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.

Unleashing Superheroes – Learning Style

Growth Engineering

This week I explore how tapping into different learning styles lets you build engaging online training for different types of learner and Unleash Superheroes in your organisation! As a diehard L&D geek I’m talking about learning styles , of course.

Delivering Effective Training in the Work Environment

ReadyTech

Learning styles differ from person to person. As a result, it is not uncommon for the learning techniques of instructors to clash with that of students. And when this happens, students can feel frustrated and discouraged—and the learning process breaks down.

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. What do we mean by learning styles?

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".

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners.

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eLearning: Engaging All Groups of Learners

Origin Learning

Facebook 0 Twitter 1 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 4 Pinterest 0 Learning styles are individualistic in nature. In a classroom training setup, it has always been challenging to accommodate learners with different learning styles and keep them engaged throughout the teaching-and-learning cycle.

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.

Interactive Learning Environments

Learning with e's

The current special issue of the journal Interactive Learning Environments focuses on 'Social Networks Research', and here's a heads up for the next issue, due out in December, which has just gone to press. Interactive Learning Environments Computers in Education

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.

eLearning in a Geodesic World

Integrated Learnings

I recently had the privilege to attend a two-day workshop conducted by Dave Meier , the author of “ The Accelerated Learning Handbook.” Mr. Meier challenged us to always focus our material on how the learner can build his or her own learning. Integrated Learning Services, Inc.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “From Practice Fields to Communities of Practice”

Adobe Captivate

There have been radical shifts in thinking in recent years that have resulted in the study of social and cultural factors that influence learning. Situative perspectives typically consider the practice of and learning of a subject to be closely related processes, rather than two independent focuses. The text explores how to create a more supportive learning environment for students and what it means to learn as a member of a social group or community.

Learning by Influence or Influence to Learn?

Origin Learning

When it comes to learning and development and skills enhancement, organizations prefer to look for tangible outcomes. The flow and schedule of training programs in enterprises are done keeping in mind the measure of performance, productivity and how the learnings impact business.

How You Can Use Social Learning To Engage Your Learners

EI Design

Although the social learning phenomenon is catching up, many in the learning sphere are not sure of its impact owing to misconceptions around it and lack of data to showcase its impact. This article outlines how you can use social learning effectively to engage your learners.

Why Your Organization Needs eLearning Platforms Now

KnowledgeCity

Plus, if your company is one of the many organizations’ that doesn’t mandate any learning and development after onboarding, you could find yourself in the difficult position of having multiple employees with questions they can’t answer. Today, 77 percent of U.S.

Learning in a Digital Age: The myth and the reality

Learning with e's

In Learning in a Digital Age: The Myth and the Reality, I present a number of widespread beliefs about elearning, and challenge the provenance, reasoning and application of these theories. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. I recently gave a keynote at the eLearning 2.0

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. This has made the learning solutions industry one of the most interesting places to be in.

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Stop Worrying About Generation Z,Start Thinking About Learner Preferences

TalentLMS

A comfortable learning environment for your learners can boost engagement and increase completion rates. But what exactly makes a learning environment comfy? Learner Preferences: the key to a comfortable learning environment. Physical: learning by doing.

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. Abstract : MyArtSpace is a service for children to spread their learning between schools and museums using mobile phones linked to a personal Web space.

Why Your Organization Needs eLearning Platforms Now

KnowledgeCity

Plus, if your company is one of the many organizations’ that doesn’t mandate any learning and development after onboarding, you could find yourself in the unenviable position of having multiple employees with questions they can’t answer. Today, 77 percent of U.S.

Very social software

Learning with e's

A veritable feast of articles on social media is appearing in the academic press at the moment. Two articles that have caught my eye deal with social software in education, and both have landed on my desk in the last few weeks. Keywords: social software; Web 2.0;

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. Firstly.the Social Web connects people together At Plymouth University, we very quickly began to explore the ways Social Web tools could support our students.

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5 Benefits of Online Training

Your Training Edge

For instance, imagine the number of friends that you have on social media platforms, and you will probably never meet. Flexible schedule and environment. Resume editing by ResumeThatWorks suggests that online training offers the involved parties with a flexible schedule and environment.

