The Learning Styles Zombie

Clark Quinn

It’s June, and June is Learning Styles month for the Debunker’s Club. Now, I’ve gone off on Learning Styles before ( here , here , here , and here ), but it’s been a while, and they refuse to die. So, what’s a learning designer to do?

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. What is your preferred learning style? Social learning.

The Mosaic of Learning Styles

Big Dog, Little Dog

Yes I'm a few days late for David Kelly’s Learning Styles ‘Awareness’ Day , so I hope you forgive me. While most of the recent posts on using learning styles in instructional design have been mainly against using them, I'm going to.

Collateral damage

E-Learning Provocateur

The L&D community may be divided into two camps: (1) Those for whom the mere mention of learning styles makes their blood boil; and (2) Those who are inexplicably unaware of the hullabaloo and are thus oblivious to the aforementioned boiling of blood.

How Effective are Video-Based Training Courses?

TOPYX LMS

While it’s good that employers provide training for their employees, it doesn’t mean that training is always effective. It’s amazing how the same exact training content is more effective delivered through one method as opposed to another. Also, this promotes low-stress learning.

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E-Learning Provocateur

And the echo chamber has been giving learning styles a beating. VAK is perhaps the most popular model of learning styles used in the corporate sector today: V stands for “Visual&#. These people learn best by seeing. These people learn best by listening.

Brain’s Rule! – How Understanding the Brain Can Improve Your Learning Content

Rob Hubbard

Increasingly I find myself turning away from learning theories and looking to brain science to hel p me design engaging and effective learning content. Therefore it makes no sense to expect everyone to learn at the same rate.

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Microlearning: Deliver Continual Learning Experience to Generate Bigger Returns from Shorter Bites

G-Cube

With an aim to provide learning as an ongoing process, continual learning has set strong footholds across majority of organizations. From boosting workforce skills to improving organizational efficiency and workplace culture, continual learning offers a plethora of benefits.

10 Golden Rules for ELearning Design

LearnDash

Any instructional designer will tell you that in order to create effective training, there are certain design principles and models that should be leveraged. Depending on who you speak to, you will likely hear a variety of tips and advice for how to create effective elearning courses.

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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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When Traditional Classrooms Go Digital, Education Takes The Shape Of Blended Learning

ProProfs

You might be surprised to learn that modern technology does not replace the traditional methods. Yes, blended learning software is a progeny of the education system which has gone digital. This is very similar to what blended learning is all about. Learning & Training

Program Evaluation: A Process for Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

For example, if we want to know if a particular medical procedure is effective, we would do research to correlate that procedure with intended outcomes in a range of settings and with a range of people. I believe that the primary purpose of evaluation should be organizational learning.

3 Issues with Diversity Training (and How to Address Each)

Coreaxis

As with other areas of corporate learning, there are pros and cons to any diversity initiative. By having your diversity training available as eLearning or instructor-led training, you can be sure to reach employees in the manner that best suits their learning styles.

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5 Ways To Convince Your Boss To Invest In Microlearning

Ed App

In recent years, however, microlearning has become popular due to it being an incredibly effective way of learning, retaining and applying new knowledge. Because microlearning has its basis in science and is learner-centric, it is the first choice of learning style for the modern learner. When employees control when and where they learn, they better their own learning and no longer think of eLearning, and learning in general, as a burden.

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.

Ruth Clark: Evidence Based E-Learning #dl09 #dl09-104

Learning Visions

These are live blogged notes from DevLearn '09 -- session with Ruth Clark on Evidenced Based E-Learning. I arrived a few minutes late to the session and just had to dive in. ** Learning Styles/the Learning Styles Myth -- Did an experiment: Self report, Barsch learning style inventory, memory test. Her new book takes on the biggest myths of the field including Learning Styles. For whom do graphics improve learning?

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How Big Data is Changing Corporate Learning for the Better

Learning Wire

Pulse surveys and feedback apps, along with on-the-spot assessments and digital learning, offer companies fast results, creating even more new data. So what does this mean for corporate learning? With the rise of Web 2.0,

Putting The 70:20:10 Learning Framework Into Practice

Docebo

Employees Have Less Time Than Ever to Learn – Make Their Time Count by Applying The 70:20:10 Framework. Think for a second about how much you learned on-the-job, and more importantly, about how much of what you learned stuck with you and became useful throughout your day-to-day.

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Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

Only effective collaboration and communication which spans across the whole company structure will give knowledge management the boost it really needs. eLearning, or online learning, used to be referred to as the learning style of the future.

