Learning Styles and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

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.

Cater to Your Employees’ Learning Styles with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

Humans have the innate desire to learn. Are you familiar with the three traditional learning styles (visual, kinesthetic and auditory)? Auditory learners learn best by hearing information. For years, these three types of learning styles have been accepted as the trifecta of information retention. What is your preferred learning style? More importantly, what are your employees’ preferred styles of learning ? Social learning.

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Metalearning and Learning Styles

Big Dog, Little Dog

One of the elements in the Periodic Chart of Agile Learning is metalearning — being aware of and taking control of one's own learning (Biggs, 1985). However, since most educational and training activities normally teach learners what to learn, rather than how to learn, this is one task that does not come easily for some learners. It is often used in Learning Style theory. This also apples to other types of learning styles. Effect size.

Is Your eLearning Effective for Dummies?

Integrated Learnings

Each chapter begins with a concise list of what you will learn about. 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. If you've paged through a For Dummies book (or a similar type of series), what instructional qualities benefitted you? Integrated Learning Services, Inc. By Shelley A. Gable.

Qualities of Exceptional Online Teachers

360 Training

Just like any other job, online instruction requires specific qualities and skills to perform it in the best possible manner. In this blog, we have highlighted a few of the qualities that make an exceptional online teacher. The most important quality of “good teachers” is the passion to share their knowledge and dedication to guide the students towards the right path. An online teacher must be committed to lifelong learning. Interested in teaching online ?

Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

With high stakes riding on the success of our training and development strategies, it’s time for us to unpack the importance of polished learning programs and, even more crucially, better understand how our training programs have failed in the past. By reflecting on Learning and Development (L&D) as a whole and the strategies we know don’t work, we can rewrite our approach to talent management. What is Learning and Development? Why Is Learning and Development Important?

How to Choose an Effective Employee Training Program

Unboxed

How to Choose an Effective Employee Training Program. It’s time to implement effective learning and development programs’ best practices and invest in top training programs for employees. Keep reading to learn all about the benefits and features of employee training.

6 Tips for Effective eLearning

DigitalChalk eLearning

Although many people can create online courses, creating an effective course can be much more difficult. An effective online course requires time, effort, and high quality content. We have compiled a short list of tips to help you create an effective eLearning course, no matter what industry you are in. Appeal to all learning styles. When designing your online course, consider all possible learning styles.

Top 5 Effective Ways to Deliver Corporate Training Videos

Kitaboo

The Digital revolution has laid new paths for training and thus, enterprises are coming up with effective ways to deliver corporate training. This is what makes video training more effective than regular classroom training. Video training supports multisensory learning.

Choosing Amongst the Top Elearning Authoring Tools to Create Effective Training Content Tailored to the Diversified Learning Needs

G-Cube

With technological advancement, the way learning is delivered also changing. The built-in interface of Captivate helps to develop optimal quality system demos as per the personalized learning styles and preferences of users. Features including seamless mobile support and geo-location ensure optimal quality learning experience for intended learners. A cloud-based and responsive rapid learning tool which helps to create high-quality training content.

How to Effectively Design an eLearning Course

ProProfs

This results in successful learning. Analyze and understand your target audience and their learning needs. What are their knowledge gaps/learning objectives? What are their preferred learning styles? Which learning environment will work best for them?

The Health Benefits of Continued Learning

KnowledgeCity

Research findings through the past decade indicate a variety of long-term health benefits of brain stimulation through continuous learning. Regardless of age or status, the process of continued learning offers numerous health benefits for those willing to pursue it. Continued Learning Raises Self-confidence. With this increased knowledge, the thirst to learn more abounds, as does the desire to share these skills and wisdom with others.

Improve Quality of Life With Virtual Learning

CLO Magazine

based managers more directly in achieving company goals, Sodexo’s virtual learning environment is used to communicate progress and define the manager’s role in successfully executing corporate strateg Sodexo learning events span several weeks and usually focus on a theme, such as operational excellence. Because of this, Sodexo began to explore how virtual meetings and online learning could reduce cost and add value to corporate learning.

