends Brain Facts Cognitive Load Theory eLearning Assessment Wearable TechnologyPortable and affordable BCIs emerged recently, and have the potential to objectively quantify attention and improve learning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Cognitive Load Theory: The Key to Smarter Instructional Design

Origin Learning

What is cognitive load theory (CLT)? Attributable to John Sweller who developed this theory after thoroughly studying problem solving, CLT provides guidelines for improving learning and retention by focusing on the memory capacity of human beings. While solving problems or trying to ‘learn’ new information, the brain copes up in certain ways, which have been studied and theorized by Sweller.

Does Your Brain Need Santa Claus?

Learningtogo

One key to understanding why magical thinking exists is to understand the brain’s capacity to predict future events based on past experience. One theory is that these myths help our brain perform its primary function – to keep us alive. The brain is still a gigantic mystery.

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Does Your Brain Need Santa Claus?

Learningtogo

One key to understanding why magical thinking exists is to understand the brain’s capacity to predict future events based on past experience. One theory is that these myths help our brain perform its primary function – to keep us alive. The brain is still a gigantic mystery.

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Adult learning theories for instructional designers: Experiential learning

Matrix

Reading is good for the brain. Continuing our series about adult learning theories series that instructional designers should know before creating training courses, we’ll explore experiential learning today. The Theory of Experiential Learning.

Your Bayesian Brain – Are you wired for statistics?

Learningtogo

You may have a Bayesian brain. Basically, Bayesian theory states that you can predict the likelihood of future outcomes based on the frequency of events in the past. So what does all this math have to do with the brain? Hermann von Helmholtz theorized that the brain takes a Bayesian approach to understanding the world, internally interpreting (some would say “ constructing “) a model of the world that is constantly tested and revised based on experience.

This is Your Brain on eLearning/Online Learning

TOPYX LMS

eLearning, also known as online learning, isn’t just good for a company’s bottom line; it is also excellent for the human brain. Any theory that learning primarily through a digital mode is unhealthy is being disproved as eLearning experts find that online learning nourishes the mind and results in much greater learning outcomes. This is Your Brain on eLearning/Online Learning. A brain that regularly participates in online learning is a happy brain.

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Adult learning theories for instructional designers: Transformative learning

Matrix

The theory of transformative learning has been developed by Jack Mezirow. Faced with new challenges on the horizon, L&D professionals have to keep up with the latest adult learning theories. We often hear about “A-ha!”

Your Brain Needs a Vacation

Learningtogo

Your brain uses these new sensations to build new neural pathways, and the break from routine stimulates higher, more creative thought while it reduces stress. Here are some books you can get right from the ATD store: The Brain-Friendly Workplace by Erika Garms. This book offers five practical strategies you can implement today to make your workplace more compatible with how our brains work. Want to delve deeper into the theory?

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Cognitive Load Theory and Employee Training

Mindflash

And the human brain can only process a few pieces of information at a time. In psychology, this concept is known as Cognitive Load Theory. In this article, you’ll learn what this theory entails and how you can create a training program that doesn’t overwhelm your employees DAVE ANDERSON | 5 MIN READ. Thinking back, you can probably recall a class in school where you were always a couple of steps behind the teacher’s lecture.

Brain science meets social media

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Brain learning is currently a hot topic in the Netherlands amongst learning professionals. They interviewed various scientists and are translating new insights from brain science into practical consequences for organising effective learning situations. We hope to combine insights from brain science with the way you can use social media in learning processes. The brain of connections - Brains are not static, but dynamic and changing.

Explaining the Dual Coding Theory

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Research has long investigated how to maximize learning and the capabilities of our brain. One theory that hypothesizes the expansion of knowledge retrieval states that visual cues improve recall. It is called the Dual Coding Theory. What is Dual Coding Theory? In the core of Dual Coding Theory lies the attempt to prompt learning and expand on learning material through verbal associations and visual imagery. How exactly should I interpret the theory?

Do you have snakes in your brain?

Learningtogo

However, a recent study suggests that early, long-term exposure to snakes may have actually influenced the evolution of the human brain. Brain as a survival machine. Like all other life on this planet, humans evolved in order to survive, and our brains have become spectacular survival machines. By understanding the threats our earliest ancestors faced in our early history, we can understand why our brains function the way they do today.

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Which Learning Theories are Right for Your Organization?

