Learning theories

Ed App

Five Current Learning Theories. Learning theories unpack complex cognitive processes and provide useful mental models for educators to structure and design courses around, while also providing insights on best practice during and after learning experiences.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning that really works. For a learning experience design to be truly effective, it has to have a focus. That focus is the outcome that the learning experience is designed to achieve. So, the starting point of a learning design has to be the objective that will achieve the outcome. And I really don’t like complex taxonomies (e.g.

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E-Learning Design Part 6: CDSM’s Active Learning Model™

CDSM

Throughout this series on e-learning design , we have looked at some of the learning theories that help to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. In this final post in the series, we’re going to reveal how we ensure that sound theory is turned into exemplary practice, by giving you an insight into the formula we use for producing successful e-learning content for our customers – a formula we call our Active Learning Model™.

Theory-informed design tips

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous article , I proposed a Taxonomy of Learning Theories to organise a few of the myriad of theories into some semblance of order, and to assist instructional designers in using theory to inform their work. In this article, I go one step further by listing specific, practical instructional design tips that are informed by those theories. If you have your own theory-informed design tips, I’d love you to share them with me!

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What Opportunities are there for Instructional Designers  &  Developers?

Adobe Captivate

Next is to decide how you will start your learning path. SO there has never been a better time to start in the learning and training sector or to start to upskill and eventually move to this sector. A passion for helping others to learn (a must have). Knowledge of how students, employees and adults learn. Knowledge of following theories and models: Situated Cognition Theory. Sociocultural Learning Theory. What Opportunities are Available?

Converting Live Workshops to an Online Course (Part II)

Web Courseworks

As online learning developers, we must build learning experiences with more content and more opportunity for learners to discuss topics of their interests with peers. This blog post will outline the second most important concept in delivering an online course: Consistent design of learning activities and use of Bloom’s taxonomy to encourage learner engagement in higher level learning. Adult learning theory screams: They won’t learn if they are not interested!

Sneak Peak: My Book on Gamification of Learning and Instruction

Kapp Notes

For a while I have been stealthy working on a book titled “The Gamification of Learning and Instruction&#. What is gamification and what does that mean to faculty members, college instructors, instructional designers and other learning and development practitioners. Chapter Three presents theories behind the elements of gamification. The fifth chapter looks at how gamification can be used for learning and problem-solving.

How to Devise an Effective Online Learning Assessment Strategy

Hurix Digital

Nearly everyone regards assessment as a key component of any learning design strategy. Below are a few points to remember for devising an effective online learning assessment strategy. For example, each level of Bloom’s revised taxonomy can be a tag.

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

The flexibility of accessing an entire course from a small and lightweight wireless device makes mobile learning the current education frontier. It is a very exciting time for online course developers as upgrades, new devices, new software, apps, and WiFi hotspots can now break course design out the legacy learning management system box. Regardless, it provides endless opportunities for creative ways to reinforce learning outcomes, objectives and improve return on investments.

eLearning Course Design: 7 Instructional Design Theories & Models To Consider

Adobe Captivate

Here are the top 7 Instructional Design theories & models that you should consider for your next eLearning course. If you want to be an expert in the field of Instructional Design, you need to do your research. Learning various Instructional Design theories will help you develop more meaningful eLearning courses. Here are 7 top Instructional Design theories that you may want to think about for your upcoming eLearning course design. Situated Cognition Theory.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010.

What is Instructional Design? Our Guide to Everything you Need to Know

Growth Engineering

It helps make information more digestible and improves the efficiency of learning. Instructional design is the difference between delivering training experiences and hoping your audience will extract the relevant learning from it, and guiding your learners through your content in a clear structure such that they can’t help but glean the information you want them too. If learning is enjoyable, it means your people will proactively seek out training. Bloom’s Taxonomy.

How microlearning can result in deep learning

Ed App

Classical philosophy posits that any meaningful learning must combine an existential knowledge of the self alongside the cognitive domain. If deep learning elicits deep understandings and profound change, it certainly is, as Plato declared, ‘food of the soul.’. 1) Flipped learning.

Good News: Spending on Training Increasing

Mindflash

In a recent Bersin by Deloitte study , spending on learning and development rose by 12% in 2012. Obviously, this is great news for learning and development (L&D) professionals. Mobile Learning is Imminent: 61% of business leaders say they have mobile strategy ready to go and 24% say they will embrace mobile learning soon. Being creative with content, people can learn necessary skills without being removed from work for hours or days at a time. E-learning

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First Top 25 eLearning Posts of 2010 - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010 So many cool ways to learn online now. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Comprehensive checklist of Social Learning Strategy topics that learning professionals and executives should consider when thinking through their objectives and plans. What can we learn from those considered the BEST in education and training?

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Here they are (I have removed one or two as I don’t agree with them, and have put my interpretations at the bottom): Definition of an E-Learning Curve – Bloom’s Taxonomy - The E-Learning Curve , February 4, 2010 A colleague recently asked me “What is an e-learning curve?&# Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning - The eLearning Coach , February 8, 2010 The noise about the release of Apple’s iPad has been a bit overwhelming.