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Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap

Obsidian Learning

New post Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap on Obsidian Learning. I had the pleasure of being in London last week attending the annual Learning and Technologies 2016 conference ( [link] ) there. I directly experienced a few themes that are applicable in learning regardless of the content. The quality of the videos didn’t matter as much as I thought it would, either.). What struck me the most as a learning professional was the role of the curator/s.

How to Design an Effective E-Learning Strategy for the Classroom?

MagicBox

For educators and educational publishers, the goal is to provide educational content in a way that maximizes learning outcomes. This can only be achieved when the course is both flexible and personalized to the different learning styles of individual students. Fortunately, the advent of e-learning platforms has made it fairly easy to provide just such learning experiences, allowing each student to learn at their own pace. Promote Collaborative Learning.

Can Poor LMS Interface Jeopardize Learning?

Origin Learning

Definitions and theories notwithstanding, errors often creep in, thus leading to sub-optimal or even failed learning outcomes. E-Learning as we know comes with its own set of challenges and limitations. So care has to be taken to deliver solutions that will translate to real learning. The goal of eLearning is to not just replicate classroom learning on the web, but also elevate the quality of learning by using technology.

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Learning Experience Platforms (LXP): Effective Workplace Learning for Today’s Employees

Kea

Companies began to buy learning management systems (LMS) to archive online lessons and track employee use. A generation of Internet-connected people entered the workforce and changed learning styles for everyone. These workers did not think highly of administrator-driven learning platforms that gave them little control over what and when they learned. They wanted learning that would fit their tight schedules as well as their compartmented knowledge needs.

From High School to the Corporate University

CLO Magazine

From trainers and instructional designers to chief learning officers, former teachers’ understanding of public education gives them a leg up in L&D. Steve Dobberowsky, principal consultant at Cornerstone OnDemand, a cloud-based learning and talent management solutions provider, taught high school English and Spanish for five years. Dobberowsky was able to know what was going on in their lives which made forging connections and understanding learning differences easier.

Learning Experience Platforms (LXP): Effective Workplace Learning for Today’s Employees

MagicBox

Companies began to buy learning management systems (LMS) to archive online lessons and track employee use. A generation of Internet-connected people entered the workforce and changed learning styles for everyone. These workers did not think highly of administrator-driven learning platforms that gave them little control over what and when they learned. They wanted learning that would fit their tight schedules as well as their compartmented knowledge needs.

5 Benefits of Online Training

Your Training Edge

As a result, one will be able to utilize their available time for an effective training session. Self-paced learning. Among the pros of online education is that you get to learn at your pace. Self-paced learning provides an individual with an opportunity to choose the study methods that best work for them. Learning from a classroom requires every student to keep up with the pace of the other learners since the educator has a syllabus to cover.

How animation-based learning can improve your online courses

Wizcabin

Trainers, organizations, and instructors now integrate animation into their course content to improve the quality. In case you’re wondering how animation-based learning can help to improve your online courses, you might have to stop worrying about it.

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). The AI Learning Solutions. AI also makes it easier to evaluate and suggest tailored learning solutions. Learning Styles. On-demand Learning. Customized Learning. Blended Learning.

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Personalized Learning: What is it and What are it’s Benefits?

Learnkit

Personalized Learning is a common buzzword in today’s education industry. There’s no shortage of studies, interviews, and articles praising its effectiveness. With all the buzz, it can be difficult to fully understand what personalized learning is and how you can effectively use it. Personalized Learning is a form of education that’s built around your learner. Adaptable and Flexible Learning. Create Learning that Drives Higher Engagement.

How to Pitch Online Training to Senior Management

LearnDash

Why online training is an effective way to onboard new talent and grow leaders from within. Online training is very cost-effective compared to renting out conference space and hiring trainers to teach your employees in batches. It’s also a great way for employees to learn at their own pace without disrupting their workflow. Professional trainers and educators use online learning for good reasons. Flexible Learning. No two employees learn in the same way.

Paradiso vs Cornerstone – Who’s the winner?

PSB

A learning management system is an effective means to create, track, deliver, and manage online training programs. This information helps to measure learner performance level and the effectiveness of the training. Introduction.

