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.

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.

Free Webinar: Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification

Adobe Captivate

Social learning has been the most discussed topic during my webinars over the past six months! Learning professionals face many challenges when implementing social learning, and yet the potential payoff is huge in terms of learner engagement. If social learning and gamification are priorities for you in 2019, come join one of our last group discussions of the year. Register with eLearning Industry for free.

How to Leverage Motivation in Your Learning Strategy

Docebo

In the learning sphere, spurring the motivation to engage has to be part of your enterprise learning strategy if you want to see more consistent and better quality results. But what type of motivational tactics should we lean upon in our learning strategy?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 10, 2007 Learning Styles In 1996, when I first started working as an "instructional designer", I was taught about learning styles. In the context of e-Learning (back then it was just plain old CBT), this meant you had audio/video on the screen with timed text bullets. Obviously, there is diversity in learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: TIPP Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 31, 2006 TIPP Learning Styles Last week, all of the instructors at the school where I teach had to take an online test to assess our learning styles. The idea is that as learners, all of us have elements of these styles when we learn, although some will be stronger than others. Do you learn best by seeing, doing/touching, hearing?

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".

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. The students directed their own learning.

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. START A FREE TRIAL!

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Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter from “How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School”

Adobe Captivate

I highly recommend the entire book, which is available for free from the National Academies Press. 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.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Learning 2.0 e-Learning Practices - Editor: Prof. Learning 2.0

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? Because video is, apparently, a perfect manifestation of social learning theory.

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.

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

Adobe Captivate

The full chapter is available for free on Sasha Barab’s web site and I highly recommend it. 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 setting must be social and collaborative.

Everybody’s Got Something To Teach…!!!

Learnnovators

The truth shall set you free!”. When I joined as an ID at Learnnovators , the first thing that one of my colleagues told me was that an ID must have a great passion for learning. I don’t know if I am learning as how she meant it, but I do end up learning something new every minute. To make this clear, let me talk about a lesson I learned in civics class at school: Every citizen has a voice and opinion in the matters of the country. “ Veritas Vos Liberabit! –

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The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles. Some people synthesize material when it is presented in written form, and some just do better when they are free to listen without reading.

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The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate – Coming to Orlando in February!

Adobe Captivate

I’ve wanted to put together a learning technologist certification for a long, long time. Learning geeks will unite in Orlando for our three-day learning technology program February 22-24, 2019. Day 1: Creation and Authoring Learning Tools , presented by Jeff Batt. And I’ll give you some free goodies to take home with you. The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate Program. How to learn any new authoring tool.

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. The Google Scholar link will take you to JSTOR, where you can read this article for free.). Can you think of an environment other than a museum where this sort of learning experience would be effective?

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

This month’s crop of free webinars is full of them. However, choosing the appropriate customer learning technology to automate many of the operations for managing users, training content, and data analytics is not an easy task. “ Spider, Web, Tree, Branches ” by skeeze is Public Domain.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

New learning helps too, and September is full of free webinars that can add to your knowledge stores! The key to learning success in these instances, though, is getting this high-quality material to trainees as quickly as possible. Where to find learning evaluation resources.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

If you’re missing work and need a quick way to plug into some new L&D ideas, why not spend an hour watching a free webinar? Learn the method and you can make your own magic. Learning and development professionals use Xyleme to manage the entire content lifecycle in one place.

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.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. Are you familiar with the learning styles ? Free text to speech.

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. Self-paced learning. Among the pros of online education is that you get to learn at your pace. Is adaptable to various learning styles.

Teachers Turning to EdTech [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

Not too long ago, I wrote an article about the social media use in the classroom , how it is gaining in popularity, and whether or not it is ideal for all situations. I find this a bit alarming, as I don’t think more technology equates to the best learning strategy.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visuals and Audio in eLearning (Ruth Clark)

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The article contains such gems as: "Decorative visuals defeat learning." " and "The least successful learning resulted from text and audio repetition of that text." They want audio narrating that long paragraph of text that they think should also appear on the screen in order to appeal to different learning styles.

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Lean ISD, Social Learning, VAK, Joe Harless Video, & Google

Big Dog, Little Dog

It is also not uncommon to hear of comments that the learning course has not brought about the desired results to solve performance issues or to improve performance levels. Social Learning Survey - The Masie Center. Amazing learning styles research - Donald Clark Plan B.

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Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers

Learnnovators

That’s why Instructional Design Guru defines terms from Instructional Design, Cognitive Psychology, Social Media, Multimedia, Technology and Law. It defines over 470 key terms for instructional designers.” ~ Connie Malamed , on ID Guru, the performance support App for learning designers.

In Pursuit of The RIGHT Learning Management System (LMS) for Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Until such times as systems can seamlessly track, report and produce useful data for the learning that occurs through the many little experiences in the daily workflow without manual intervention, I think it is still ‘work in progress’.” – Charles Jennings (in our interview with him).

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LMS – Evolving Into A Unified Learning System

Upside Learning

Accommodating different learning styles in Learning Management Systems (LMSs) represents an important step towards providing a wholesome learning experience to the learners. Moving towards a unified learning system. Register now (free).

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 14, 2019

Mike Taylor

In the meantime, here are some learning, design, and technology gems for you. From Traditional Training to Modern Workplace Learning: A Framework. From Traditional Training to Modern Workplace Learning: A Framework. Dual Coding & Learning Styles.

The Ultimate Guide to Flipped Learning

Origin Learning

In the last article, Designing Blended Learning , we learnt a little about the various blended learning models. This article will focus on the Flipped Learning model. The Flipped Learning is a part of the Rotation Model, a subset of the blended learning.

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Choosing Amongst the Top Elearning Authoring Tools to Create Effective Training Content Tailored to the Diversified Learning Needs

G-Cube

With technological advancement, the way learning is delivered also changing. The built-in interface of Captivate helps to develop optimal quality system demos as per the personalized learning styles and preferences of users.

Can Poor LMS Interface Jeopardize Learning?

Origin Learning

Definitions and theories notwithstanding, errors often creep in, thus leading to sub-optimal or even failed learning outcomes. E-Learning as we know comes with its own set of challenges and limitations. So care has to be taken to deliver solutions that will translate to real learning.

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Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

Why Online Learning Is Important In the Workplace  

TOPYX LMS

To say that online learning is important in the workplace is an understatement. It’s more accurate to exclaim that online learning, or eLearning, is indispensible in the corporate world. Could you use a refresher on the benefits of online learning?