4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

What is the Situated Learning Theory? Situated learning, simply put, is learning that takes place in the same context in which it is applied. Some of the ways to apply this theory are: Group Activities. Scenario Based Learning.

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Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

Understanding the way people learn allows you to create better training. These 10 learning theory books offer a range of approaches and specialities. You can get the ball rolling with an overview of theories, or focus on a specific area that is most relevant to your role.

Bandura’s Social Learning Theory

Kapp Notes

Here are some thoughts and ideas related to Albert Bandura’s social learning theory. Bandura’s social learning theory indicates the effectiveness of human social models in influencing another to change behaviors, beliefs or attitudes, as well as social and cognitive functioning. The theory seeks to explain learning in a naturalistic setting as opposed to laboratory or contrived setting. Outcomes of learning are codes of behavior.

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How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I read a paper called Perspectives on learning and technology: A review of theoretical perspectives "This paper provides a review of literature pertaining to theoretical references on educational practice and technology from perspectives of learning theories of the 20th and 21st centuries."

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Adult Learning Theory and Training Design

Obsidian Learning

As designers of learning for corporate environments, we often use the phrase “adult learning theory” to describe the principles that underlie our work. The Principles of Adult Learning Theory. The “father” of adult learning theory was Malcolm Knowles (1913-1997).

How Do Different Learning Theories Guide an Elearning Project?

Designing Digitally

The process of how people learn has been studied for a long time, and there are quite a few theories. Elearning projects can be approached with these different learning theories in mind. Four main educational theories in terms of elearning are: Behaviorist.

Introducing Constructivism in Education Part 1

The E-Learning Curve

Constructivism is an approach to learning based on the premise that cognition, or learning, is the result of mental construction: it's an active process in which learners construct new ideas, skills and behaviours based upon their prior and current knowledge, behaviour and skill assets. Continue Reading → The post Introducing Constructivism in Education Part 1 appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

The Learning Styles Myth

Association eLearning

Some time ago, a colleague of mine wrote a blog called Learning Myths: Debunked , in which he stated that learning styles is a myth. Having obtained a degree in Elementary Education, I was shocked and still skeptical that learning styles was indeed a myth.

The black hole of adult education

E-Learning Provocateur

For a fledgling language student like myself there is no more difficult way of learning space systems than by lectures delivered entirely in Russian … I learned very little during the 4:00PM to 6:00PM lecture time-slot, other than how to appear attentive while daydreaming.

Surf’s Up: Riding the Waves of eLearning Trends

Association eLearning

What about making sure learning objectives were met? mLearning is mobile learning , which gives your learner the ability to take their training on the go. Microlearning is targeted learning in small bursts rather than a lengthy course on a topic. Learning Paths.

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Knowledge Is in the Cards

Association eLearning

There are, however, a few ways your association’s educational offerings can benefit from your learners’ unique experiences and values: • Ask members for their ideas, concerns, interests, etc. I was recently introduced to a card game called Dixit.

Crash Course For Constructive Feedback

Association eLearning

Luckily, we can learn how to give good feedback. Feedback is a wonderful thing, when you can understand it. When you can’t… To quote Captain Jack Sparrow, “Well that’s even more than less than unhelpful.” You get the idea. Think back to the last time you got feedback on something.

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Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

But through advances in today’s learning management systems, these criticisms can be addressed. Now we can say that social learning online is possible, and is helping to bring more training and development options to organizations and associations anywhere on any device.

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Knowledge Is in the Cards

Association eLearning

There are, however, a few ways your association’s educational offerings can benefit from your learners’ unique experiences and values: • Ask members for their ideas, concerns, interests, etc. I was recently introduced to a card game called Dixit.

Learning isn’t Linear

Association eLearning

To put this into context, let’s take a broader look at how learning occurs. People sometimes think that the rate of learning (skill, knowledge, wisdom, etc.) They picture a line moving steadily upward as a person learns. Learning isn’t linear.

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

You can help your members over the skills gap with competency based learning, career focused training, and micro-credentialing. Give me a learning path, a journey, and support that journey with the courses I need to be better, to grow from an entry level marketing associate to a CMO.

eLearning Memories of a Millennial Instructional Designer

Association eLearning

I don’t remember if I knew or cared that many of them were “educational.” Kid Learns from Computer Games. Looking back, I now realize that I was raised with game-based learning. What do you picture when you hear the word “eLearning”?

