The Learning Styles Myth

Association eLearning

Some time ago, a colleague of mine wrote a blog called Learning Myths: Debunked , in which he stated that learning styles is a myth. Having obtained a degree in Elementary Education, I was shocked and still skeptical that learning styles was indeed a myth.

Multi-Modal Learning Isn’t Learning Styles

Association eLearning

Several of my colleagues have already written about learning styles being debunked and proven to be a myth. This post is about an alternate method, called multi-modal learning, which is not a myth. What is Multi-Modal Learning? Forget about learning styles.

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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.

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. Everyone learns in their own way.

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. We have gathered ways in which variety for millennial learning styles can be incorporated into your employee learning strategy. Encourage self-directed and flexible learning. Flexible learning is instantaneously appealing to millennials as they feel supported and suited.

So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I went looking for a learning style test for an online course. I thought a learning style test was a nice ramp up for an exercise where people had to blog about their own facilitator style - from the idea that it is good to know your own preferences and biases as a trainer/facilitator.

Learning Styles in Training Development: Truth or Myth?

Trivantis

I’m a visual learner—that’s what some eLearning professionals would say—because I prefer memorizing from an outline rather than a lecture alone, or reading about a new topic instead of listening to a podcast about it. So, as an eLearning developer, what should you do?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues.

Do Your eLearning Lessons Appeal to a Variety of Learning Styles?

Integrated Learnings

I took a course on learning styles a few years ago. The instructor pointed out that training practitioners tend to design instruction that caters to their own dominant learning styles. Avoid the pitfall of designing to your own preferences - make sure you've incorporated instructional methods that appeal to a wide variety of learning styles. Learning styles have to do with how people perceive and process new information. in eLearning.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, August 10, 2007 More on Learning Styles Today Mark Oehlert points to Stephen Downes post Professor Pans Learning Style Teaching Method (in particular, the comments thread which I had missed as I typically just read Downes post right through the feed reader). These profiles are specially designed to help adults help kids learn!

eLearning Methods for Training Millennials in the Workplace

eThink Education

In order to deliver the most effective methods and practices for workplace learning and career development for millennials, trainers must acknowledge the learning preferences of this subset of learners and pay close attention to what types of training prove the most fruitful. .

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.

Making Learning Styles Come Alive in

Vignettes Learning

Story-Based Learning Design Tip: In SRIA™ (Set-up, Relate, Interpret and Apply) we allow learners to relate and reflect on an incident in order to evoke a similar experience and certain emotions. Note: SRIA is a design methodology taught in the Story-Based eLearning Workshops 2.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. Came across this post on Guy Wallaces Pursing Performance Blog, Debunking the Myth -- There Is No Such Thing as "Learning Styles".

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

Adobe Captivate

Register for free with eLearning Industry. 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. Blended learning courses often include classroom or virtual classroom training experiences.

Learning Styles are for the individual, not group

Big Dog, Little Dog

NOTE: I left this comment in eLearn Magazine's, Why Is the Research on Learning Styles Still Being Dismissed by Some Learning Leaders and Practitioners by Guy Wallace. Perhaps one of the best papers on learning styles is Coffield, Moseley, Hall, and Ecclestone's, Learning styles and pedagogy in post-16 learning: A systematic and critical review (PDF). Thus in some situations learning styles are important, while in others they are not.

[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. You can register with our host, eLearning Industry.

“The Myth of Learning Styles Infographic” Take Away

LearningZen

People are not all programmed the same way which means there are different ways that people learn; seven to be exact. Most content developers believe that you must teach users in their preferred learning style to show better outcomes.

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

Dashe & Thomson

In a nutshell: schools are spending billions on technology, even as they cut budgets and lay off teachers, with little proof that this approach is improving basic learning. What can or should Learning and Development professionals take away from these articles?

That’s not my style: Learning preferences and instructional design

Obsidian Learning

In a recent blog post published by the New York Times , Anna North noted that the concept of “learning styles” is still prevalent among educators, even though there is little empirical research to support it. Overview of Learning Styles.

Corporate Learning Trends you need to know to Stay in the game

Teachlr

Even if your company reached success back in the day using traditional methods, the digital age has come unapologetic. The post Corporate Learning Trends you need to know to Stay in the game appeared first on Teachlr Blog.

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? But now I wanted to find out more about Accelerated Learning. Those who learned kinesthetically didn’t have to draw pictures.

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. What struck me the most as a learning professional was the role of the curator/s.

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. appeared first on eLearning.

Back To Basics: What is ADDIE?

Obsidian Learning

Clearly stating your learning goals at the beginning will help you define the roadmap for your course. Typically, in the Design phase you will: Write learning objectives. Outline the course, including modules, topics, and lessons (or some other organizational method).

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Valuing Your Association’s eLearning: Tips for Pricing Membership Education

Association eLearning

How do you decide what is a fair price for your association’s eLearning? The first consideration you should make when pricing your association’s online learning is how much value it offers your members. Average price for association eLearning.

THE EVOLUTION OF LEARNING

Origin Learning

Learning” by itself is a more personal endeavor towards gaining the required knowledge. learning, based on the demands of the land. Teaching methods were mostly didactic and the teacher-student relationship placed higher emphasis on the teacher than the student.

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3 Strategies for Infusing Cultural Authenticity in Your eLearning Experience

eLearning Brothers

As more companies expand their eLearning programs on a multinational scale, instructional designers are more frequently finding themselves in positions of having to design for learners with backgrounds and cultures very different from their own.

How eLearning Can Promote Cross Departmental Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

You have to coordinate between multiple teams with differing schedules, differing locations, and differing learning styles. Having an eLearning platform can help promote cross-departmental training and make it much easier across your entire enterprise.

5 Things You Need to Know About Learner-Centred eLearning

eLearning Brothers

If you are considering rolling out an eLearning strategy within your company to help your staff to develop their skills then you want to be sure that the type of strategy you employ is going to give you the best results possible. It provides for different learning styles.

How eLearning is Changing the Way Training Companies Train

Enyota Learning

Add the rapid growth of the millennial population in the workforce and the old (training) dog has no choice but to learn new tricks. The rise of eLearning has been a response to the changing dynamics of the training landscape. This is where customized eLearning becomes key.

Using Design Thinking To Create Better Custom eLearning Solutions

Adobe Captivate

Design thinking is a recent phenomenon in the world of eLearning and it is a method that combines empathy, ideation, and problem-solving of complex and undefined problems. In this article, I will discuss how design thinking can be applied to create better eLearning courses.

eLearning in the Digital Age

ICS Learning

In an effort to better understand the connection between shifting eLearning modality and the end user, it’s important to outline a few key assumptions about eLearning delivery. eLearning environments must change to be effective.

Creating Great Custom eLearning Courses Using Varied Interactivities

Adobe Captivate

Various Methods of Engagement. In previous blogs, we have discussed how storytelling, scenarios, gamification , evidence-based methods, Q&A are effective strategies to engage the learners. Suggested Reading: Using Design Thinking To Create Better Custom eLearning Solutions.

5 Tips for Applying Differentiated Instruction in eLearning

TalentLMS

Learning styles are not a new adult learning concept. In fact, psychologists have been discussing the categorization of learning environments according to learner types. Previously, these concepts were thought to be possible only in the live learning environments.

Evaluating Your eLearning

eFront

So, your new eLearning course is ready to be launched and you are all excited about the prospects of “immensely” pleased stakeholders in your organization. eLearning is all about iterations and versions. Researchers to assess eLearning materials.