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. Managing and tracking learning courses is better. Learning & Training

eLearning training 2018: the best new methods

Ed App

eLearning training essentially means electronic learning training. Instead of herding employees and workers into and learning space, lecturing them and then asking questions to check that they took everything onboard, it allows workers to be trained more effectively and in more than one location. Training with eLearning removes the passive nature of learning by adding the potential for interactivity. Is there still a better way to learn?

Spaced Retrieval, Retrieval Practice, and Knowledge Guru: What Research Tells Us

Knowledge Guru

Knowledge Guru’s game engine is designed to tap into two powerful and empirically supported instructional strategies—Retrieval Practice and Spaced Retrieval. 2] When combined with Spaced Retrieval the effect is multiplied. Retrieval practice (testing) effect.

Spaced Repetition Featured in the New York Times

Knowledge Guru

We are big believers in the spacing effect, and using what we know about the brain to enhance what people remember. It seems the New York Times has taken interest in spaced repetition as well. Louis and a co-author of “Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.”.

6 Best Practices For Applying Spaced Learning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

New post 6 Best Practices For Applying Spaced Learning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. Are you concerned about cognitive overload undermining the effectiveness of your online training program? How To Apply Spaced Learning In Online Training.

Personal devices in higher education

Learning with e's

Here are some of my recent thoughts on learning spaces at universities, and the impact of student owned personal technologies: As the shift from location specific learning to untethered learning gathers pace, so the personal device gains increasing importance.

3 Instructional Design Theories


It is becoming increasingly more important that we create learning experiences that “work”, and this is becoming more difficult each passing year as courses compete for the learner’s attention. Once these are flushed out then the method of content delivery can be selected.

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What Is Evidence-Based Training?

Convergence Training

Not that long ago, we wrote a blog article about learning myths , and in that article, we promised we’d cycle back and write another on evidence-based training practices. Why we believe you should use evidence-based training methods. What are some evidence-based training methods.

Weapon of choice

Learning with e's

As an educator, what tool or technology would you never be without in the classroom or learning space? One of my methods is to provoke a discussion with students and then summarise their comments and arguments on the board. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

The Ultimate Guide to Flipped Learning

Origin Learning

In the last article, Designing Blended Learning , we learnt a little about the various blended learning models. This article will focus on the Flipped Learning model. The Flipped Learning is a part of the Rotation Model, a subset of the blended learning.

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How To Implement Spaced Learning Into Your Training Program


The way people learn at work has changed rapidly. Long-form training methods are no longer the standard. Instead employees are expected to learn information quickly and be able to convey it effectively. Include interactive methods and real world simulations.

A growing divide?

Learning with e's

In his blog on Learning Ecosystems, Daniel S. The first, he describes as "A move to opening up learning, making it more accessible and flexible. The classroom is no longer the unique centre of learning, based on information delivery through a lecture."

8 Essential Questions on The Future Of Corporate Education In 2018

Your Training Edge

As the future moves towards a sea of change in the corporate sector, there is an immense need to reacquaint and orient employees in order to adapt the ever-evolving trends of this unpredictable learning landscape. What will be the impact of social learning?

The Disruptive Approach to the Learning Industry


The Disruptive Approach to the Learning Industry. From an outside perspective, it would appear that the Learning Market is ripe for such an opportunity. The Learning marketplace, in particular, has been very adaptive throughout its entire existence.

New pedagogies?

Learning with e's

In a recent blog post, Antonio Teixera , President of EDEN wrote: "By just adding 21st century technologies to 20th century teaching practices we’ll only be diluting the effectiveness of teaching." Firstly, the technology will not fit the teaching method.

Does eLearning work? Our reflections on Thalheimer’s latest research


We’ve heard it from the learning professionals we’ve interviewed. Cracking the learning effectiveness enigma. The hardest part about workplace learning is trying to figure out whether it’s been effective or not, and if it has, by how much. Does learning work?

Going to the wall

Learning with e's

In a previous post entitled Learning spaces of the third kind I outlined a project to establish an experimental learning space. In effect, the boards have been used as substitutes for the old dry wipe boards and projection screens.

Flipped Learning Gaining Steam

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you've never heard of the flipped classroom, here's a definition courtesy of the  Flipped Learning Network : "The flipped classroom is a  pedagogical  model in which the typical lecture and homework elements of a course are reversed. "   From the Flipped Learning White Paper: "A teacher stands at the front of the classroom, delivering a lecture on the Civil War and writing on a white board. How hot is flipped learning?

Top of Mind: Experience API Will Bring Key Changes to L&D

CLO Magazine

Casper Moerck, head of learning technology at Siemens. So here is the question: Will xAPI change learning from being an art to science in the same way that digital marketing did for the ad agencies? I contend that xAPI will change learning in a few key ways.

