What is Adult Learning Theory?

LearnUpon

Every trainer’s ambition is to make corporate learning as impactful and engaging as possible. Adult Learning Theory, also known as a ndragogy is a concept that has been around for years. What is Adult Learning Theory? Readiness to Learn.

Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

Understanding the way people learn allows you to create better training. Finding relevant research and studies has become easier, but relating them to the way your business works can be more of a challenge. These 10 learning theory books offer a range of approaches and specialities.

Harnessing Learning Theories for the Mobile Platform: A m-learning perspective

G-Cube

With the growing utility of mobiles devices in our everyday lives, the Training & Learning industry is realizing that learners are spending a large chunk of their time on their smartphones or tablets. m-Learning fits well within this learning paradigm. Problem-based Learning.

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Learning is Everybody’s Business

Origin Learning

Facebook 1 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 5 Pinterest 0 In our previous blog , we articulated how a judicious mix of instructor-led and online learning strategies will make your organization conducive for learning. Basically, learning per se has become a social cognitive process.

Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

Learning by force is passé. How do organizations engage with young, trendy, and tech-savvy people when it comes to learning and development? In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking.

The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

Although gamification and game-based learning have been around for a few years, only recently are training departments beginning to take these learning and engagement methods seriously. So how do you make the business cases for the gamification of corporate training?

Learning Theories, Innovation, eLearning, & Leadership

Big Dog, Little Dog

Your Learning Theory Explored - Elliott Masie. Stanton Wortham, a leading researcher from the Wharton/University of Penn program on Learning Leadership explores learning theories and our occasional contradictions. Five Common Mistakes in Innovation - Business Week. How Long Should an E-learning Course Be?

Knowledge Is in the Cards

Association eLearning

I figured I’d have some fun playing with friends and then go about business as usual. I was recently introduced to a card game called Dixit. The goal is to figure out which picture card another player is thinking of, based on a hint they provide.

eLearning Pet Peeves

Association eLearning

If their brains have to work overtime to figure out what they’re looking at or supposed to be doing, they’re not in a good state for learning. I highly recommend The Non-Designer’s Design Book, by Robin Williams, for learning the ropes.

Knowledge Is in the Cards

Association eLearning

I figured I’d have some fun playing with friends and then go about business as usual. I was recently introduced to a card game called Dixit. The goal is to figure out which picture card another player is thinking of, based on a hint they provide.

Videos in eLearning: A Snack Sized Solution

Association eLearning

Microlearning is booming because we’re busy, our attention spans are small, and we want a snack sized solution to our immediate knowledge need. Have the learner summarize what they learned. According to the website fortunelords.com, YouTube is the 3 rd most visited website in the world.

Be a Learner, Try Something New

Association eLearning

You’re busy. You learn the most when starting something completely new. Many games only require a limited time investment so they can be a quick, fun way to learn something new. There’s plenty that can be learned from books, both non-fiction and fiction.

Learning Objectives and GPS

Association eLearning

Your supervisor stops by and says they’re super busy. That’s how learners can feel if training’s learning objectives aren’t set up well. There are really two main types of learning objectives. The post Learning Objectives and GPS appeared first on Knowledge Direct.

Binge Training

Your Training Edge

Being a professional training and development programs developer and executor, I feel that globalization, new technologies and rising prices of energy are impacting all businesses, whether they realize it or not.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 3 Facts About Mindset In Learning

Learnnovators

Mindset is an often ignored yet crucial factor in learning. Here are three well established aspects of mindset in learning, and each is supported with tips for learning designers to make the most of them. INTEREST DRIVES LEARNING.

Motivation is More Important Than Information

Association eLearning

If root cause analysis reveals that a business’ employees “just don’t care,” all the information and training in the world won’t improve their job performance. When it comes to learning, motivation is critical for gaining attention and encoding new information in the brain.

The Powerful Secret Behind Your Learning Style

Learnnovators

What’s your learning style? It’s a hard choice, especially since according to one comprehensive study there are over 71 learning styles from a range of different models. The good news is that there is a powerful secret behind your learning style. Want to learn bollywood dancing?

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general.

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

You can help your members over the skills gap with competency based learning, career focused training, and micro-credentialing. Give me a learning path, a journey, and support that journey with the courses I need to be better, to grow from an entry level marketing associate to a CMO.

