Learning Styles and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

This post is going to be somewhat different than in the past, specifically a result of the argument of the effectiveness of learning styles and if they even exist. No one mentioned e-learning which was part of the reference, specifically related to retention. Nope, in all the counter-arguments it was focusing on one item, learning styles, which initially was going to make up only a small part of the post. Quality e-learning is interactive and engaging.

How to respond to learning-style believers

Making Change

“What do you mean, I shouldn’t accommodate people’s learning styles? You can’t tell me people don’t learn differently! I see it in the classroom all the time!” ” Maybe you’ve heard that from a classroom presenter (I have). ” Learning styles have been popularized by well-intentioned people, including possibly your professor of instructional design.

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[Free Webinar #2!] Convert Classroom Training to Blended Learning Using Your Creativity and Adobe Technology

Adobe Captivate

If you just can’t get enough of blended learning, come to my keynote session at ATD’s New England Area Conference on March 29. Convert Classroom Training To Blended Learning Using Your Creativity & Adobe Technology. Blended learning is a common buzz phrase in L&D, and it’s one that deserves attention. You may mix and match many delivery formats in order to create a learning environment that is engaging and cost-effective.

Working with Your Audience’s Learning Styles Part 3: Post Event Digital Strategy

Brella

So far we’ve covered how to incorporate learning styles into conference strategy and presentation design. Social Learning Through Social Media. Give your followers a digital learning experience not a slideshow. Instagram: If you’re going to post photos, create custom images with inspirational quotes from the event to remind your audience of their experience. Lean into Learning Modules.

Rants on Buzz Words, E-Learning Style

eLearning 24-7

A learning experience. I’ve been hearing it quite a bit in the e-learning world. “We are learning experience platform”, “learning experiences system”, “I want a learning experiences platform” – which perhaps I should let them know, that this one vendor says theirs is one, so perfect match. A learning experience. Didn’t need a generator, place had back-up, that was a learning experience.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues. I was pointed in the direction of a good article on learning styles from Harold Stolovich via Guy Wallace. A Critique of Learning Styles American Educator (Fall 1999) American Federation of Teachers.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 10, 2007 Learning Styles In 1996, when I first started working as an "instructional designer", I was taught about learning styles. In the context of e-Learning (back then it was just plain old CBT), this meant you had audio/video on the screen with timed text bullets. Obviously, there is diversity in learning.

Differentiated Instruction and Corporate Training: Accommodating Diverse Learning Styles in the Workplace

ReadyTech

In other words, n obody learns in the same way or at the same pace. Everyone can learn—but just not in the same manner. Carol Ann Tomlinson, a leader in differentiated instruction and a professor of educational leadership, foundations and policy at the University of Virginia, defines this type of instruction as the need to consider students’ individual learning styles in order to create the best learning experience possible.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: TIPP Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 31, 2006 TIPP Learning Styles Last week, all of the instructors at the school where I teach had to take an online test to assess our learning styles. The idea is that as learners, all of us have elements of these styles when we learn, although some will be stronger than others. This learner creates his or her own rules.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, August 10, 2007 More on Learning Styles Today Mark Oehlert points to Stephen Downes post Professor Pans Learning Style Teaching Method (in particular, the comments thread which I had missed as I typically just read Downes post right through the feed reader). Read about my humble moment regarding learning styles and more on my history with learning styles.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. Came across this post on Guy Wallaces Pursing Performance Blog, Debunking the Myth -- There Is No Such Thing as "Learning Styles".

How eBooks Make for Valuable Classroom Technology

MagicBox

Bringing technology tools into the classroom has proven to have positive consequences in terms of the quality of learning. The reason for this is clear – eBooks simplify learning and enhance the overall experience. Benefits of Using eBooks in Classrooms. However, the education sector has been slow in adopting classroom tech. No wonder then that research reveals the 81% of teachers accept that “tablets enrich classroom education.” Inclusive Learning.

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How eBooks Make for Valuable Classroom Technology

MagicBox

Bringing technology tools into the classroom has proven to have positive consequences in terms of the quality of learning. The reason for this is clear – eBooks simplify learning and enhance the overall experience. Benefits of Using eBooks in Classrooms. However, the education sector has been slow in adopting classroom tech. No wonder then that research reveals the 81% of teachers accept that “tablets enrich classroom education.” Inclusive Learning.

