How Learning Theories Affect eLearning?

eLearning Industry

Learning theories were created as a basis to explain, describe, analyze and predict how learning should take place. It is important for eLearning professionals to understand how learning takes place because they are in the business of helping people learn.

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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?

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The Andragogy Secret: How To Use Adult Learning Theory To Drive L&D Engagement Success

Lambda Solutions

What is Adult Learning Theory? Now more than ever, the need to revisit how we apply adult learning theories in the context of corporate learning and development setting. What is Adult Learning Theory? An Essential Guide to Andragogy for Learning Businesses, Celisa Steele, [link].

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Explaining the Dual Coding Theory

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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? Within the theory, there are three different types of processing.

Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

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. Learning Theories Simplified.

Nudge-Learning: The Theory and The Relevance

Harbinger Interactive Learning

We plan to write a series of blog posts on this methodology and its business effectiveness. The theory behind nudge-learning. The nudge theory is highly relevant and useful for L&D professionals. Sometimes what you need is a nudge to learn. Setting the context.

How to Use Constructivist Learning Theory in a Corporate Environment

LearnUpon

Constructivist Learning Theory is centered around the idea that learners are active participants in their own learning and training. The theory was pioneered by educational philosophers and reformers including Jean Piaget, John Dewey and Maria Montessori, among others in the late 19th century.

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

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With this as the background, learning experts ascertain that there are a number of pedagogical theories that can be utilized when creating a mobile learning strategy: Behaviorist learning. This theory provides learners a problem that is based on the real-life situations they often encounter.

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Unravelling The Relevance Of Social Cognitive Theory in Online Learning

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This leads us to the theory by psychologist Albert Bandura known as the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. What is Social Cognitive Theory? Started as the ‘Social learning theory’ in the 1960s by Albert Bandura, it is widely used in psychology, education and communication domains.

Build An Air-tight Business Case For A Learning Platform

Docebo

Get internal buy-in from your key decision makers with an air-tight business case. This means it takes time to build a learning platform business case for the enterprise. 3 Keys To Building an Airtight Business Case For a Learning Platform.

What Is the Sensory Semantic Theory?

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Nelson explained this phenomenon with his sensory semantic theory. Pictures have another advantage over words: According to the sensory semantic theory pictures also assess meaning more directly than words. What Is the Sensory Semantic Theory?

Changing Behaviors: Using Nudge Theory to Engage Your Learners

HT2 Labs

Over a 10-week period, the OLX will explore the following crucial elements of using data for your workplace learning program: Data, Nudges & Learning Data & Course Design Data & Business Benefits. Centring on elements of Nudge Theory, during week one of the OLX we discussed how its principles can be applied in digital L&D initiatives to provide a more personal and compelling experience for the learner. What is Nudge Theory?

Myth #4: The 70:20:10 learning model is a rule, a law or a theory

Docebo

70:20:10 isn’t a strict rule or theory for how much of a certain learning modality should be delivered and when, but it’s simply a framework to help extend the focus on collaborative learning beyond the classroom, workshop and elearning approach. Is 70:20:10 a ‘rule’ or a ‘law?’

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Implications of the Self Determination Theory in the workplace

Matrix

Having talked (albeit rather briefly, considering the extensive literature and research on the subject) about the Self Determination Theory , it’s only logical to have a look at the way this theory can have a positive impact in organizations throughout the world.

How To Use Bloom's Taxonomy For Business

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Learning is Everybody’s Business

Origin Learning

Learning is Everybody Business. In three months time, the employee will be again appraised specifically on his/her Business Communication skills. Three months is not all the time in the world to become proficient in Business Communication.

Understanding employee motivation with the Self Determination Theory

Matrix

There are several theories of motivation. One theory that has all the right ingredients for making sense in the modern reality and that displays a high degree of applicability both in education and business organizations is the Self Determination Theory.

Applying the Social Learning Theory to online training

Matrix

This leads us to what is known as the ‘Social Learning Theory.’. The Social Learning Theory. The Social Learning Theory is a theoretical perspective in which the focus of the study is learning by observing others. Psychologist Albert Bandura proposed this theory in the 1960s.

Love-Hate Theory, Learner Motivation, Connectivism and Other Such Thoughts.