LearnUpon

There are lots of learning theories out there, but they are not a one size fits all thing. Your learning & development team should investigate the different theories and decide which ones suit the type of training you need to deliver, and the company culture you’re creating . Once you’ve nailed down the learning theory you’re basing your training off, you can implement it with your LMS. 7 popular corporate training learning theories to try. Adult Learning Theory.

Cognitive Dissonance Theory

Ed App

An aspect of the cognitive dissonance theory is forced compliance behaviour, whereby learners are forced to do something they they do not want to. However, as with most theories, there are limitations of cognitive dissonance. As with any behavioural theory, it is assuming how individuals will act based on their context. The post Cognitive Dissonance Theory appeared first on EdApp Microlearning Blog.

Brain science for learning: 10 experts to follow

Sponge UK

Cognitive science (often called brain science) is an exciting field of study that covers many disciplines. More and more L&D professionals are using this scientific-based research to inform their thinking but it can be hard to stay on top of new theories. We’ve curated a list of ten ‘brain science experts’ for learning, including neuroscientists, psychologists and learning leaders who reference research-backed techniques. Read: Brain rules Watch: How does the brain work?

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Does Your Brain Need Santa Claus?

Learningtogo

In fact, it may be a coping mechanism invented by the brain to help us explain the world. We know that our brains have evolved to become “ survival machines ,” so how does an illogical belief keep us alive? One key to understanding why magical thinking exists is to understand the brain’s capacity to predict future events based on past experience. One theory is that these myths help our brain perform its primary function – to keep us alive.

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On principle, practice, experimentation, and theory

Clark Quinn

John Sweller’s Cognitive Load Theory ). Otherwise: look to what others do, but don’t try to immediately adopt their practices, look to find the underlying principles and adapt those, look to theories folks have proposed, and see how they might guide your approach, bring in someone who’s had experience doing this, or, think through it yourself, conceptualize the relationships, and determine what should be appropriate approaches.

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Using Brain Science to Improve Learning

Adobe Captivate

Neuroscientists have discovered that the brain levers four variables during the learning process. After reading this blog, you should also be able to identify eLearning design that is not conducive to learning, according to brain science. The areas of the brain that work together to make learning happen are; the hippocampus, the neurotransmitter dopamine and the amygdala. Neurotransmitters are chemicals that communicate information throughout our brain and body.

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Grammar Theory Test

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Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner by Jon on January 11, 2011 in Informal Learning , social learning The idea that right brained thinkers will dominate business in the coming century has been gaining momentum since it was first popularized several years ago by Dan Pink in his bestselling book A Whole New Mind.

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Does Your Brain Need Santa Claus?

Learningtogo

In fact, it may be a coping mechanism invented by the brain to help us explain the world. We know that our brains have evolved to become “ survival machines ,” so how does an illogical belief keep us alive? One key to understanding why magical thinking exists is to understand the brain’s capacity to predict future events based on past experience. One theory is that these myths help our brain perform its primary function – to keep us alive.

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The theory of psychological safety and what it means for your organization

Matrix

In her own telling , that lead her into the research of mistakes and how these are relevant to educational outcomes and ultimately to the theory of psychological safety and its influence on the way teams deal with and learn from individual and collective errors.

Using PPts Online & Dual-Coding Theory

Coffee and Design

Cognitive psychologists like Allan Paivio would argue that this form of instruction affords the “dual-coding theory” because both visual and verbal information is processed (see image). By providing the learner instruction through separate channels, the brain is able to create and store separate representations of information. Before we tackle this question let’s apply the theory to another face-to-face situation.

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Ho Ho Ho! Why Your Brain Needs Santa Claus

Learningtogo

In fact, it may be a coping mechanism invented by the brain to help us explain the world. We know that our brains have evolved to become “ survival machines ,” so how does an illogical belief keep us alive? One key to understanding why magical thinking exists is to understand the brain’s capacity to predict future events based on past experience. One theory is that these myths help our brain perform its primary function – to keep us alive.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle.

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How to make brain-friendly learning that sticks (Expert interview)

Elucidat

What does it take to make brain-friendly learning? Stella offers six key ways you can work with the brain to help make learning stick, all wrapped up in the useful (and brain friendly) acronym: LEARNS. Learning design: meet brain science. Learning Psychologist Stella Collins knows a thing or two about making brain-friendly learning. In the past, a lot of people have had theories and models about how to teach. It’s basic brain science.

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