Learning Beyond the Course

Rob Hubbard

It was my great privilege to recently organise and Chair the eLearning Network’s Learning Beyond the Course conference in London, UK. All discounted learning styles and it’s good to see the groundswell against these false sacred cows of training. You can learn more about this here. Author Tools conference elearning Gaming Learning approaches Learning styles Learning Theory Social Learning Technology Trailblazing e-learning eln

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Strategies: As part of a blended learning strategy.

Leveraging The Benefits Of Blended Learning For The Next Generation Workforce

G-Cube

When it comes to embracing the benefits of online learning by incorporating mobility and social media, then blended learning comes as a solution. The significance of blended learning has been redefined in every single way. Blended Learning & Its Essential Components.

Quinnovations

Clark Quinn

I found some improvement (arguing for the value of meta-learning instruction). The goal was a research environment for analogical reasoning; the puzzles in the game required making inferences from the culture. design meta-learning social technology

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Rapid Instructional Design for Accelerated Learning

Dashe & Thomson

However, according to Dave Meier, in The Accelerated Learning Handbook , the ISD model is “too slow, cumbersome, stiff, linear, and emotionally dull…to get the job done today.” Meier says its weakness reflects a male-dominated point of view and a behavioristic approach to learning.

Deep Problems with Our Tools - e-Learning, Social Learning, etc.

Vignettes Learning

I am often skeptical about the many types of learning tools, e.g. social networking, e-learning, LMS, rapid e-learning, even PowerPoint, etc. In the adoption of tools and technologies in learning and training, many pundits fall victim to the same fallacy.

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Popular Trends Of 2016 – Shaping The E-Learning Industry Today And Tomorrow

G-Cube

There are many stages in the corporate world where employees need learning the most – whether they want to learn for the first time or to increase their existing knowledge by further learning opportunities. The first step towards personalized learning is learning analytics.

Do We All Learn the Same Way?

eFront

The different learning styles as a concept started gaining pace ever since the term and idea behind it was first introduced in the mid 70’s. We Learn Best in Different Ways. The 7 Basic Styles of Learning. Opposition to the Learning Styles Theory.

How Can e-Learning Fit The Needs Of Small And Medium Businesses?

G-Cube

Thus organizations are trying to invest more in training and learning processes as well as analysing their training needs in greater depth. However, the use of e-Learning is limited to large organizations only. Some learn fast and some prefer to pace out their learning.

Responsive Learning: An Innovative Approach To Organizational Success

G-Cube

It is of no wonder that learning styles and preferences of modern learners are evolving with time. So, this is the time where professional training and mobile learning solutions blend to deliver efficient training outcomes. Impact of Responsive Learning on Modern Learners.

4 Online Learning Trends That Will Impact the Future of Corporate Learning

TOPYX LMS

Because eLearning and corporate learning are often so interwoven, online learning trends shape the arena of corporate learning in particular. 4 Online Learning Trends That Will Impact the Future of Corporate Learning.

Are Learning Experience Platforms the Next LMS?

LearnDash

I’ve recently seen a new term crop up in e-learning blogs, and it deserves some clarification. That term is “Learning Experience Platform,” or LXP. According to some of the blogs I’ve read, the LXP is the next generation of the LMS: more powerful, more flexible, and generally better across almost every e-learning context. Versatile micro learning program options. Case in point: micro learning. Mobile-optimized courses and learning apps.

Increasing Scope Of Embedding Videos For Efficient Mobile Learning

G-Cube

Today, most of the video-based mobile learning has emerged as a popular medium for workplace training. This increasing shift towards embracing videos for mobile learning encourages organizations to adopt an online learning style which is accessible anytime and from anywhere.

This sceptred ILE

Learning with e's

We have enjoyed a very successful year at Interactive Learning Environments (ILE) , the journal I took on as co-editor in January. The December issue of Interactive Learning Environments is now out and all 7 papers focus on how Web 2.0 Interactive Learning Environments