Engaging Millennials Through Virtual Training

Coreaxis

It’s not only advised, but essential that training programs are designed with this statistic in mind as more millennials continue to populate organizations across the globe. Based on what we know about their behavior and learning style, here are the best ways to engage millennials via virtual training. This is a generation that grew up on technology and is accustomed to learning and solving problems through computer applications. According to the U.S.

Modern Onboarding Training Program: A Necessity for Any Business

KnowledgeAnywhere

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the national unemployment rate has hit a low of 3.8% This starts with an effective onboarding training program. An effective onboarding training program improves employee engagement encouraging them to stay for the long run.

9 Tips to Create Engaging Microlearning Content

Disprz

At the risk of stating the obvious, microlearning is a brief and targeted learning approach where learners consume instructional content in short chunks or bites. Their attention span is also falling, and the world is shifting fast from degree-based to skill-based learning pedagogy.

HIPAA Training and Data Breaches: Are You Protected?

KnowledgeCity

These are alarming statistics. Here are some basic areas to keep your training effective and you protected: What is HIPAA? There are many effective online providers of HIPAA compliance training, usually done through a Learning Management System (LMS ). Navigate the course at a pace that fits your learning style. Learn on your schedule-without the inconvenience of time away from the office. . Cost-Effective.

Top 10 Competencies of a Gamified Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening all around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging almost on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt with most of these changes.

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Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

Only effective collaboration and communication which spans across the whole company structure will give knowledge management the boost it really needs. eLearning, or online learning, used to be referred to as the learning style of the future.

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

Adobe Captivate

With reduced training and travel budgets, Learning and Development (L&D) teams across the world are being pushed to re-evaluate their existing instructor-led training (ILT) delivery. Adapt to their preferences and learning styles. Blended learning. Learning in nuggets.

EthosCE Analytics Spotlight: New Data Visualization

EthosCE

Data Visualization: The Easiest Way to Go from Statistics to Strategy. You need to know your students’ motivations, their learning styles, and the pain points within each activity that can dissuade weaker performers from staying through the end of the course.

What Role Does Self Directed Learning Play in Talent Development

OpenSesame

As elearning bridges the gap between guided learning and self study, we’re pretty interested in how it’s changing education and training. The problem is, of course, that 50% of the population is statistically below average.

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eLearning Trends to Follow in 2015 (Part 1)

TalentLMS

Here are some examples of how Big Data can improve eLearning It can b roaden the u nderstanding of t he learning process. Example: Statistics on completion time and rate. It only takes the elements of games and applies them into a learning environment.

4 Ways to Tweak your eLearning for Extended Audiences

TalentLMS

Statistics tell us that there are more than 2 billion potential eLearners worldwide. Due to varying learning styles and preferences existing in the wide audience of an extended eLearning environment, there is very little opportunity to cater to everyone’s needs.

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

EI Design

With reduced training and travel budgets, Learning and Development (L&D) teams across the world are being pushed to re-evaluate their existing instructor-led training (ILT) delivery. Adapt to their preferences and learning styles. Blended learning. Learning in nuggets.

eLearning Research

Tony Karrer

We have: Will Thalheimer, Work Learning Research Kevin Oakes, I4CP Claire Schooley, Forrester Chris Howard, Bersin Kevin Martin, Aberdeen Biggest trend is Learning 2.0 Allow people to work faster, better through informal learning. Bersin is publishing report on learning 2.0. Learning and performance management converging finally. Linking development plans, career paths, learning opportunities. Learning 2.0 Learning 2.0

Making Your eLearning Stick: 8 Tips & Techniques For Learning Retention

TalentLMS

However, there’s one crucial ingredient without which your content will fail: ensuring that something isn’t just learned, but also that it achieves learning retention. You might be wondering: What is learning retention? 6) Apply the learning to the real world.

How Film Can Enhance Learning

CLO Magazine

Above all, movies can unite those with different communication and learning styles. Scholars and practitioners of workplace learning have put forward the claim that using film and other forms of multimedia enhances learning. However, the evidence of film’s usefulness in a corporate learning setting has been far from convincing. ” This model consists of four recommendations for using film in a corporate learning setting.

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Mobile Learning: Definition, Examples, Advantages and Disadvantages

Xyleme

What is Mobile Learning? Mobile learning, also called mlearning, is education or training that is conducted on and delivered through portable devices like smartphones and tablets. What Influences Mobile Learning? But how does that relate to learning and development?