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How to Design an Effective E-Learning Strategy for the Classroom?

MagicBox

For educators and educational publishers, the goal is to provide educational content in a way that maximizes learning outcomes. This can only be achieved when the course is both flexible and personalized to the different learning styles of individual students. Fortunately, the advent of e-learning platforms has made it fairly easy to provide just such learning experiences, allowing each student to learn at their own pace. Promote Collaborative Learning.

3 Tips for Creating the Right Enterprise Learning Environment

Docebo

Here are three areas to focus upon and some tips to make sure you get it right: Enterprise Learning Styles – Blended Learning vs Hybrid Learning. Interactive Learning Experience – Gamification for Instant Gratification. Takeaways – A One-Stop-Shop Learning Platform for Your L&D Needs. Enterprise Learning Styles – Blended Learning vs Hybrid Learning.

Instructional Design: The Process – 1

Origin Learning

There have been all types of blend in learning, using all possible avenues from brick-and-mortar classrooms, virtual classrooms, eLearning, digital tutorials, videos, to xAPI tracking all forms of social or informal learning. Instructional Design (ID) is a process or systematic approach to developing the various learning courses or programs. This is an attempt to create a broad breakup of the process, along with some references for helping with the creativity.

To Flip or Not to Flip Your Classroom

TechSmith Camtasia

Guest post by South Florida State College and Florida Keys Community College instructor, Erik Christensen, written for the quarterly educator newsletter The Learning Lounge. This would enable you to shift the focus of classroom time to higher order thinking and application of knowledge. This is not a dream but can be a reality in your classroom. My Classroom. “I really enjoyed the flipped classroom. To Flip or Not to Flip: The Only Question Should Be When!

How To Easily Implement Blended Learning in the Classroom

LearnDash

Creating an online course is like taking deciding to finally paint the outside of your house. What the students can expect to learn. When students arrive into your virtual learning environment, you should set-up an introductory questionnaire or forum for them to introduce themselves and to ask any initial questions. When possible, offer the content via audio, video, and text so that multiple learning styles are addressed. blended learning

Trends in Training & Learning Management (Includes Webinar Recording & Slides)

Adobe Captivate

On November 21, I facilitated a discussion of major trends in learning and development. And here are the slides: Trends In Training & Learning Management from Katrina Baker. Join Adobe’s Senior Learning Evangelist Katrina Marie Baker for this lively conversation about the latest trends in training & development. Katrina will discuss the: Impetus behind creating and developing virtual universities. Rise of mobile learning.

Podcasting for the Classroom

OpenSesame

There are many helpful educational podcasts available for teachers and students, but educators in particular may benefit from integrating podcasts into their classroom curriculums. Introduce new technologies to the classroom. For educators looking to integrate more technology into their classroom and curriculums, podcasts are a great way to easily and professionally make content available digitally. Accomodate different learning styles.

How to Foster a Personalized Learning Culture in Classrooms?

ProProfs

The increasing importance of personalized learning forced many schools around the world to create better environments for their students. With the rise of technology in classrooms(blended-learning models, online classrooms, etc.), Though technology plays a big part in the success of personalized learning, there exist few ways where personalized learning can be achieved without the need for any technology. Learning & Training

Which is Best…Classroom vs Online Training?

eLearning Brothers

eLearning is better than classroom training! eLearning is actually just different than classroom training. Do you have enough time to put a lot of participants through a classroom experience? In these situations online training may be able to supplement and/or replace classroom instruction. Online training could help take the load off classroom crowding. You could also quickly create a “recent changes&# course to send out to previous attendees.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Founding Director – The More Than Blended Learning Company): Clive Shepherd is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning.

When Traditional Classrooms Go Digital, Education Takes The Shape Of Blended Learning

ProProfs

You might be surprised to learn that modern technology does not replace the traditional methods. Yes, blended learning software is a progeny of the education system which has gone digital. Modern learning has become a perfect mashup of traditional and contemporary methods in recent times, courtesy of the digital revolution. This is very similar to what blended learning is all about. Hybrid/Blended Learning Saves A Lot Of Time. Covers Different Learning Styles.

