Do Learning Styles Matter?

Integrated Learnings

At first, learning styles seemed to be a hot topic because theorists were interested in defining various style typologies and prescribing instructional implications. Hence, we have a lot of literature describing modalities, brain hemisphere preferences, Kolb’s styles, Gregorc’s styles, and more. Lately, a lot of folks are writing about the fallacy of learning styles. So, is it worth learning about learning styles? By Shelley A.

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. In all seriousness though, every LMS, learning platform and various subsets since the days of them going online, include learning experiences. A learning experience.

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In the world of contact centers—customer services rules all

Axonify

Customer service is important to most businesses but when you work for a telecom company?—?it BT Consumer , a division of British Telecommunications Group, which is responsible for consumer fixed-voice and broadband services, was determined to move ahead of a highly competitive pack of telecom competitors by offering a customer service experience that was second to none. BT responded quickly by creating 2,200 new advisor jobs locally and launched a 12-month recruitment plan.

Customer Service and eLearning

OpenSesame

With over 13 million employees working in either retail or restaurants, customer service accounts for a vast majority of online learning. From new hire onboarding to operational training to compliance, most customer service organizations need valuable learning for each type of employee. Thankfully, elearning can be done at a self-paced rate, adjusting to most learning styles.

Content as a Service

Xyleme

For better or worse, the development of learning content has been a one-way push process. As instructional designers, we create our learning products, package them up with all the content and media, wish them well, and ship them off to the LMS’s – never to be seen again. To make matters worse, for learners, the sole point of access to learning content has been the LMS. Help is on the way – and that help is Content as a Service (CaaS).

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. Teaching’ is one of those services.

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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.

Is Your eLearning Effective for Dummies?

Integrated Learnings

Each chapter begins with a concise list of what you will learn about. Creating this type of flexibility can help initially gain attention and then maintain engagement of a variety of learners. The book's friendly voice helps create a feeling of learning from a personable instructor. That means less re-reading to comprehend a sentence and more time spent learning. Integrated Learning Services, Inc. By Shelley A. Gable.

Audio in eLearning.What Is Your Vote?

Integrated Learnings

Let's think about this from a learning styles perspective. To start with the obvious, listening to an audio narration would likely appeal to those with an auditory learning style. If you're interested in reading another post on this blog about learning styles, click here ). I know there are other perspectives to consider beyond learning styles, so I also opted to scan the blogosphere to see where others stood on the issue of audio narration.

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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.

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. Student-created videos.

5 Benefits of Online Training

Your Training Edge

Unlike having to physically attend a training, online training will not require you to hire a room and organize other services that will be required. Such services are known to cost the organizer a dime. Self-paced learning. Is adaptable to various learning styles.

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. The five tips outlined below can help you blend effectively to maximize learning outcomes.

Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers

Learnnovators

It defines over 470 key terms for instructional designers.” ~ Connie Malamed , on ID Guru, the performance support App for learning designers. THE JOURNEY: Connie Malamed was one of the first in the learning industry to design and develop an app for learning designers.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Learning 2.0 e-Learning Practices - Editor: Prof. Learning 2.0

Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

Your Training Edge

The age of Artificial Intelligence has arrived and while most of the businesses are focused on how it will affect their operations like R&D and manufacturing, only a few are wondering about the other crucial business areas such as learning & development (L&D). Learning Styles.

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Want to Increase Learner Adoption? Try These Strategies

Docebo

What would you say is the biggest barrier to being completely satisfied with your organization’s learning technology? . Recently, a poor user experience was rated one of the top reasons companies were unhappy with their learning platforms. . Prototype – to start creating solutions.

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Generations in the learning process?

Learning Wire

Regarding generational differences in the learning process itself, there seems to be even less empirical data available. The author also wondered if it would be possible to find commonality within each generation or between generations in terms of how employees experience learning.

4 Ways Your Corporate Learning Content Can Be Better

SmartUp

Running your company’s learning programme? You probably need a lot of learning content. Limited resources and a small team size are likely to be some of a learning manager’s biggest pain points. Learning should never be intimidating.

How eLearning Can Promote Cross Departmental Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

You have to coordinate between multiple teams with differing schedules, differing locations, and differing learning styles. With a Learning Management System , you don’t have to worry about getting different departments in the same place.