How to Write Good Assessment Questions

Association eLearning

Ensure the questions are tied to the course’s learning objectives. If the question is part of a learning activity, however, the feedback can explain why the answer is right or wrong. You want to test what they’ve learned, not whether they can figure out what the question is asking.

Motivation is More Important Than Information

Association eLearning

When it comes to learning, motivation is critical for gaining attention and encoding new information in the brain. Gamification and game-based learning both take motivation into account. It’s a key consideration in job performance and learning.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer. For many, their first experience with eLearning was educational computer games delivered via CD Rom.

eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

The ability to learn while doing, virtually, is promising for millennials. Now continuing education and training providers are trying to motivate and engage millennial learners. Game-based learning is also on the rise, as organizations seek to engage and challenge learners.

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Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap

Association eLearning

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap was originally published in the IACET blog as a guest post by Digitec President Jack McGrath. According to the 2015 Membership Marketing Benchmark report, continuing education is the #2 reason why members join an education.

eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

In the first phase, analysis, the problem is defined, the learning goals are established, and the learners preexisting skills are identified. Managers are familiarized with the course, the learning outcomes, and the procedures for testing or making sure learners understood the materials.

The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned From Instructional Design

Association eLearning

Working in instructional design, I’ve had the privilege to learn a little bit about a lot of different fields. This is true whether or not the customers, other departments’ employees, or Learning and Development are aware of it. I’m not a “numbers person.” I never have been.

5 papers every learning professional should read

E-Learning Provocateur

The ones that I would recommend to my fellow learning pro’s. On Two Metaphors for Learning and the Dangers of Choosing Just One. Educational Researcher , 27(2), pp. Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age.

To Train or Not to Train

Association eLearning

What would you do if you were in charge of providing education for these assistants? A group of teachers’ assistants at a local school are given one hour each day to make copies of tests and assignments for the teachers.

INFOGRAPHIC: 3 Facts About Mindset In Learning

Learnnovators

Mindset is an often ignored yet crucial factor in learning. Here are three well established aspects of mindset in learning, and each is supported with tips for learning designers to make the most of them. INTEREST DRIVES LEARNING.

The Suspenseful Season Finale of Training

Association eLearning

If you’d like to read more about training, learning, and instructional design check out the rest of this author’s blogs. It’s the season finale of your favorite show. You’re glued to the chair as everything falls apart.

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eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

The ability to learn while doing, virtually, is promising for millennials. Now continuing education and training providers are trying to motivate and engage millennial learners. Game-based learning is also on the rise, as organizations seek to engage and challenge learners.

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“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general.

Binge Training

Your Training Edge

Recently, the GWI employees were given combined session for learning wireless broadband from the Midcoast Internet person [1]. Training and education would have to be a fundamental competency for any business that wants to get success over the next decade.

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Dreaming of a Perfect Trainer? Educating Volunteer & Professional Trainers

Web Courseworks

She’ll be presenting on a topic of great importance to association education departments: how to “train the trainer,” as it’s commonly called. One of the things associations sometimes struggle with when building an education program is working with volunteer trainers drawn from their membership. These individuals are subject matter experts, but they may not be educators trained in adult learning. Everyone wants to learn and develop themselves,” Elaine said. “If

Dreaming of a Perfect Trainer? Educating Volunteer & Professional Trainers

Web Courseworks

She’ll be presenting on a topic of great importance to association education departments: how to “train the trainer,” as it’s commonly called. One of the things associations sometimes struggle with when building an education program is working with volunteer trainers drawn from their membership. These individuals are subject matter experts, but they may not be educators trained in adult learning. Everyone wants to learn and develop themselves,” Elaine said. “If

Food for thought: 50 Educational thinkers

Challenge to Learn

Donald Clark is writing 50 post on 50 learning theorist in 5o days. Yet most learning professionals have at best a sketchy idea of learning theory and the minds that have shaped this theory, and practice.’ Gramsci has a pledge for informal learning.

Making the future of education

Learning with e's

Many would agree that a lot needs to be done to bring education up to date. Some advocate the flipped learning approach and to a certain extent, the transfer of content delivery from the classroom to the home (or elsewhere) makes a lot of sense.

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. My VR learning journey thus far may be described as joy punctuated by disappointment.

70:20:10 For Trainers

Learnnovators

Learning & Development Professional has been running a poll on the following question: Is the 70:20:10 model still relevant today? After all, plenty of research can be cited to support the efficacy of on-the-job learning, social learning and formal training.