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.

Millennial Learning Styles

Ed App

Millennials are moving into the workforce as fast as Baby Boomers are leaving, making it essential for us to understand the principal millennial learning styles of our younger generation. In our technological age, millennials have basically grown up with technology as an extra limb, where being without a mobile device is a rarity. We have gathered ways in which variety for millennial learning styles can be incorporated into your employee learning strategy.

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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.

Applying the Kirkpatrick Model to Adult Learning with technology

Adult Learning with Technology

The following is an extract from [link] The Kirkpatrick Model is the worldwide standard for evaluating the effectiveness of training. Adult Learning Apps and Tools for eLearning eLearning education Instructinal Design Models instructional designer Kirkpatrick Model Learning styles Technical ChallengesRecently I stumbled across the Kirkpatrick model for evaluation of training.

Applying the Kirkpatrick Model to Adult Learning with technology

Adult Learning with Technology

The following is an extract from [link] The Kirkpatrick Model is the worldwide standard for evaluating the effectiveness of training. Adult Learning Apps and Tools for eLearning eLearning education Instructinal Design Models instructional designer Kirkpatrick Model Learning styles Technical ChallengesRecently I stumbled across the Kirkpatrick model for evaluation of training.

Recommended Research: Constructivism & Learning Technology

Adobe Captivate

Last week, we had an awesome virtual class on how to implement an effective gamification strategy within a corporate learning environment! In class, we briefly touched on some learning theories and research related to constructivism and the effective use of technology, games and gamification within the overall learning environment. A great explanation of what constructivism is, what helps us learn, and what learning truly is.

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.

Silicon Valley Parents Question Value of Technology in Learning. Should We?

Dashe & Thomson

According to the recent New York Times series Grading the Digital School , parents in some of the most tech savvy places in America are questioning whether the investment in classroom technology is paying off. In Silicon Valley, the chief technology officer of eBay sends his children to the Waldorf School of the Peninsula , a nine-classroom school, and so do employees of Google, Apple, Yahoo, and Hewlett-Packard. … we are motivated by a blind faith in technology.

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?

Get Inspired by the Best Learning Methods of Top CEOs

KnowledgeCity

We can take a deep dive into how CEOs learn. Once you know more about CEOs’ learning methods, you may consider taking a page or two out of their books to use in your own professional development. Why It’s Advantageous to Learn Like a CEO. In many ways, a CEO’s most important job is to be constantly learning. They need to stay competitive and stand out as influential and effective leaders in their field. Everyone learns in their own way.

How Learning Paths Help to Create Structured Learning Programs

Docebo

Not only do you have to create new learning content and analyze the progress of each of your learners, but you also have to spend hours assigning them a selection of relevant courses. This is where learning paths will be your saving grace. As many roles in an organization overlap, certain skills sets are shared, or many courses are mandatory for all employees, sequenced learning paths save you a lot of time in hassle-free enrollments. What Are Learning Paths?

Learning Thursday #1: Mobile Technologies in Education

Adobe Captivate

We’re almost to the new year, so I figure I’ll start a new blog post series. I’m going to put out a new learning and development article every other week that has a unique perspective. Learning bridges: Mobile technologies in education. Educational Technology, 47 (3), 33–37. Abstract : MyArtSpace is a service for children to spread their learning between schools and museums using mobile phones linked to a personal Web space.

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 technology has to work. What struck me the most as a learning professional was the role of the curator/s. Blended learning at its best.

Consider Generational Learning Styles and Tools

Kapp Notes

Teachers, trainers and other educators tend to teach in the same style and format in which they have been taught. For the Greatest Generation, the Boomer generation and much of Generation X, this included a linear step-by-step approach with little technology in the classroom or room for discussion. In terms of technology, computers and even calculators were not available for much of the educational life of the boomers and only in middle or high school for much of Generation X.

[Free Webinar #2!] Convert Classroom Training to Blended Learning Using Your Creativity and Adobe Technology

Adobe Captivate

If you just can’t get enough of blended learning, come to my keynote session at ATD’s New England Area Conference on March 29. Convert Classroom Training To Blended Learning Using Your Creativity & Adobe Technology. Blended learning is a common buzz phrase in L&D, and it’s one that deserves attention. You may mix and match many delivery formats in order to create a learning environment that is engaging and cost-effective.

Top E-learning Authoring Tools to Create Interactive Training Courses – Rapid E-Learning for Effective Training

G-Cube

With evolving learning needs, it is crucial to repurpose the training content and update learners with the latest information. Organizations use rapid authoring tools as per the custom learning styles, training platforms, training standards, and workflows. So, it is crucial for organizations to select the right kind of tool which improves the overall effectiveness of the training program. There is a myriad of benefits of rapid e learning tools for content development.

Learning Thursday #4: Is Constructivism an Effective Approach to Instructional Design?

Adobe Captivate

Learning Thursday is a blog series that features a new L&D article every other week along with discussion points. Check out the last Learning Thursday here. Last October, I posted a list of articles related to constructivism and the effective use of technology, games and gamification within the learning environment. Many learning professionals incorporate constructivism into their instructional design approach.

Technology-aided learning: Changing the game in Organizational Learning

G-Cube

On October 9 th -10 th , G-Cube attended India’s largest and most prestigious Chief Learning Officers’ Summit , which brought together learning leaders from different industries from all over India and the world. The theme of event was – Organizational Learning: Impacting business, Changing the game. And we believe that the greatest trend that is changing the game, transforming the way people learn in the 21 st century is Technology-aided Learning.

