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.

Millennial Learning Styles

Ed App

Millennials are moving into the workforce as fast as Baby Boomers are leaving, making it essential for us to understand the principal millennial learning styles of our younger generation. We have gathered ways in which variety for millennial learning styles can be incorporated into your employee learning strategy. Encourage self-directed and flexible learning. Flexible learning is instantaneously appealing to millennials as they feel supported and suited.

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Learning styles: Worth our time?

Making Change

If you had time to evaluate the research on learning styles, what would you conclude? Here’s what four cognitive psychologists concluded: “The contrast between the enormous popularity of the learning-styles approach within education and the lack of credible evidence for its utility is, in our opinion, striking and disturbing. cation of students’ learning styles has practical utility, it remains to be demonstrated.&#.

Learning styles: Worth our time?

Making Change

If you had time to evaluate the research on learning styles, what would you conclude? Here’s what four cognitive psychologists concluded: “The contrast between the enormous popularity of the learning-styles approach within education and the lack of credible evidence for its utility is, in our opinion, striking and disturbing. cation of students’ learning styles has practical utility, it remains to be demonstrated.&#.

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?

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?

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!

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. There are several different training methods that businesses can use with their staff, and each one has its pros and cons. Businesses should choose one that fits with their available resources and their employees’ learning styles. 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. 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: 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".

Making Learning Styles Come Alive in

Vignettes Learning

Story-Based Learning Design Tip: In SRIA™ (Set-up, Relate, Interpret and Apply) we allow learners to relate and reflect on an incident in order to evoke a similar experience and certain emotions. Methodical - Type 2 Learners are methodical and knowledge-based. Story-Based Learning Design Tip: In SRIA™, we allow learners to "Apply." Tip # 28 - Create Memorable Story-based Test Questions 3. Tip # 33 - "Oh my Gosh Learning!"

Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

With high stakes riding on the success of our training and development strategies, it’s time for us to unpack the importance of polished learning programs and, even more crucially, better understand how our training programs have failed in the past. By reflecting on Learning and Development (L&D) as a whole and the strategies we know don’t work, we can rewrite our approach to talent management. What is Learning and Development? Why Is Learning and Development Important?

[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.

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.

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. With this in mind, you must embark on a very thorough assessment of learning needs. Next, determine the delivery methods that could be used for all of the learning you’ve assessed.

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!] 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.

“The Myth of Learning Styles Infographic” Take Away

LearningZen

People are not all programmed the same way which means there are different ways that people learn; seven to be exact. Most content developers believe that you must teach users in their preferred learning style to show better outcomes. Experts have suggested that content developers should consider users backgrounds and interests, not just learning styles. If you are incorporating styles make sure that you use multiple methods not just one technique.

Customer Education: Create frictionless digital adoption with your LXP

Origin Fractal LXP

You need to create frictionless digital adoption if you want to keep them on your platform. With a Learning Experience Platform (LXP), you’ll educate your customers proactively. You could ask your new customers to fill out a profile detailing their tech abilities, chosen learning styles, job roles, and previous knowledge from other similar types of software. Create communities for Customer Education.

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.

10 eLearning Strategies to Create Employee Development Training

EI Design

The last 5 years have seen dramatic shifts in the way eLearning strategies are transforming learning and impacting employee performance. eLearning based employee development training: Aligns to the way modern learners want to learn. Provides anytime, anywhere access to learning (across devices, at office, during commute, or over weekends). Aligns to learners’ preferences (device of their choice or learning assets that suit their interests).

Using Design Thinking To Create Better Custom eLearning Solutions

Adobe Captivate

Design thinking is a recent phenomenon in the world of eLearning and it is a method that combines empathy, ideation, and problem-solving of complex and undefined problems. In this article, I will discuss how design thinking can be applied to create better eLearning courses. How To Use Design Thinking To Create Better Custom eLearning Solutions. From Kolb’s theories, we know two important styles that are converging and diverging.

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. Active and collaborative learning.

How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

As online learning continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to make sure instructors know how to create quality online courses, including custom video. Training faculty to create quality online courses, however, can be challenging. From colleges across the country, below are strategies and techniques to help get all your faculty to create quality online courses. Create clear, written directions with high-quality screenshots. Student-created videos.

Back To Basics: What is ADDIE?

Obsidian Learning

Clearly stating your learning goals at the beginning will help you define the roadmap for your course. Typically, in the Design phase you will: Write learning objectives. Outline the course, including modules, topics, and lessons (or some other organizational method). D evelopment: The Development phase of ADDIE is the point where instructional design and developers begin to create and put together the content outlined in the Design phase.

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Creating Great Custom eLearning Courses Using Varied Interactivities

Adobe Captivate

Various Methods of Engagement. In previous blogs, we have discussed how storytelling, scenarios, gamification , evidence-based methods, Q&A are effective strategies to engage the learners. 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.

What Does it Take to Create Interactive Online Learning Solutions

CommLab India

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. So, what does it take to create interactive online learning solutions?

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.

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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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.

Create a New Approach to Develop Managers

Everwise

Prospective employees want to work with people they respect and from whom they can learn. While learning on the job can be effective when combined with other methods of learning, the ‘sink or swim’ approach only works for the 10% who have the natural talent to manage, leaving the rest unsupported and ineffective. Most organizations deploy some methods – more often scalable but ineffective eLearning solutions – to develop frontline managers. On-demand learning.

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.

How to Successfully Create a Self-Paced eLearning Course into Your LMS

TalentLMS

It is not surprising tha t corporations state that e-Learning is one of the most valuable training methods available today. However, this also means that it is an important role to create a self-paced e-Learning course into your LMS. An important aspect to remember with creating a self-paced training program is that any interactions between the learners and instructors are minimal, if not non-existent.