Paradiso vs Cornerstone – Who’s the winner?

PSB

A learning management system is an effective means to create, track, deliver, and manage online training programs. This information helps to measure learner performance level and the effectiveness of the training. Introduction.

4 CPD Best Practices to Improving Continuing Education Programs

EthosCE

Offer Content That Addresses Diverse Learning Styles. As a CE director, delivering the right content to a wide audience of learners is critical to having them receive deeper learning experiences. They want to know what they have to do to learn and what they will be taught.

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

G-Cube

A plethora of effective workforce training programs on employee safety, soft skills, ground handling, cabin crew and aircraft maintenance are provided to accomplish varied organizational goals. Online courses as per the pertinent learning needs are provided through modern Learning Management Systems (LMSs) to boost workforce engagement and knowledge retention. This aids the employees to understand the industry regulations and take effective measures based on the same. ?

How Virtual Instructor-Led Training Would Benefit The Corporate Training

Wizcabin

One of the benefits of virtual instructor-led training is that learners can always get access to quality advice from experts across different platforms. Creates An Immersive Learning Experience. Another benefit of virtual instructor-led training is that it helps to create an immersive learning experience for learners. Today, there are many ways that learning can get delivered to help learners improve their retention ability. Cost-Effectiveness.

Forget the Money Demanding Institutes and Learn the Benefits of E-Learning

Your Training Edge

Presently you are not depending just on the customary strategies for learning. You can get your desired certifications in the comfort of your home through e-learning. In addition, e-learning isn’t limited to specific classifications. With the rise of e-learning educational institutions, a discussion has begun on the differences between conventional learning and e-learning educational strategies. E-learning is more easy to use. Learning Style.

2 Secrets for Promoting Learning Transfer in LMS-Based Corporate Training

TOPYX LMS

Learning management system (LMS)-based learning, or online learning, is becoming the standard in corporate training. Company leaders worldwide are implementing learning management systems. For example, a full-featured learning management system …. Learning management systems were and are designed with training in mind. Learning Management Systems are Designed for Corporate Training. People have different learning styles.

Managers and Employee Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Managers of employees have a critical role to play in employee learning. By asking questions, by assigning opportunities to apply knowledge and skills, by modeling expected behavior, by providing timely information, by coaching application of learning, and by giving performance feedback, they can facilitate learning and, therefore, performance improvement of their direct reports. . Managers must make continuous learning part of everyone''s job. .

Part 1 of 6: Key Features to Look for in an LMS: Ease of Use

Overnite Software

While bells and whistles are entertaining, you want to consider how a “less is more” approach to the user-friendliness of your e-learning tool can be of great benefit. Implement too complicated of a learning system, and you risk frustration and limit success.

What is Andragogy? Less Than 100 Words

Roundtable Learning

Ready to learn more about Andragogy? Malcolm Knowles’s theory of andragogy is concerned with the teaching and learning styles of adult learners. Andragogy is based on a self-directed, independent learning method for adults and defines the best practices for teaching adults. .

Game Based Learning- A Smart Way to Make Learning a Fun

Dynamic Pixel

It is an age-old myth that games pose a detrimental effect on a child’s growth and development. However, if the games are utilized in a positive way, it could encourage learning among children and sharpen their analytical skills as well. In today’s tech-savvy world, learning has been shifted from blackboards in classrooms to digital devices in the home. Therefore, introducing games in online learning with education goals can prove to be quite fruitful.

Learning Myths

Convergence Training

Well, the sad fact is that the training/learning and development worlds aren’t immune to these kind of urban myths embedded into their own professional beliefs and practices, either. In fact, many people have mistaken ideas about what training methods are truly effective and which ones are just–well, bunk or even marketing hype. In a future article, we’ll write about some solid, evidence-based training methods that DO improve learning. Other Learning Myths.

eLearning in the Digital Age

ICS Learning

This results in our second assumption, quality eLearning design is shaped by the preferences of the target audience. The effectiveness of your eLearning project and the subsequent achievement of your learning goals are contingent on your ability to fully engage the user by appealing to their learning preferences. eLearning environments must change to be effective. Relevancy also plays a key role in effective eLearning design.