5 Amazingly Effective Strategies to Convert Your ILT Program to High-impact Virtual Training

EI Design

Virtual Training shouldn’t be confused with online training or distance learning. L&D professionals deliver Virtual Training using simulated learning environments. Flexibility: Learn when/where you want (especially from home!). Scalability: Supports learning needs of small as well as expanding, large remote workforce. Adaptability: Is available on multiple learning devices, platforms, and operating environments. What Is Virtual Training?

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[Free Webinar!] Convert Classroom Training To Blended Learning Using Your Creativity & Adobe Technology

Adobe Captivate

If you subscribe to the Learning Thursday blog series, you may have figured out from a recent article that I like blended learning. Blending learning allows us to deliver an experience that is tailored to students’ learning styles and preferences. I’ll facilitate a free virtual session about blended learning on April 2 at 9AM Pacific. Convert Classroom Training To Blended Learning Using Your Creativity & Adobe Technology.

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 objective of this sectionis only to introduce the concepts and encourage the beginners to learn more about the models and theories.

Effective Learning Strategies Are Never “One Size Fits All”

Docebo

Join us April 19 to discover how to create effective personalized learning experiences and how Docebo’s Pages helps you bring them to life. Personalized learning is at the heart of modern professional learning, and the demand for these experiences is stronger than ever. Employees want to learn on their own terms and have great expectations for flexibility – they want to learn anytime, anywhere. What is Personalized Learning?

The Training Technology Conundrum

CLO Magazine

Learning tools and strategies are increasingly focused on what can be done to make work more enjoyable and engaging. As a result, HR and learning and development departments have more training options than ever before and the chance to do something important: make learning relevant. We may be abandoning many aspects of Toby-style HR and training, but are there employees who will miss them? The Perfect Learning Cocktail.

Build Your Learning Technology Fan Club With These User Adoption Tips

Absorb LMS

It’s an exciting day when your learning technology gets installed. Whether you’re replacing an existing learning management system or starting fresh, your success will depend on how you demonstrate its benefits to your staff. Here’s how to get your workforce to log on and learn. Employees will appreciate seeing the extent to which an LMS can integrate with other applications to help them grow, delivering both learning and convenience.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter from “How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 1: “ Learning: From Speculation to Science ,” from How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School , by Bransford, Brown, and Cocking. The current methods we use to deliver learning have been shaped by research within the field of education, as well as related fields. Learning professionals now design curricula from a perspective that is more focused on the learner’s needs.

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. Traditionally, employers have delivered training in-person, but today’s organizational leaders are wising up to the fact that, like it or not, technology plays a huge role in training. Also, this promotes low-stress learning.

Using Different Rapid Authoring Tools To Deliver An Effective Learning Experience

G-Cube

Gone are the days when e-learning projects would take several weeks or months to be delivered. Unlike the traditional classroom approach, the effective use of authoring tools helps to reduce costs and time associated with training, thereby leading to engaging content delivery. Various authoring tools are used to create, edit, review and test e-learning courses to deliver a comprehensive learning experience. e-Learning Rapid Authoring Tools

How eBooks Make for Valuable Classroom Technology

MagicBox

Bringing technology tools into the classroom has proven to have positive consequences in terms of the quality of learning. It offers an effective way to free education from the boundaries of school walls and timings. The reason for this is clear – eBooks simplify learning and enhance the overall experience. Text-to-Speech functions can ensure greater accessibility for students with visual impairment, learning disabilities or dyslexia. Anytime, Anywhere Learning.

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How eBooks Make for Valuable Classroom Technology

MagicBox

Bringing technology tools into the classroom has proven to have positive consequences in terms of the quality of learning. It offers an effective way to free education from the boundaries of school walls and timings. The reason for this is clear – eBooks simplify learning and enhance the overall experience. Text-to-Speech functions can ensure greater accessibility for students with visual impairment, learning disabilities or dyslexia. Anytime, Anywhere Learning.

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Getting more out of Learning Videos: Four ways of Jazzing-up plain-vanilla videos

G-Cube

With the popularity of technology-aided learning, videos in learning have been gaining a steady acceptance for varied audiences and different learning objectives. Video-based learning is effective because of several reasons. Accommodating multiple learning styles, it also improves acquisition of abstract and complex concepts. With advancement in technology, videos have raised the ranks in terms of visual appeal and effectiveness.

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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.

Effective Health and Safety leadership today

Your Training Edge

With today’s world being fast-moving, rich in technology and subject to an ever-changing business landscape, it’s safe to say that the way leaders get things done today is hugely different to how it was even 10 years ago. When it comes to health and safety, it can be easy for teams to feel uninterested, or that learning is stuck in the past – which is why it’s all the more important for leadership staff in this field to communicate well and encourage engagement.

Using Video Technology to Enhance Blended Learning

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Mixed media classes have become more popular in higher education, and K-12 education’s upcoming counterpart blended learning is enticing more educators in the digital age. Generation Z learners are more familiar with technology at early life stages than some millennials are, so educational institutions adapting to the changing times and embracing blended learning only makes sense. Why Do Videos Enhance Blended Learning?

10 Technological Trends That Are Changing the Way We Learn

Ed App

The top management must recognize this dynamic environment and come up with an effective training plan to upskill for their employees. Effective training is needed to provide the required skills to meet the challenges in the world of technology and automation. Here are some of the trends that will change the world of training in the coming years: Ensuring accessible learning. Repackaging the training into micro-learning modules is a quicker way to develop training.

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.