The Importance of Captioning Videos for the Flipped Classroom

3Play Media

Flipped learning is growing popular in American schools, and videos are a key asset to the flipped learning model. As educators’ awareness of the teaching method grows, more schools are experimenting with the flipped classroom. What is Flipped Learning? Before we explore why captioned videos are essential, let’s clarify what Flipped Learning means. And what would normally happen in the classroom (lectures) happens at home.

Recommended Research: Constructivism & Learning Technology

Adobe Captivate

Last week, we had an awesome virtual class on how to implement an effective gamification strategy within a corporate learning environment! In class, we briefly touched on some learning theories and research related to constructivism and the effective use of technology, games and gamification within the overall learning environment. I’ll create more recommended reading lists, so follow me if this sort of thing is useful to you.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “From Practice Fields to Communities of Practice”

Adobe Captivate

There have been radical shifts in thinking in recent years that have resulted in the study of social and cultural factors that influence learning. Situative perspectives typically consider the practice of and learning of a subject to be closely related processes, rather than two independent focuses. The text explores how to create a more supportive learning environment for students and what it means to learn as a member of a social group or community.

eLearning in a Geodesic World

Integrated Learnings

I recently had the privilege to attend a two-day workshop conducted by Dave Meier , the author of “ The Accelerated Learning Handbook.” Mr. Meier challenged us to always focus our material on how the learner can build his or her own learning. For eLearning, it shifts our paradigm from a course being a learning “event” to creating an entire learning environment in which the eLearning course is only a piece of the learning. By Dean Hawkinson.

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? by Barbara on March 28, 2011 in Instructional Design , performance support Accelerated Learning Mind Map While I was taking classes in curriculum design, we discussed, at great length, different learning styles: visual, auditory and kinesthetic. But now I wanted to find out more about Accelerated Learning.

The Importance of Captioning Videos for the Flipped Classroom

3Play Media

Flipped learning is growing popular in American schools, and videos are a key asset to the flipped learning model. As educators’ awareness of the teaching method grows, more schools are experimenting with the flipped classroom. What is Flipped Learning? Before we explore why captioned videos are essential, let’s clarify what Flipped Learning means. And what would normally happen in the classroom (lectures) happens at home.

8 Reasons to Create Interactive Textbooks for Engaging K-12 Students

Kitaboo on EdTech

Are you still looking for reasons to create e-textbooks for students? For K-12 students, interactive textbooks/ebooks act as a learning companion, as it offers constant interaction. For these reasons, and many more listed below, publishers should really consider creating interactive textbooks for engaging K-12 students. How Publishers Benefit from Creating Interactive Textbooks. Easy to Create. Create Audiobooks. Create a Digital Library.

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6 Immersive Self-paced Learning Strategies to Maximize the Efficiency of Virtual Training Programs

EI Design

In this article, I share 6 immersive Self-paced learning strategies for maximizing the efficiency of your Virtual Training programs. With travel restrictions and social distancing, L&D teams are looking at approaches to convert the classroom/ILT sessions to Virtual Trainings.

eLearning: Engaging All Groups of Learners

Origin Learning

Facebook 0 Twitter 1 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 4 Pinterest 0 Learning styles are individualistic in nature. In a classroom training setup, it has always been challenging to accommodate learners with different learning styles and keep them engaged throughout the teaching-and-learning cycle. On the other hand, eLearning technologies go out of the way to boost these learning strategies and engage the learner from the beginning to the end in a virtual classroom.

What Does it Take to Create Interactive Online Learning Solutions

CommLab India

No different from a classroom where a lecturer addresses a group of students. The success of any online learning solution depends on how well the student embraces the solution and actively engages with it. Lack of interactive learning is what causes many students to drop-out of e-learning courses mid-way. In corporate learning situations, organizations cannot afford to do so. So, organizations have to come up with engaging and interactive learning solutions.

Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

By leveraging automated processes and data science, they have enabled multidisciplinary and student-centric learning. Experts believe that delivering tailor-made and relevant educational content can significantly impact learning outcomes and increase learner engagement. Digital learning tools also let students take a more self-directed approach to learn and sharpen their analytical reasoning and critical thinking skills. Apple Classroom App (Image Source : [link] ).

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