Learning Styles Or Learning Preference?

LearnDash

There are fewer buzzwords in the elearning industry that result in a greater division than “learning style” I know from experience. The concept of learning styles is nearly as divisive as politics. As such, my intent isn’t to discuss learning styles. In the same respect, people prefer to learn information in a particular way. They also find some methods of learning more motivating than others.

10 Tools for Training Consultants

Ed App

This is why training needs to be constantly assessed to check if it’s still effective, relevant, and in line with the organization’s objectives. Training consultants are the ones in charge of ensuring that this goal is achieved in collaboration with subject matter experts and the L&D team.

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Instructional Design: The Process – 1

Origin Learning

There have been all types of blend in learning, using all possible avenues from brick-and-mortar classrooms, virtual classrooms, eLearning, digital tutorials, videos, to xAPI tracking all forms of social or informal learning. Instructional Design (ID) is a process or systematic approach to developing the various learning courses or programs. The readerscan click on each name to learn their details. Follow the Adult Learning Principles to attain optimum output.

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.

How to effectively use videos in eLearning and microlearning

Unicorn Training

Jamie Paddock our eLearning Consultant intern explores the use of videos in eLearning and microlearning, including his top tips to create engaging and effective content.Videos have been a staple of the learning diet for a long time. What has changed with eLearning is how videos fit into the new media environment and how we are (or are not) interacting with them.

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. Freedom to learn.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. She’s also an in-demand webinar presenter with an irreverent style. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. Formal learning constitutes only a tiny part of the spectrum.

What do eLearning Experts have to say about Gamification?

Adobe Captivate

. I started learning seriously about gamification some time ago. So here we go: these are a few quotes from various eLearning professionals on this exciting learning strategy. I think that while eLearning has come a long way from the click next culture it used to be, a lot of organizations are hesitant to spend the extra time and budget to include engaging gamification elements in their learning. They make learning more active.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & & Fastrak Consulting Ltd.): Clive 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.

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The Advantages of eLearning

eLearning Brothers

I came across this article and thought it listed some nice advantages of eLearning. The Advantages of eLearning. Technology has revolutionized business; now it must revolutionize learning. In the 21st century, people have to learn more than ever before. Even if employees had the time to attend all the courses and seminars and to read all the books and reports they should to remain up-to-date in their area of work, the cost of such learning would be prohibitive.

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What will future workplace learning look like?

MICHAEL ALLEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning.

CLIVE SHEPHERD – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & & Fastrak Consulting Ltd.): Clive 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.

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How an eLearning Business Strategy Saves Time and Money

Petra Mayer

eLearning is a learning tool that’s widely adopted around the world and it’s a beneficial business strategy, whatever their size. eLearning, also known as online training, is perfect for companies that want to be able to train their staff wherever they are in the world. It goes without saying that an eLearning business strategy saves you time and money, and here’s how: Less travel costs & resources. Continued learning.

4 Ways to Tweak your eLearning for Extended Audiences

TalentLMS

In this article, we share four ways to convert your existing eLearning programs into globally extended courses. Statistics tell us that there are more than 2 billion potential eLearners worldwide. eLearning courses, when extended beyond the borders, provide additional income for corporations and training centers. For this reason, the concept of developing a wider learner base for the eLearning environment is becoming an increasingly common practice in organizations.

Mobile Learning is Here to Stay and Here’s Why

KnowledgeCity

As the popularity and prevalence of mobile devices continues to skyrocket, mobile learning is now far more than an industry buzzword. Mobile Learning for a Mobile World. Even now, mobility is incredibly prevalent in the workplace with 91 percent of people consulting their mobile devices for ideas while completing a task and 74 percent of people checking their work emails on a smartphone or tablet. And, only 12 percent of all corporate learning is available on mobile devices.

Successful E-Learning – A Roadmap

Gyrus

Successful E-Learning – A Roadmap. Elearnings as a whole are very attractive, as they offer an inexpensive alternative to classroom training. However, their effectiveness is often debated in the educational software community, as not all eLearnings are made with the same attention to detail. When building eLearnings it is necessary to consult people who teach and record their methodologies in making sure a message maintains its pertinence over time.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now. This has been a great way for me to learn about the topic.

2 Critical Factors Of LMS Switching

Upside Learning

Typically, an LMS switching endeavor goes through the following 7 step process, each including a planning phase: Learning & Training – Business Analysis. Data (which includes content like learning material, user generated content, training records etc.) It also involves migrating or rather retaining the ‘learning style’. Learning Style refers to the learner’s way of working with the existing system.

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Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms. Learning Analytics.

4 Ways to Boost Learning in the Workplace

Your Training Edge

If you were to look around your organization today, how would you describe your learning culture? If you fall somewhere in between, what steps are you taking to improve your learning culture? Align Business Goals with Learning Objectives. Brand Your Learning & Development.

6 Reasons Why Blended Learning Is Becoming a Trend

PulseLearning

In the past decade, technology-driven learning is adopted by organizations to support different learning requirements and varied audiences. While most businesses are not fully abandoning the conventional modes to favor online learning, blended learning is emerging as the preferred route. What is blended learning? The perfect blended learning program includes web-based training supported by human touch and media.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. She’s also an in-demand webinar presenter with an irreverent style. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. You say “I learned by observing what worked and didn’t.

How to Help Your Employees Make the Most of Training Opportunity

SkyPrep

Regardless of whether you are delivering training material through a seminar, eLearning system, webinar or mobile learning, getting your staff fully engaged in the learning process remains a challenge. Consult with employees, formally or informally, and find out what they feel they need to learn. With every training session, wait about one week and then ask for feedback on how the employee is able to use the material they learned at the session. .

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What will future workplace learning look like?