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5 Ways to Challenge the Forgetting Curve


Investing time and money in course creation and training is ineffective if your learners aren’t absorbing what they learn and applying it to their work. The effects can be seen in everyday life, not just in eLearning. Spaced learning. Mobile learning.

How to Choose the Right Blended Learning Model for your Corporate Training

Obsidian Learning

Blended learning combines traditional face-to-face classroom teaching with online instruction. In many cases, blended learning may be the ideal choice because of the type of content. What Do Studies Say About Blended Learning? Online learning is the foundation of this model.

Student voices unheard?

Learning with e's

Students should be at the centre of the learning process - where else could they legitimately be? However, if they don't have a voice in their own learning, they are peripheral to the process, and education fails them. What kind of assessment feedback is the most effective for students?

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Top 10 Learning Conferences You Need to Attend


The learning industry is an open book when it comes to sharing information, trends, and strategies. This year’s learning conferences promise to be forums for networking, thought leadership, and industry disruption, and we can’t wait. Enterprise Learning! Enterprise Learning!

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Why should you consider mobile-first for your corporate training?


Few doubt that mobile is the future and will fundamentally impact our way of life across many areas – but what does it mean for you as a business leader, what does it mean for the future of corporate learning and what exactly are the options? Active learning ?.

The role of instructional designer in social/informal learning

Spark Your Interest

One of the quandaries that instructional designers have been struggling with, is their role (if any) in informal or social learning. First of all, what exactly is informal and social learning? Informal – no set objective in terms of learning outcomes and is never intentional from the learner’s standpoint. Often, it is referred to as learning by experience or just as experience. The audience gets the right mode of training/learning.

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Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

Learning with e's

Later I witnessed the use of video as a feedback method for student teachers on practice. We recorded micro-teaches - usually a 10 minute lesson - and then played back the footage to the students so they could see and hear themselves and learn from the experience.

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Immersive Learning – Instructional Strategies to Make it a Reality

CommLab India

Immersive learning is a term being discussed by e-learning professionals in the past few years, but you may be surprised to know the style has been our natural way of learning since ages. It is basically learning through experiences.

Leaderboards in L&D Are Sexist

CLO Magazine

A common method for “motivating” learners in L&D is to utilize competitive leaderboards. In a typical application, a group of learners are tasked with completing a number of learning tasks and a digital leaderboard is constructed that shows the performance of each individual. About 10 years ago, I was awarded a $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to examine the relationship between motivational styles and task incentives during learning.

What’s Better for Your Employees – Digital Training or Instructor-Led Training


You’ve got a new employee on board, let them learn while they work. Adopt a modern training approach such as digital training to make the employee feel like s/he has joined a company that’s focused on achieving results and at the same time values employees’ learning needs. It lets them learn on-the-go. The traditional training method has become static, with less engagement value. Even schools and universities are opting for digital learning methods in classrooms.

Mobile Learning in India

Upside Learning

The increasing ubiquity of the mobile phone begs for it to be used as a learning tool. Like all communication and computing devices, mobile phones can be used to learn. All of these learning processes can be supported through mobile phones.

Top Trends Higher Education Textbook Publishers Must Follow


Students have welcomed this change as they now have a multitude of choice in the digital learning space. This led higher education textbook publishers to shift towards digital publishing , albeit reluctantly as they learned that digital is the only way forward. With new technology constantly evolving with new and enhanced features to improve the student learning experience, textbook publishers needed to keep up with them.

Meet Learning Outcomes with Predictive Learning Analytics


Online learning plays a pivotal role in widening the access and participation in education for a diverse range of students. This has also created the need to stay intuitive to changing learning needs. With blended learning becoming the norm, Edtech products are creating an inclusive learning space for all users. Predictive Learning Analytics (PLA) is a multidisciplinary approach that puts in practice predictive models that provide actionable information.

Using an LMS to Support Blended Learning

B Online Learning

As the continuation for this series of blogs on the how’s and why’s of developing and delivering a good blended learning experience for the learner, we will now delve into the platforms that support the delivery. These are called Learning Management Systems or LMS.

When to use spaced repetition

Ed App

As an inventive technique of learning, spaced repetition or spaced learning has become a trendy topic over the last few decades. This post will explore a few key instances, on when to use spaced repetition to enhance learning. Spaced repetition in studies.

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Year End Musings, Reflections, Predictions and Thoughts: Part One

Kapp Notes

Not sure if its the general state of the economy or the state of most e-learning courses or even the state of too-fast, too-much-to-do organizations but I’ve heard from many people that employees just don’t seem engaged or enthusiastic about work. More non-engaging learning.

Integrating Social Learning in the Workplace

ID Reflections

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “ social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,

Technology in the workplace: How learning experiences are changing

Unicorn Training

It's amazing to think the effect technology has had on something as simple as telling the time, so how have advances in technology changed learning experiences and styles?From So how effective could this method of training actually be?