Learning Styles and E-Learning

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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.

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Experiencing eLearning

Lifehacker’s list of add ons for Google Docs and Sheets. UberConference adds an audio conference call to a Google Doc so you can talk while collaborating. When providing performance feedback during learning, we will provide learners with a sense of the real-world consequences. Cathy Moore’s checklist for strong, action-oriented e-learning. Learning Theories Gone Wild – Urban Myths that Hurt Your Learning Designs.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Yet More Buzz on Buzzword

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wired has now done a great review of the app: Buzzword: Web-Based Office Docs Never Looked So Good. ".the Buzzword beats current Ajax-based offerings like Google Docs and Zoho Writer in both usability and aesthetic impact. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

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How To Maintain Momentum in Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

I keep a very messy Google Doc with inspiration for posts. Clark Quinn has gotten several blog posts from recent social media conversations on general learning myths and on combating the learning styles myth.

Your quick guide to positive overall learning experiences


You need to think of your learning platform as your own intimate dinner party that you’re hosting for your guests, who in this case, are your platform visitors. Carefully consider the learning environment you want them to see, the experience, where you want them to be guided, and what you want them to take away. Personalized learning experiences are a necessity, not an amenity. Self-paced learning and learner autonomy. Self-paced learning and learner autonomy.

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Clark Quinn

I found some improvement (arguing for the value of meta-learning instruction). During my post-doc, a side project was developing a game that embedded analogical reasoning in a story setting. Upon my return to the US, I led a team to generate a learning system that developed learners’ understanding of themselves as learners. There was a lot to it: a content model, rules for adaptation, machine learning for continuing improvement, and more.

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More Curious Learning

Learning Rebels

Curiosity is the gateway to learning. Those who are regular readers have heard me speak of this before in the the 5 Tips to Starting a Learning Rebellion . First we need to know our stuff, build our knowledge, work up a curiosity and not accept myths as truths – let’s take Learning Styles as an example; find research, find data, read the whitepapers, and draw your own conclusions. The Myth of Learning Styles :by Cedar Riener and Daniel Willingham.

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What INBOUND 2020 Speakers Had to Say About Accessibility

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This year, speakers spoke on the importance of accomodating learning styles through types of content and using proper labels for content hierarchy. Repurpose Content into Multiple Formats to Accommodate All Learning Styles. The practice of tapping into all learning styles by providing flexibility in how to access the information is called Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Online Learning Space: Why Teachers Should Use It?


With the massive worldwide adoption of the web at the start of the 2000s, a lot of brand new learning technologies were developed, allowing learners and teachers alike to have an alternative experience. That being said, a lot of people still have an aversion towards online learning and they aren’t aware of just how many benefits there are of teaching students in an online environment. One of the simplest tools that offers these benefits is Google Docs and it’s free to use.

How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114

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We can say with confidence that the goal of leaders, managers, and learning professionals is to help workers achieve optimal "at the moment performance." Then as learning professionals we converge at the moment of performance. Specifically, in the past, our momentum in learning and training is “teaching something.” Teaching was based on rigid curriculums , testing , design , multimedia , presentations , retention , tracking , traditional learning styles and many more.

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Philippa Grocott from FSTP to discuss the how we believe blended learning is the right approach."Do one makes eye contact - people read and learn online now so got to do something that caters for that. You have to give different interventions and ways of learning to different people.In TED Talks) and Lunch & Learns most popular so have own box on homepage. We cover how to use game design strategies to increase the effectiveness of your learning. MORNING!So

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The top posts from sources selected for Informal Learning Flow in the first six months of 2009: Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles - OReilly Radar , January 11, 2009. After the advertising bubble bursts - Doc Searls Weblog , March 23, 2009. fMRI of Learning Styles: Confirmation of Visual and Verbal Learners - Eide Neurolearning Blog , March 30, 2009. Ten years after - Informal Learning , January 10, 2009. A Guide to Social Learning , February 7, 2009.

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