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Use Your Team’s Learning Style to Your Advantage

KnowledgeCity

One way to effectively ensure employees properly absorb all that information and put it to good use is to understand each workers’s personal learning style. What is Your Learning Style? “No No longer can employees, managers, and others in the business community ignore the fact that the workplace is changing. Professionals come to the workplace with a variety of personalities, skill sets, aptitudes, abilities, and learning styles.”.

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Are Learning Styles a Myth? Challenging Assumptions About How People Learn Best

Maestro

What’s your learning style? At one point or another, most of us have expressed our learning styles and learning preferences: maybe you consider yourself a visual learner; maybe you consistently get tripped up when listening to audio lectures.

So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I went looking for a learning style test for an online course. I thought a learning style test was a nice ramp up for an exercise where people had to blog about their own facilitator style - from the idea that it is good to know your own preferences and biases as a trainer/facilitator. I asked a question about learning styles on Twitter and in Jane Hart's social learning community and got some good responses which made me really think!

Learning Styles in Training Development: Truth or Myth?

Trivantis

But how significant really is my “learning style” (visual vs. auditory vs. kinesthetic) in the learning and development community? Many studies from the last few years suggest that learning styles are a myth, a fad, a waste of time, etc. I did some more research to read (visual learner here) about both sides of this learning theory in the education and eLearning communities. The post Learning Styles in Training Development: Truth or Myth?

Using Kolb’s Learning Styles To Create Engaging Custom eLearning Courses

Adobe Captivate

Kolb’s learning styles help in understanding what works well when we are designing courses. An intricate model, Kolb’s learning cycle is often used to explain the learning process. How To Use Kolb’s Learning Styles To Create Engaging Custom eLearning: Overview Of The Model. Kolb’s model suggests that all learning happens due to real-world experiences which then help people form mental models of that experience. Learning Styles.

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.

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.

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.

Learning Styles Don't Exist

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

This is another great video talking about the Myth of Learning Styles. I think they have more to tell us about how we should be developing learning solutions than just about anyone. John Medina , who is keynoting DevLearn08 , also shoots down the theory of learning styles. My question to the e-Learning Development community is.

Collateral damage

E-Learning Provocateur

The L&D community may be divided into two camps: (1) Those for whom the mere mention of learning styles makes their blood boil; and (2) Those who are inexplicably unaware of the hullabaloo and are thus oblivious to the aforementioned boiling of blood. By this I mean regardless of the existence or impact of learning styles, a phenomenon that enjoys universal recognition is that of learner preferences.

Learning Communities List

Tony Karrer

As we are wrapping up the week for Learn Trends , one of the questions we faced was what to do with the Ning community that sprung up to support the conference. I'm pretty sure we are going to leave it up, but I'm also pretty sure that it will sit fairly dormant until the next learning event. The discussion today suggested that it would be nice if there were a way to transfer the connections being made during the conference out to other networks or learning communities.

Learning Thursday #1: Mobile Technologies in Education

Adobe Captivate

We’re almost to the new year, so I figure I’ll start a new blog post series. I’m going to put out a new learning and development article every other week that has a unique perspective. Learning bridges: Mobile technologies in education. Abstract : MyArtSpace is a service for children to spread their learning between schools and museums using mobile phones linked to a personal Web space.

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. Rise of mobile learning. Role of skill-based learning in business training.

[Free Webinar!] More Courses, Less Cost: How to Provide More Content on a Limited Budget

Adobe Captivate

Many of us have limited funds, so we start asking ourselves questions like the following: Should I develop this course or learning program in house, or purchase existing content from a vendor? In this session, Katrina Marie Baker, Senior Learning Evangelist of Adobe, will facilitate a discussion of these questions. New year, new training budget!

Creating Great Custom eLearning Courses Using Varied Interactivities

Adobe Captivate

In all strategies, one thing is for sure, we are looking for higher engagement levels as compared to standard click and learn kind of eLearning courses. In the digital learning situation, asking such questions will help learners exercise their mental faculty better. There are no right or wrong answers, but diagnostic feedback that helps learners learn about the concept better. The course was able to help the learners make better choices and improve their learning process.

The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Learning

Adobe Captivate

Artificial Intelligence (AI) makes it possible for machines to learn from experience, adjust to new inputs, and perform human-like tasks. Taking these cues, AI can also be applied to learning. In this article, I will be sharing my views about the ways in which AI can be used in learning. What The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Learning Is. Artificial Intelligence And Learning. Examples Of Artificial Intelligence In Learning. Smart Learning Content.

The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate – Coming to Orlando in February!

Adobe Captivate

I’ve wanted to put together a learning technologist certification for a long, long time. Learning geeks will unite in Orlando for our three-day learning technology program February 22-24, 2019. Day 1: Creation and Authoring Learning Tools , presented by Jeff Batt. The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate Program. Day 1 Creation and Authoring Learning Tools; Jeff Batt, Head Trainer, Learning Dojo. How to learn any new authoring tool.

