Revisiting Learning Styles

Experiencing eLearning

As part of David Kelly’s Learning Styles Awareness Day , I’m revisiting the idea of learning styles. I admit that when I was taught learning styles in my education program, I didn’t question it. When I started digging into the research though, I realized that the research support for learning styles is pretty flimsy. That was never how it was applied in the classroom though.

Revisiting Learning Styles

Experiencing eLearning

As part of David Kelly’s Learning Styles Awareness Day , I’m revisiting the idea of learning styles. I admit that when I was taught learning styles in my education program, I didn’t question it.

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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.

The 3E quotient of the 70:20:10 model of learning

Origin Learning

That a paradigm shift is happening in the sphere of learning is a fact known world-over. One can enhance the learning process by embracing the latest technologies. For instance, who can forget the significance of the 70:20:10 model of learning that had its root in the Sixties?

[Free Webinar!] Convert Classroom Training To Blended Learning Using Your Creativity & Adobe Technology

Adobe Captivate

If you subscribe to the Learning Thursday blog series, you may have figured out from a recent article that I like blended learning. Blending learning allows us to deliver an experience that is tailored to students’ learning styles and preferences. I’ll facilitate a free virtual session about blended learning on April 2 at 9AM Pacific. Convert Classroom Training To Blended Learning Using Your Creativity & Adobe Technology.

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.

Training Methods that Maximize Employee Productivity

LearningZen

Training Methods to Boost Employee Performance and Morale. One study found that 91% of high-performing workers said it is important that their employer offers learning and development opportunities. Effective Employee Training Methods. E-Learning Training.

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. Research on the effectiveness of differentiated instruction shows this method benefits a wide range of students.

4 Popular Training Employee Methods

WalkMe Training Station

If you’re looking at training employee methods there are many to consider. A combination of different training employee methods brings variety, which is necessary if you’re to maximize learning retention. But what methods should you use to ensure staff absorb information correctly? If you’re seeking inspiration or simply curious to learn about how to best educate your staff, fortunately you’ve come to the right place. Continue reading for some great methods.

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). These profiles are specially designed to help adults help kids learn!

Silicon Valley Parents Question Value of Technology in Learning. Should We?

Dashe & Thomson

According to the recent New York Times series Grading the Digital School , parents in some of the most tech savvy places in America are questioning whether the investment in classroom technology is paying off. They are not allowed in the classroom ….

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter from “How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 1: “ Learning: From Speculation to Science ,” from How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School , by Bransford, Brown, and Cocking. The current methods we use to deliver learning have been shaped by research within the field of education, as well as related fields. Learning professionals now design curricula from a perspective that is more focused on the learner’s needs.

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".

eLearning Methods for Training Millennials in the Workplace

eThink Education

In order to deliver the most effective methods and practices for workplace learning and career development for millennials, trainers must acknowledge the learning preferences of this subset of learners and pay close attention to what types of training prove the most fruitful. .

Consider Generational Learning Styles and Tools

Kapp Notes

Teachers, trainers and other educators tend to teach in the same style and format in which they have been taught. For the Greatest Generation, the Boomer generation and much of Generation X, this included a linear step-by-step approach with little technology in the classroom or room for discussion. The impact the space race had on schools was to focus the teachers and the students on learning and memorizing information so they could be “smarter” than their rivals.

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. This is very similar to what blended learning is all about. Learning & Trainin

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?

Dispelling the Myth that Classroom Training is the Best

Global eTraining

While this may have been true of eLearning even ten years ago, much research has gone into innovating the eLearning method to ensure that every learner that takes a course walks away with usable knowledge and skills to make them a more productive and successful employee.

That’s not my style: Learning preferences and instructional design

Obsidian Learning

In a recent blog post published by the New York Times , Anna North noted that the concept of “learning styles” is still prevalent among educators, even though there is little empirical research to support it. Overview of Learning Styles.

It always boils down to the evidence…

Coffee and Design

In my field, there is constant discussion about if IDr’s should take individual learning styles into consideration when designing an instructional event. Let’s go back to 6 th grade science for a moment with the steps of the scientific method: Define the question.

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. Consistency is a concern with classroom content. Learning Styles.

Stop Worrying About Generation Z,Start Thinking About Learner Preferences

TalentLMS

A comfortable learning environment for your learners can boost engagement and increase completion rates. But what exactly makes a learning environment comfy? Learner Preferences: the key to a comfortable learning environment. Visual: learning is in the eye of the beholder.

Building a Corporate University: Assessment

Your Training Edge

In our next ten-part series, we will look at each phase of the University project, beginning with across the board assessment of learning needs. Before any solid plans are made for the Corporate University, you have to know the scope of the learning that will be required.

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? But now I wanted to find out more about Accelerated Learning. Those who learned kinesthetically didn’t have to draw pictures.

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?

THE EVOLUTION OF LEARNING

Origin Learning

Learning” by itself is a more personal endeavor towards gaining the required knowledge. learning, based on the demands of the land. Teaching methods were mostly didactic and the teacher-student relationship placed higher emphasis on the teacher than the student.

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Why Flipped Learning Can’t Replace Good Teaching

Magic EdTech

Flipped learning is a well-established approach to education that has been trending upward for more than a decade. In a flipped learning classroom, students learn basic content at home through videos of lectures and/or reading assignments.

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Outdated practices

Learning with e's

So I posed a question on Twitter for my professional learning network: The responses came thick and fast, from educators across the globe. Almost all focused on teacher methods and student activities. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Designing Blended Online Courses

eThink Education

VEDAMO’s Virtual Classroom is a simple solution, yet rich with features for interactive teaching that allow teachers to easily moderate online sessions. In this article, we will guide you step-by-step on how to structure your blended online training and how to take advantage of both methods.

5 Benefits of Online Training

Your Training Edge

Self-paced learning. Among the pros of online education is that you get to learn at your pace. Self-paced learning provides an individual with an opportunity to choose the study methods that best work for them. Is adaptable to various learning styles.

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.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 5

CourseArc

The beauty of online learning is that the methods and activities can be used whether students return to the classroom, learn from home, or experience a combination of both. What Role and Benefits Can Online Learning Have in the Everyday Classroom?

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Four Ways to Ensure Your Training Fits Every Learner

Mindflash

I distinctly remember a classroom program a colleague and I presented to our corporate office several years ago. The employees had fun, too, and learned a lot. He bluntly told me that his preferred method of learning was reading and trying things on his own.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

Undoing Hollywood (How I Learned to Love Teaching High School Media)

TechSmith Camtasia

Then I learned that the for-profit entity that owned our school was ending the video production program. It wasn’t the easiest of transitions, and I am still revising my procedures, assessments and methods. a maddeningly diverse range of learning styles.

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