7 Major Learning Styles – Which One are You?

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Everyone learns differently, that’s nothing new. However, over the years the different styles of learning have usually been cut down to visual, physical (learn-by-doing), or audible. Truth is, we could probably dissect each of these learning three styles down even further and arrive at a handful of sub-levels. Learning is a complicated concept as everyone is unique in their own way, and learns in their own way as well.

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

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? by Barbara on March 28, 2011 in Instructional Design , performance support Accelerated Learning Mind Map While I was taking classes in curriculum design, we discussed, at great length, different learning styles: visual, auditory and kinesthetic. The students directed their own learning.

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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. Man is by nature a social animal, which is why social interactions are crucial to our development at every stage of our lives. What is Social Learning? This is social learning.

Social Learning Tips to Engage Learners: A Corporate Learning Perspective

G-Cube

E-Learning and technology-aided learning in the workplace allows more flexibility and increases access to learning by huge proportions. It is then not a surprise that technology-aided learning is now being adopted by a majority of forward thinking organizations. A strictly linear structure, where an e-course is simply made available on the technology-aided learning platform maybe sufficient for the self-motivated learners, but not suitable for all. e-Learning

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes. However, some of the shifts may require us to move beyond the traditional definitions of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).

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. As an ID, one would expect the A to Z of the development process readily available on the online forums. Learning Styles.

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? In this post, we’ll break down the major types of training styles that your individual learners might prefer – and how to cater to them. Learner Preferences: the key to a comfortable learning environment. And why would there be a specific set of “generation z learning styles”?

eLearning: Engaging All Groups of Learners

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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. On the other hand, eLearning technologies go out of the way to boost these learning strategies and engage the learner from the beginning to the end in a virtual classroom.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. She’s also an in-demand webinar presenter with an irreverent style. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. You say “I learned by observing what worked and didn’t.

6 Strategies You Can Use To Design Effective eLearning For Your Millennial Workforce

Adobe Captivate

With increasing millennial workforce, organizations need to re-evaluate their existing learning strategies. Why Do You Need A Different Learning Strategy For Your Millennial Workforce? Of late, there has been a lot of discussion on the need for corporates to re-evaluate their existing learning strategies so that they can meaningfully engage millennial workforce. What Are The Traits Of The Millennial Workforce That Impact The Learning Strategy?

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms. Learning Analytics.

8 Tips to Help Your Learners Succeed in Their First Online Course

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Even if you’re the type of learner that needs background noise or music to concentrate, the everyday distractions in your home may not allow you to fully absorb the concepts of your e-learning course. Participate in the online forum where you and your fellow learners can interact, discuss course material, or answer questions. As many students are now discovering, studying online can also be isolating, especially without the social interactions that many classrooms offer.

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CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. She’s also an in-demand webinar presenter with an irreverent style. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. Formal learning constitutes only a tiny part of the spectrum.

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.

4 myths on how to spice things up in online learning

The eLearning Nomad

Most articles in the e-learning sector focus on self-paced e-learning modules (e.g. Yet ‘spicing things up’ means different things in different types of online learning. Myth #1: Adding visuals and interactive content is necessary to cater for all learning styles. First, the learning style theory has been debunked a long time ago. in e-learning, but it’s not because of learning styles. They learned languages that way too.

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4 myths on how to spice things up in online learning

The eLearning Nomad

Most articles in the e-learning sector focus on self-paced e-learning modules (e.g. Yet ‘spicing things up’ means different things in different types of online learning. Myth #1: Adding visuals and interactive content is necessary to cater for all learning styles. First, the learning style theory has been debunked a long time ago. in e-learning, but it’s not because of learning styles. They learned languages that way too.

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TOP 9 E-LEARNING PREDICTIONS FOR 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms. Learning Analytics.

How to transform your training experience through LMS Chatbots

Wizcabin

As such, it’s always rare to see employees that have all the luxury of time to learn. Furthermore, we are now in the age where learning is readily available to all. Since people learn better on the job, this is a better way for you to transform your training experience.

How Virtual Instructor-Led Training Would Benefit The Corporate Training

Wizcabin

While some prefer typing their questions on discussion forums, others prefer asking questions when they have in-person access to subject matter experts. Creates An Immersive Learning Experience. Another benefit of virtual instructor-led training is that it helps to create an immersive learning experience for learners. Today, there are many ways that learning can get delivered to help learners improve their retention ability. Continuous Learning Experience.

What is blended learning? (benefits of blended learning in your LMS)

Docebo

Here’s a plot twist – the most modern approach to learning in the workplace: not shaken, not stirred, but blended. The cool part about blended learning models is that we’re not totally saying “out with the old and in with the new”, here. Frankly, traditional face-to-face instruction along with instructor lead training (ILT) does have a place in the learning process. What is Blended Learning? How is Blended Learning Used in Hand with Technology?

Adaptive Learning – The Future of Workplace Training For Modern Learners

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Today, a number of organizations are shifting towards Learning Management Software (LMS) that provides a better adaptive platform for efficient learning. The prime aim is to enable organizational workforce to learn at their own pace, as per their convenience of time and location. Adaptive e-learning approach helps to collect relevant data from the user via effective learning strategy. Features of Adaptive Learning. Learning on the go.

