Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). They generally have a haphazard learning experience. But placements are very rich environments with many unique opportunities to learn. The students can record their learning and their thoughts about how the ward works. Source: Location and Learning ].

How the 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 4

Kadenze

discusses the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Have you also noticed the same approach is used over and over to teach about ‘learning’? From ‘learning to improve your kissing technique’ to ‘learning to train your brain to be smarter’, as though all learning involves the architecture of human cognition in the same ways. Digital Learning arts education online learning pedagogy

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Presence Pedagogy: Needs Some More Dimensions

Kapp Notes

The other day, I discovered an interesting article, Presence Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning in a 3D Virtual Immersive World , which describes an educational approach for conducting a learning event in a virtual immersive environment. Flying around in VirtualU: Sense of space is important in virtual learning environments. Read more about my take (and Tony O’Driscoll’s) on the concept and value of 3D in Learning in 3D.

Great and small

E-Learning Provocateur

One pertinent example for L&D practitioners is pedagogy (formerly paedagogie ) which derives from the Hellenic words paidos for “child” and agogos for “leader” This etymology underscores our use of the word when we mean the teaching of children.

New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

Learning with 'e's

In recent years, education has evolved to the point where learning can take place anywhere and at any time, usually beyond the walls of the traditional learning space. New trends have emerged including blended learning , personalised learning environments ( PLEs ) Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), mobile learning and the flipped classroom. What are the challenges of these new learning environments?

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

If we dispense with online courses in favour of PDFs, how can we incorporate interactivity into the learning experience? Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). Occupying a place on the continuum somewhere between a VLE and a PLE, an ILE is an informal learning environment that a facilitator manages on behalf of a group of learners. In this sense, the pedagogy is constructivist. In this sense, the pedagogy is connectivist.

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Why Higher Education Institutions Need an Education Services Company

Hurix Digital

Leveraging their expertise allows colleges and universities to follow an issue-based approach, especially in areas such as technological transformation, operational efficiency, student experience, and organizational leadership. to help them learn valuable skills effortlessly.

Public Content Without Disclaimers: Building the Degreed Learning Index

Degreed

If you wanted to learn a subject, there were few options. Contrast that with today, when searching “How to learn data science” gives us 3.3 The web and its search engines aren’t built for learning. Google isn’t ranking based on pedagogy, but privileges, ad revenue and popularity.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Today, I’ll complete the list by defining the true meaning of training, from ‘manifest’ to ‘white label’ Let’s dive into the language of learning! mLearning (mobile learning): Learning that’s conducted on a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet. The movement from desktop to portable devices has had a big impact on the development of online learning content. Resources : Learning materials often stored in an LMS.

Understanding the Difference Between Instructional Design & Learning Experience Design

Hurix Digital

The eLearning industry has evolved so much over the last few years that it has completely revolutionized the approach to learning and how designers go about making it simple and interesting for the learners. Learning Experience Design.

3 Key Concepts That Will Help You Understand Learning in the Digital Age

SHIFT eLearning

Learning is evolving—in large part due to the Internet. It''s a fact you can''t miss thanks to the proliferation of mobile educational apps, and courses suited to on-the-go learning. But there are three particular forces that affect the way we all learn online. These forces which are basically distinct features of new technologies demand that we should also continue to evolve as learning professionals. emphasizes a more connectivist approach to learning and teaching.

Adult Learning Theory and Training Design

Obsidian Learning

As designers of learning for corporate environments, we often use the phrase “adult learning theory” to describe the principles that underlie our work. In this article, we’ll take a look at the assumptions of adult learning theory and explore ways in which to apply it to the design of corporate eLearning. The Principles of Adult Learning Theory. The “father” of adult learning theory was Malcolm Knowles (1913-1997).

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. In today’s fast-paced learning environments, the AGILE method is often seen as more efficient than ADDIE.

Shock of the new

Learning with 'e's

Teachers in many schools will tell you they are running hard just to stand still as they attempt to adopt new technologies for learning. In the first phase, known as survival , teachers struggle to define what they wish to achieve with the new technology, and attempt to learn how to use it effectively to support pedagogy. This suggests that the survival phase could be shortened if forethought went into the design of learning, before technology was procured.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

Download The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data and keep it as your eLearning secret weapon! This article is designed to be your A-to-Z guide to learning analytics. You’ll discover: The basic concepts of learning analytics. Level 2: Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. IDs have told me in the past that its not right to allow just anyone to design, build and sell training without the help of their expertise. Pedagogy is as important to training resources as it is to educational resources and it is often impossible to tell the difference between the two types. Is it the pedagogy? I like what I am learning.