10 online icebreakers

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Source: CPsquare’s foundations of communities of practice online course. You can ask them to prepare a card about a specific aspect of their lives or their own style. For instance, their own communication or learning style. For the third time I was going through all my resources- files and bookmarks to find online icebreakers. I thought I'd do myself (and you) a favour by listing the most interesting ones. 10 online icebreakers (the picture relates to number 10!):

The Health Benefits of Continued Learning

KnowledgeCity

Research findings through the past decade indicate a variety of long-term health benefits of brain stimulation through continuous learning. Regardless of age or status, the process of continued learning offers numerous health benefits for those willing to pursue it. Continued Learning Raises Self-confidence. With this increased knowledge, the thirst to learn more abounds, as does the desire to share these skills and wisdom with others.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: With Community Comes Great Responsibility

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, August 09, 2007 With Community Comes Great Responsibility In reflecting over the benefits of the first week or so of the 31 Days to Better Blogging Challenge , the biggest thing for me has been the overall boost in community. But with community comes great responsibility. (Im This is where the community part of the whole shebang really happens.

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. Integrated Learning Services, Inc.

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. In Asia, since many countries were part of the British regime, learning was more oriented towards getting the basic education that could get one a job in a government department. This has made the learning solutions industry one of the most interesting places to be in.

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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.

The Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual

Rob Hubbard

The book covers the basics of ‘what is elearning’ and selling it to your organisation through to more advanced topics such as game-based learning (from the newly anointed Dr Ben Betts – congratulations on your PhD Ben!) and social learning. Here’s what the publisher says about it: “Technology has revolutionised every aspect of our lives and how we learn is no exception. Blended Learning - Julie Wedgwood. Informal and Social Learning - Jane Hart.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, August 24, 2007 Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island As you know, Ive been trying to walk-the-talk and experiment a bit with Second Life, role my virtual sleeves up and see what all the fuss is about. This has sparked a little exchange in the comments between myself and one of the active members of the of Renaissance Island community.

5 Distinct Uses Of Self-Directed And Adaptive Learning In A Corporate Habitat

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I talk about the self-directed learning and its similarities with adaptive learning. How To Use Self-Directed And Adaptive Learning In A Corporate Habitat: 5 Ways To Consider. In my previous article on “ 6 Benefits You Should Know About Adaptive Learning in Corporate Training “, I spoke about the overview of adaptive learning and its benefits for corporate learners. Self-Directed Learning. Flexible Learning Schedule.

Using 4 Mat Model for Creating Engaging Digital Learning Experience

Adobe Captivate

The 4Mat model of instruction design is an offshoot of the Kolb’s learning styles. How exactly it can be used to create better digital learning experiences is the focus of this article. I have presented in my previous article on Kolb’s model that all learning happens due to real world experiences which then help people form mental models of that experience. In the Kolb’s learning cycle, the learning begins through an experience the learner has.

When CEs Aren’t Enough: How to Engage and Empower Learners

Association eLearning

Activities and classes are often selected based on ease and convenience to complete, not because they sound interesting or appeal to his learning style. Each evening my husband came home from his class and he couldn’t stop talking about everything he had learned, the feedback he received, and what he hoped to do better next time. They were learning by doing.

4 Psychology Backed Strategies to Keep Your Online Learners Motivated

LearnDash

Embedding a few psychological hacks or strategies into your course can help improve the learning experience and increase course completion rates. Implement multimodal learning . Cover your bases by using multimodal learning. E-Learning learning management system social learning

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. Meeting students where they are at (the assignment for the day, or last week’s problem, or others looking for further applications) is a great way to personalize the learning of each and every student. To Flip or Not to Flip: The Only Question Should Be When!

When Managing Someone New, Look To Learn First

Everwise

The best way to show you care is by listening to and learning from your new direct reports. When asked about managing someone new, our Everwise community pitched in with some concrete tips: Understand their career motivations. Asking about their motivations will show the employee that you’re committed to understanding them, their working style, and their goals. Learning your direct report’s answers to the “why?” Get to know their learning styles.

Preparing for the Next Generation Workforce – Who Are Millennials?

Infopro Learning

There is a push towards the integration of technology in training environments to enhance the learning experience, but no set limit, no defined structure, no curated approach that tells us how far we can go, or how creative we can get when leveraging technology for training. The tech savvy, next generation workforce, is a provoking force whose learning habits, characteristics, styles and expectations can guide innovation in corporate training. Learning Strategy

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. Are you familiar with the learning styles ?

How To Create an Interactive Learning School and Engage Your Learners

learnWorlds

“In the social learning system, new patterns of behavior can be acquired through direct experience or by observing the behavior of others.”, Social Learning Theory, Bandura A., How To Create an Interactive Learning School and Engage Your Learners. An Ecology of Learning.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. => Learning 2.0

How to Build a Cohort-Based Learning Platform?

Pinlearn

Cohort-based learning is a collaborative learning style where a group (cohort) of students learn simultaneously. This is typical for traditional classroom-based programs where students learn together and work on the same assignment on the same due dates.