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Essentially the Web is not just evolving gradually as it absorbs the impact of smartphones and social media; it’s changing so radically that it might be better to look at what’s happening as the birth of an entirely new concept of internet interactivity and learning.

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Inspiring E-Learning Quotes from the Great Masters

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: Where is e-learning heading? If you had been following us, you would already know that it’s almost a year since we started publishing our Crystal Balling interview series with some of the great masters in the e-learning industry. How would people learn in future?

Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

eLearning Learning Hot List. Top 100 Learning Game Resources - Upside Learning Blog , June 24, 2009. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Where Organizations Go Wrong With e-Learning - MinuteBio , June 20, 2009. It’s not enough to be a professional, you also have to act like one - Clive on Learning , June 25, 2009. Learning Visions , June 26, 2009. Clive on Learning , June 22, 2009. Learning Theory (7).

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap

Association eLearning

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap was originally published in the IACET blog as a guest post by Digitec President Jack McGrath. A Social Learning Network. Within this model, Billy can modify his learning profile to target that new role.

Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers

Learnnovators

It defines over 470 key terms for instructional designers.” ~ Connie Malamed , on ID Guru, the performance support App for learning designers. THE JOURNEY: Connie Malamed was one of the first in the learning industry to design and develop an app for learning designers.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 2

E-Learning Provocateur

Following the modest success of my first book , I decided to fulfil the promise of its subtitle and publish E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 2. As in the first volume, my intent is to provoke deeper thinking across a range of e-learning related themes in the workplace, including: • social business. • informal learning. • mobile learning. • critical theory.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

A bit more conscious thinking behind why, when and how we use these platforms can transform our daily meandering interactions into purposeful habits around learning, sharing and community building. The former leads to focused learning and the latter leads to serendipitous discoveries.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning that really works. For a learning experience design to be truly effective, it has to have a focus. That focus is the outcome that the learning experience is designed to achieve. So, the starting point of a learning design has to be the objective that will achieve the outcome. Our successes should be business successes!

E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 2

E-Learning Provocateur

Following the modest success of my first book , I decided to fulfil the promise of its subtitle and publish E-Learning Provocateur: Volume 2. • informal learning. • mobile learning. • critical theory.

Keep Your L&D Flexible Especially Because of These Drivers for Change

Clarity Consultants

Your ability to stay flexible, especially in your efforts for Learning and Development, are critical to allowing your business to have those quick-twitch reflexes to react and operate across different organizational landscapes. Businesses are a constantly evolving. Learning Theories

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Avoiding Anarchy in Social Learning

Dashe & Thomson

A lot of commentators writing about social learning today stress the importance of keeping it free from rules or overarching control. Self-directed learning is the best. Central to these tenets of social learning is the importance of keeping things unfettered.

Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation

Learnnovators

Level 1 Evaluation – Reactions: Level one serves to be the gauge – it evaluates how participants/trainees react to the training program or learning experience. The most common learning evaluation tools are assessments or tests conducted before and after the training.

Keep Your L&D Flexible Especially Because of These Drivers for Change

Clarity Consultants

Your ability to stay flexible , especially in your efforts for Learning and Development , are critical to allowing your business to have those quick-twitch reflexes to react and operate across different organizational landscapes. Businesses are a constantly evolving.

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Keep Your L&D Flexible Especially Because of These Drivers for Change

Clarity Consultants

Your ability to stay flexible, especially in your efforts for Learning and Development, are critical to allowing your business to have those quick-twitch reflexes to react and operate across different organizational landscapes. Businesses are a constantly evolving. Learning Theories

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Teaching Organizational Learning, Part 1

The E-Learning Curve

Chris Argyris, Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School, has made significant contributions to the development of organizational learning theory and experiential learning. Any company that aspires to succeed in the tougher business environment.must first resolve a basic dilemma: success in the marketplace increasingly depends on learning, yet most people don’t know how to learn.

Gamification

Obsidian Learning

In a nutshell, it’s incorporating gaming into learning. You should be able to connect your game elements to your desired learning outcomes. Elearning gamification is about learning – yes, but stakeholders will want to know how it will increase ROI.

A New Year’s Resolution: Remove the Fluff from eLearning

Integrated Learnings

If you had to offer business justification for each slide and activity in your eLearning lesson to your client, could you consistently make a compelling case? This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , specializing in rapid eLearning design and development projects. Instructional Design Discovery Learning Scenario-Based Learning eLearning Learning Theory Cognitive TheoryBy Shelley A. Gable.