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.

3 Tips for Creating the Right Enterprise Learning Environment

Docebo

For success, you need the right environment, one that can accommodate varied learners and program components, delivering powerful experiences and program management at scale. 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.

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Create an Active and Collaborative Learning Environment for your Course

TalentLMS

We are talking about action plans derived from the learning resources presented in the course. When your learners talk about 101 ways to apply a learning resource, that’s when the course is successful. The question for this article is: How do we create such successful courses? Then we will determine how to create active collaborative environments in each. Passive and collaborative learning. Active and alone learning.

How To Train Remote Employees In A Virtual Learning Environment

Obsidian Learning

Through the prism of the 10 Principles of Customer Strategy, this article examines the question of how to train remote employees in a virtual learning environment. The scale and impact of this event may never be fully appreciated, but from our view as learning and development professionals one thing is clear: for some time to come there will be limited in-person training, coaching and mentoring and more online, virtual, digital training, coaching and mentoring.

Unleashing Superheroes – Learning Style

Growth Engineering

This week I explore how tapping into different learning styles lets you build engaging online training for different types of learner and Unleash Superheroes in your organisation! Most of all it’s time to pack away the woolies, bring out the superhero spring wardrobe and check out this season’s styles! This week, as I dusted off my favourite seasonal superhero cape, I pondered a style dilemma of the non-fashion variety. How many styles are there?

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.

Experiential Workplace Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Experiential learning theory (ELT) describes learning as “the process whereby knowledge is created through the transformation of experience” Experiential Workplace Learning is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

How to Create Personalized Learning Paths for Higher Education Students

Hurix Digital

Personalized learning paths offer an exciting solution to some of these challenges by primarily focusing on the specific needs of individual students in the higher education space. Related Read: 6 Pro Tips to Create Great Custom eLearning Paths. What is a Personalized Learning Path?

[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.

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.

6 Pro Tips to Create Great Custom eLearning Paths

Hurix Digital

Custom learning paths follow a learner-centered approach that emphasizes the goals, preferences, and objectives of learners. Some of these include – Creating a well-structured training program for employees. An opportunity to address an individual’s needs and specific learning styles. Also Watch the Video Below on: Transform your Training Program With Learning Paths. 6 tips to create custom learning paths for employees.

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.

[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.

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 RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

Faculty and training managers have the best interests and intentions in mind to develop learning programs for their learners. With the widespread use of platform independent eLearning, instructors scramble to convert their existing courses’ content into online learning material. Unfortunately, most trainers and faculty believe that the deployment of powerpoint and pdf notes on a learning management system equals the development of eLearning content.

Creating Successful Online Courses with Emerging Technologies

DigitalChalk eLearning

The e-learning industry has been booming for the last 15 years and it continues to grow in popularity and with technological advances. I have been teaching in the online classroom for the last 15 years and have been able to see the very beginning of e-learning as well as the most current e-learning technologies. We decided we needed to fish were the fish were and start integrating in social media into the e-learning environment.

5 Amazingly Effective Strategies to Convert Your ILT Program to High-impact Virtual Training

EI Design

Virtual Training shouldn’t be confused with online training or distance learning. L&D professionals deliver Virtual Training using simulated learning environments. Flexibility: Learn when/where you want (especially from home!). Scalability: Supports learning needs of small as well as expanding, large remote workforce. Adaptability: Is available on multiple learning devices, platforms, and operating environments. What Is Virtual Training?

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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. Students enjoy freedom to learn and experiment.

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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. Students enjoy freedom to learn and experiment.

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The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

Faculty and training managers have the best interests and intentions in mind to develop learning programs for their learners. With the widespread use of platform independent eLearning, instructors scramble to convert their existing courses’ content into online learning material. Unfortunately, most trainers and faculty believe that the deployment of powerpoint and pdf notes on a learning management system equals the development of eLearning content.

Learning theories

Ed App

Five Current Learning Theories. Learning theories unpack complex cognitive processes and provide useful mental models for educators to structure and design courses around, while also providing insights on best practice during and after learning experiences. However, even for the most experienced educator, navigating through the multitude of learning theories out there can be a daunting experience. Five Learning Theories. Learning Theorists — A Chronology.

Creating a Style Guide for Effective E-Learning Experiences

CommLab India

We looked at how style guides are important in establishing consistency and regularity in e-learning products that are professional and polished, in our last blog. Having your own style guide, reflecting your institution’s preferences is the first step in standardizing the style elements in e-learning. Creating a standard style guide saves time, effort, and the cost of bringing out a consistent and standardized output. Graphics styles and sizes.