6 Immersive Self-paced Learning Strategies to Maximize the Efficiency of Virtual Training Programs

EI Design

With travel restrictions and social distancing in play, Virtual Training is the most sought-after solution today. In this article, I share 6 immersive Self-paced learning strategies for maximizing the efficiency of your Virtual Training programs. Scenario Based Learning.

Modern LMS – Imparting Knowledge, not passing information

G-Cube

When we talk about technology-aided learning, most of us speak of e-Learning and LMS in the same breath. LMSs have, undoubtedly, provided the much needed structure to the concept and flow of e-learning, but there is still a lot of debate on the usefulness of such a confined structure and pre-designed flow. The eye of the debate is how this structure might even hinder the effectiveness of learning, instead of aiding it. e-Learning LMS Research Tools & Technologies

Formal and Informal Learning: What’s the difference?

LearnUpon

Every learning and development team has one ultimate goal. Formal and informal learning are two opposing learning styles. So, let’s dive in, scrutinize each, and figure out which learning practice will work best for your organization. . What is formal and informal learning? . Formal learning is learning that is delivered “in a systematic intentional way”. Informal learning is on the other end of the spectrum.

LXP to improve Workplace Learning with Learner-Centered Training

Origin Fractal LXP

The goal of Learner-Centered training is to grant users autonomy and independence by putting responsibility for finding a learning path in their hands. We are witnessing a spectacular rise in autonomous, self-organized learning communities. Social Learning and Interaction.

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

Adobe Captivate

With reduced training and travel budgets, Learning and Development (L&D) teams across the world are being pushed to re-evaluate their existing instructor-led training (ILT) delivery. Adapt to their preferences and learning styles. Clearly, both these aspects converge to an increase on: Online training: Particularly mLearning or mobile learning. Blended learning. Create highly engaging and interactive learning sessions with your learners.

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 event was also a forum that included prominent personalities from the field of Sports, Literature and Journalism. The theme of event was – Organizational Learning: Impacting business, Changing the game.

Combating the Forgetting Curve in Online Education

LearnDash

Learning information is mostly a process of helping learners move information from short term to long term memory. By testing information shortly after it is learned, and then repeating it throughout a course, learners are better able to store important information in their long-term memory. Spaced repetition systems spread out review sessions so that learners don’t over-learn information in the short term, only to forget it over time. Provide a social network.

How You Can Engage Your Millennial Workforce – Tips And Learning Strategies That Work

Adobe Captivate

Learning and Development teams cannot ignore Millennials anymore, given their increasing presence in the workforce. In this article, I share insights on their traits and learning preferences and a few tips and strategies that you can use to engage your millennial workforce and provide them with an effective learning experience. 8 Learning Strategies And Tips To Engage Your Millennial Workforce. They appreciate hands-on learning experiences.

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Discussion Groups in eLearning: Why it Matters?

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In the world of online learning, discussion groups, discussion boards, discussion forums or threaded discussions are of vital importance. A discussion forum offers a place to instructor-to-learner and student-to-student interaction to take place. billion global social media users? With the availability of discussion forums, online courses can be created and modified instantly. The online tutor should share the initial response at every discussion forum.

How to Make Online Learning Easy for First-Time eLearners

CourseArc

Making the transition from traditional textbook learning and instructor-led classroom courses to the strange new world of online learning can be a daunting challenge – especially for first-time online learners who’ve never had to navigate a digital learning interface before. As a result, many adult or senior students who are new to distance learning perform poorly in their courses, which reduces their motivation and their likelihood of completing future lessons.

3 Strategies for Infusing Cultural Authenticity in Your eLearning Experience

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Often in situations where instructional designers are left with limited knowledge about the cultures they are working with, the approach taken is to design with multiple learning styles in mind using a variety of materials and activities. There is also still a risk that learners will become overwhelmed when too much of a variety fails to align with their learning culture. Go social.

Lurking and loafing

Learning with e's

Yesterday in Hitch-hiking across cyberspace I started discussing some issues around student engagement in collaborative online learning environments such as wikis and discussion groups. The reasons why people freeload were investigated in a series of experiments by Latane, Williams and Harkins (1979) who described the effects of what they termed 'social loafing'. Social loafing is recognised by many as the reverse of the old maxim 'many hands make light work'.

What are the strategies to become an online teacher?

Pinlearn

Online learning has taken education beyond the boundaries of a traditional classroom overcoming geographical limitations. However, teaching online is not like teaching in the classroom, it takes a different approach and efficient strategies to boost online learning. Online teaching requires a unique style of interaction with students to help set your virtual classroom and prepare your students up for success. Focus on active learning. Differentiated instruction style.

6 Strategies You Can Use To Design Effective eLearning For Your Millennial Workforce

EI Design

With increasing millennial workforce, organizations need to re-evaluate their existing learning strategies. Why Do You Need A Different Learning Strategy For Your Millennial Workforce? Of late, there has been a lot of discussion on the need for corporates to re-evaluate their existing learning strategies so that they can meaningfully engage millennial workforce. What Are The Traits Of The Millennial Workforce That Impact The Learning Strategy?