Why Accessibility Matters in Online Learning

CourseArc

Technology must be accessible to each of these students, regardless of specials needs, different learning styles, or demographics. Creating an equitable learning experience through the use of accessible tech is not only critical to student achievement, it is also the law.

The Right LMS Can Revive a Dying Business

TOPYX LMS

A business should constantly be taking new ground (building a bigger customer base, expanding its workforce, creating new products and services, etc.). Corporate learning that meets the mark encompasses new software, online tools and technical devices.

LMS to the Rescue – Overcoming Challenges of Workforce Training and Learning Management for the Aviation Sector

G-Cube

Online courses as per the pertinent learning needs are provided through modern Learning Management Systems (LMSs) to boost workforce engagement and knowledge retention. In today’s digital era, the airline industry faces various challenges when it comes to meeting diverse learning needs.

How Does Learning Management Systems Deliver Just-in-Time Learning For Corporate Training

G-Cube

The overall digital transformation has proved to be a catalyst for how organizations approach towards learning and development. The ever-evolving expectations have added a new approach to training known as JIT (Just-in-Time) learning. Why is JIT Learning an Optimum Choice?

Are Learning Experience Platforms the Next LMS?

LearnDash

I’ve recently seen a new term crop up in e-learning blogs, and it deserves some clarification. That term is “Learning Experience Platform,” or LXP. According to some of the blogs I’ve read, the LXP is the next generation of the LMS: more powerful, more flexible, and generally better across almost every e-learning context. Versatile micro learning program options. Case in point: micro learning. Mobile-optimized courses and learning apps.

The Learning Polemic [Guest Post]

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Recent developments in standards have the potential to up-end the status quo, and re-draw the competitive landscape of learning technology providers, and learning content providers. It's what we have now in the current breed of Learning Management Systems. Typically, they are closed systems that offer a limited choice of tools to draw from in designing your learning experiences. For this to work in practice, learning content needs to be re-imagined.

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The Emergence Of Mobile Learning For Higher Education In Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

Upside Learning

With the rapid development of mobile technologies, a new style of learning, termed as mobile learning, has exploded everywhere in the world. This is now considered as an essential learning style in the future. Mobile Learning Revenue Forecast in KSA.

Microlearning – Relearn and Refresh Your Concepts for Improved Learning Experience

G-Cube

Microlearning is a process of learning in small chunks to address different needs of learners. It is a way of teaching and delivering learning content in small and specific bursts. They also analyze the output as: what employees have learned.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: The Differences Between HCM, LMS, and LXP

Degreed

In fact, the enterprise software market has correspondingly grown in size and complexity — and the learning technology market is no exception. According to a recent study by RedThread Research, there are over 250 learning technology vendors in the marketplace today.

GoRed Campaign Video, BLP Developer’s Past Projects, and How to be a Learning Mythbuster: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. Stories are powerful mechanisms for helping us learn/motivating us to want to learn.

Bite-sized eLearning in a Call Center Environment

eLearning Brothers

Creating a good working atmosphere is an important part of a supervisor’s function. Microlearning is the process of learning through short, easy to understand units. We call them Learning Bytes. Screenshot from the Effective Communication Skills Learning Byte.

How to Implement Microlearning in Corporate Training

Hurix Digital

As of today, the very concept of a classroom, i.e., learning at a specific time and place, is changing. The role of the educator too is evolving from simply being an agent of information to a facilitator in an individual’s personalized learning journey.

Engaging Participants 1: Keys to Engagement

Your Training Edge

Adults tend to learn when they have an experience to “pair” with the knowledge. Although it’s difficult to do this with abstract topics or for subjects with which the participants have little experience, it’s still possible to make learning relevant.

5 Ways to Utilize E-Learning Games in Employee Training

Unboxed

Simplifying the training experience is pinnacle to both effective learning and knowledge retention. . Gamification is a buzzword these days as one of the most popular learning styles for both learners and educators. Follow Follow Follow.

Excellence in E-Learning

CLO Magazine

Excellence in E-Learning: Recognizes vendors that have rolled out an innovative and effective e-learning program or suite for a client. Within each course, learners set individual goals and identify their preferred learning style.

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