ILT, eLearning Tools, Visual Learners, KM, monitter, & T&D Magizines

Big Dog, Little Dog

Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - Saul Carliner in eLearn Magazine. Despite a steady climb in the availability of e-learning, the overall percentage of instructor-led training is nearly unchanged: 71.97 More flawed than the analysis of the numbers is the proposition that formal classroom learning will be replaced by informal learning, which will primarily occur online through blogs and social computing tools.

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #12 Training for Millennials

Your Training Edge

places to learn and then move on), work-life balance (they believe balance is important), and the place of technology (they grew up with technology and much of their educational and social lives is already spent online). As the Allen Communications website puts it: “As learning professionals, we know we have to keep up with our audiences or be left behind. We also hear that Millennials bring an interactive learning style, fluency with new technology, and a sharing culture….Success

Why You Should Consider A Blended Learning Program

Roundtable Learning

Let’s face it: People aren’t as eager to binge-learn workplace training as they are to binge-watch a Netflix series. It comes in the form of a blended learning program. What Is Blended Learning? READ MORE: What Is A Blended Learning Program? Benefits of Blended Learning.

Industry trends that make you cringe: 10 learning experts share their bugbears

Elucidat

What digital learning trends and buzzwords make you cringe? 10 trends in workplace learning that will help you make sound decisions . There’s no doubt that there are, and always have been, a lot of buzzwords in the workplace learning industry. I’m sure I’m not the only one who plays “buzzword bingo” at conferences like Learning Technologies. Here’s what the experts think: “The debate around macro vs. micro learning is taking people down a blind alley.”.

How to Help Your Employees Make the Most of Training Opportunity

SkyPrep

Regardless of whether you are delivering training material through a seminar, eLearning system, webinar or mobile learning, getting your staff fully engaged in the learning process remains a challenge. Consult with employees, formally or informally, and find out what they feel they need to learn. With every training session, wait about one week and then ask for feedback on how the employee is able to use the material they learned at the session. .

Microlearning: Training for a new generation of learners

Inquisiq

L&D in small units makes for more effective eLearning courses. Microlearning is by no means a new concept to learning and development professionals, however, it is rapidly becoming the ideal method to train today’s connected learners in the corporate training environment. A traditional linear and rigid course model with lengthy lectures is no longer the most effective method to encourage a collaborative experience between developers and learners.

14 Best Practices for Successful E-learning Implementation

CommLab India

E-learning is no exception. Here is our compilation of 14 best practices to ease your e-learning implementation efforts, gleaned from years of experience in the e-learning field. Identify your e-learning needs. As a first step, identify your training needs that can be met with e-learning. Then assess how far these training needs are aligned to your business goals, which may be cutting costs or reaching your sales goals, to justify the investment in e-learning.

How to Quickly Train Your Team?

Enyota Learning

A faster learning curve must be generated, and this is only possible when training is offered in a highly simplified and bite-sized manner and can be accessed by employees from different locations, on their own time. Training teams that do not have time to get into the classroom require you to take a new approach, such as blended learning. So, what is blended learning? Even today, classroom training positively impacts learning outcomes as it supports face-to-face interaction.

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Any e-learning professional

CommLab India

Isn’t it amazing how far eLearning has come since the early 1990s? The way e-learning has transformed the distribution of information is truly remarkable. From A-Z, the e-learning industry has a language all its own. In this article, I am listing the various terms involved in a successful e-learning. Here is my A-Z of e-learning. A – Adult Learning Principles. B – Blended Learning . Engagement is a critical element of learning.

Keeping Your Members Involved: A Helpful How-To Guide

Blue Sky eLearn

Your association is most effective when you’ve created a strong community of members who value opportunities for professional development. From tried-and-true member retention techniques to fresh ideas for the smartphone age, your association management system (AMS), eLearning platform, and website are full of potential ways to keep your members motivated and involved. We’ll show you how you can: Learn more about your members by gathering information in your CRM.

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A Conversation with Clark Quinn

Kapp Notes

His latest is Revolutionize Learning & Development where he discusses the need for the field to change and change dramatically. I saw the connections between computers and learning as an undergraduate, and that’s been my life ever since. I consult through Quinnovation , blog at Learnlets , and tweet as @quinnovator. Further, we’ve gone from a belief that learning is like school to a recognition that learning happens through meaningful practice with guided reflection.

7 Reasons Why Blended Learning Is Becoming a Trend

PulseLearning

7 Reasons Why Blended Learning Is Becoming a Trend. . In the past decade, technology-driven learning is adopted by organizations to support different learning requirements and varied audiences. While most businesses are not fully abandoning the conventional modes to favor online learning, blended learning is emerging as the preferred route. What is blended learning? In such a scenario, effective blended learning is the best way forward.

Neurology Should Drive Corporate Training Design

PulseLearning

When it comes to designing engaging and effective corporate training, the best place to start is by looking at how the human brain works – neurology. Just like vehicles need the right type of fuel to run smoothly, your brain requires the right input to for its learning processes to work as efficiently as possible. In this article, Pulse Learning presents four statistics that prove neurology should lead the way for corporate training design. 2014 eLearning survey.

Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

The coronavirus may have robbed us of face-to-face interaction, but it can’t rob us of learning. The effect that coaching has on employee engagement, job satisfaction, productivity and retention is profound. Help employees learn how to learn.

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Hiring Skilled Workers Is Only the Beginning

Global eTraining

The science of hiring skilled workers is a booming business; there are thousands of employment agencies and consultants that can be brought in to augment your Human Resources team so that—in the ideal world—you hire the best candidate for every role, every time. This same research also cemented the idea that not everyone learns the same way. Some may benefit from diving into hands-on learning, and others flourish in the reading and writing style of a classroom.