Five Tips for Creating An Effective Blended Training Program

SkyPrep

A blended training program is one that trains employees by combining an in-person component, with an online training component through a hosted Learning Management System or online training software. Creating blended learning opportunities that include an online training software for your training programs has many advantages. Mixing components from online and face-to-face learning can help you maximize employee understanding and retention of information.

It takes all sorts

Learning with e's

You've probably guessed that I'm very pleased with the way they have applied themselves to the task of identifying key e-learning research areas, and then designing their projects as self-organised studies. They have been involved with the international Atlantis Project for the past year, which among other things took them to Cork in Ireland and Frankfurt/Darmstadt in Germany for 2 weeks, where they were engaged fully in international collaborative e-learning research.

Everything You Need to Know About Learning and Development Modernization

InfoPro Learning

With significant investments in content development, companies should search for ways to re-purpose content across various learning programs. Here at InfoPro Learning, we believe that modernization is a key to success for learning programs that lead to business performance results. Modernization strategies are not just for old content, but also creating new content for strategic reuse and increased engagement. Learn how to maximize your training ROI today!

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. => Dunlap Learning 2.0

Personalized Learning: What is it and What are it’s Benefits?

Learnkit

Personalized Learning is a common buzzword in today’s education industry. With all the buzz, it can be difficult to fully understand what personalized learning is and how you can effectively use it. Personalized Learning is a form of education that’s built around your learner. It uses their interests, inspirations, and learning needs to build targeted content that is engaging and effective. Adaptable and Flexible Learning. – Blended Learning.

How to Incorporate Flexible Learning Into Your Online Courses

LearnDash

Here’s how flexible learning can help. Flexible learning is naturally suited to e-learning and online courses. With the focus on mastering the material and online studies, flexible learning naturally lends itself well to this type of educational course. What is Flexible Learning? Flexible learning describes a learner-focused learning environment that caters to different learning styles and preferred teaching environments.

Popular Trends Of 2016 – Shaping The E-Learning Industry Today And Tomorrow

G-Cube

There are many stages in the corporate world where employees need learning the most – whether they want to learn for the first time or to increase their existing knowledge by further learning opportunities. Learning support is required when they are trying to recall what they learnt or something has changed within what they have learnt. In a personalized learning environment, contents display is adapted to individual learning styles and needs.

4 Online Learning Trends That Will Impact the Future of Corporate Learning

TOPYX LMS

Because eLearning and corporate learning are often so interwoven, online learning trends shape the arena of corporate learning in particular. Some eLearning trends may be negatively affecting corporate learning, but many are making a positive impact on the way corporations train their employees. 4 Online Learning Trends That Will Impact the Future of Corporate Learning. Corporate learning develops employees by making them more skilled and competitive.

LMS Software Provides Top-Notch Learning Experiences

TOPYX LMS

With all the funds billowing into this market, it has the revenue needed to develop new and exciting types of software that make online learning a great experience for both learners and trainers. It takes skilled instructors to carefully create content, teach lessons, guide student-learning paths, and distribute tests that overview industry-specific procedures and protocols. There’s no doubt that learners love LMS-based learning.

5 Tips for Applying Differentiated Instruction in eLearning

TalentLMS

Learning styles are not a new adult learning concept. In fact, psychologists have been discussing the categorization of learning environments according to learner types. Previously, these concepts were thought to be possible only in the live learning environments. But with the proliferation of educational technology tools, all popular learning styles can be catered. Not all adult learners learn alike!

How to Improve Student Learning Outcomes with Digital Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

Educators have noticed that when technology is integrated into the curriculum, students tend to demonstrate an eagerness to learn. With the steady rise in digital learning materials, and the various interactive elements being incorporated into these digital resources, the teaching faculty is hoping to create an engaging learning environment and improve student learning outcomes. How to improve your students’ learning outcomes?

The LMS Of “Now” And How You Can Leverage It

Upside Learning

Driven by the rapidly changing way the people learn in the workplace today, Learning Management Systems have had to keep pace and change in their design and capability to deliver what today’s learner is asking for. The LMS of “Now” have moved quickly to become a more encompassing learning environment and platform, capable of delivering learning and supporting performance across organizations and playing a key role in managing talent.

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