ID Reflections

You can read the post here: Business-driven Learning and LH Theory (Love-Hate Theory). This triggered thoughts related to learner motivation and how even a “business driven” or “business centric” program benefit from motivated learners. This further led me to mull over some of the fundamental theories all of us IDs start out our ID career armed with. From a business perspective, they are cheaper and faster to create and deliver.

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The Secret to Connecting Online Training to Business Performance

Docebo

Taylor’s theory of scientific management, published in 1911, focuses on economic efficiency and assumes that efficiency is best delivered by high levels of standardization in highly-structured organizations. . Connecting It All To Business Performance.

Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

After the crash of the dot com era in 2001, entrepreneurs were worried about the next big thing that would be basically the breakthrough technology to support business operations and decision making. Let’s scroll through some factors that determine successful business digitals: 1.

A Quick, No-Nonsense Guide to Basic Instructional Design Theory

SHIFT eLearning

A lot of eLearning professionals, especially those who have just started with their practice, often ask about the need for theory. Why bother with an instructional design theory at all? Practice and theory actually goes hand in hand. Taxonomy of Learning Theories.

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Towards a “Maturity Model” for Learning Businesses

Web Courseworks

Not only that: it provides a pathway to creating successful adult learning businesses. Higher ed institutions and communities of practice like state and national associations may not always want to admit it, but we are in the business of learning, and our goal is “putting butts in the seats.”

How to Upskill Your Employees with Business Application Training

Hurix Digital

This is where business application training and other types of corporate training programs come into the picture. Here people aren’t just learning new skills in theory but acquiring practical knowledge that can open up new job avenues. Key Benefits of Business Application Training.

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. In order to establish an effective learning program, there must be a great consideration for the future needs of the day to day business, and the workforce themselves. It appears that the work of a learning professional is never done.

Successful Business Negotiation Strategies

KnowledgeCity

Your promotion has come through and a whole new set of responsibilities along with it, including business negotiations. Even though you may understand the art and theory of negotiating the best possible deal for your company, sitting face-to-face with the other side can be a daunting experience. What do you need to navigate a successful business negotiation, ensuring the best outcome for your side while maintaining optimal relationships with those across the table?

The fun theory

Saffron Interactive

The results of each project have been documented on video and can been seen on the Fun Theory website. For VW, the Fun Theory website acts as a positive influence on their brand name even though it doesn’t have any real relevance to the world of automobiles or their day-to-day business. This is not always the case when you are trying to change behaviours in other lines of business, but that is not to say that it cannot be achieved!

70:20:10: Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. In order to establish an effective learning program, there must be a great consideration for the future needs of the day to day business, and the workforce themselves. It appears that the work of a learning professional is never done.

Micro-learning’s unsung sibling

E-Learning Provocateur

I recommend reading up on the forgetting curve, subsumption theory, Piaget, cognitive load, the spacing effect and interleaving. Hence, micro-assessment can be leveraged to execute an assessment first strategy, thereby increasing the relevance of the L&D service offering to the business.

Why You Absolutely Need Gamification in E-Learning

Docebo

Creating business impact isn’t the result of hitting your quota on your learning platform, but rather when your learners successfully take away valuable knowledge that improves their performance.

Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

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. Learning by force is passé. How do organizations engage with young, trendy, and tech-savvy people when it comes to learning and development?

Creativity is Crucial for Generating Business Results in 2020

KnowledgeCity

Let’s explore the ways creativity is beneficial to business environments. All of life’s problems require creativity, and the business world is no exception. In fact, 82 percent of companies believe that there is a strong correlation between creativity and business results.

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Is your eLearning business dependent on a fragmented network of software programs?

Academy of Mine

However, there is a risk associated with so much dependence: when technology goes awry businesses may suffer operational complications with major financial implications, with the added possibility of all business functions coming to a screeching halt (and business owners with massive headaches).

Why Understanding the Employee Lifecycle is Essential for Business Growth

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And business is powered, first and foremost, by people. This requires developing a strong understanding of the different stages of the employee lifecycle and how the different stages can be optimised for sustained business growth.

Re-thinking Learning and Performance from a Business Standpoint

ID Reflections

A friend rightly pointed out that while theories and hypothesis are all good, how does one actually deal with the challenge in practice? Why are businesses failing? For a business leader / CEO or anyone else responsible for the bottom line and for sanctioning the training money, learning doesn’t really matter. It’s the business continuity and profit that are the yardsticks of successful performance. Performance looks for the gaps in business.