The Learning Styles Myth

Association eLearning

Some time ago, a colleague of mine wrote a blog called Learning Myths: Debunked , in which he stated that learning styles is a myth. Having obtained a degree in Elementary Education, I was shocked and still skeptical that learning styles was indeed a myth.

Millennial Learning Styles

Ed App

Millennials are moving into the workforce as fast as Baby Boomers are leaving, making it essential for us to understand the principal millennial learning styles of our younger generation. We have gathered ways in which variety for millennial learning styles can be incorporated into your employee learning strategy. Implement gamification techniques. Encourage self-directed and flexible learning.

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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.

How Learning Paths Help to Create Structured Learning Programs

Docebo

Not only do you have to create new learning content and analyze the progress of each of your learners, but you also have to spend hours assigning them a selection of relevant courses. This is where learning paths will be your saving grace. What Are Learning Paths?

Learning Through Gamification - Myth Versus Fact

InSync Training

From using innovative technology with integrated rich media, to microlearning and mobile apps , the types of training styles are unlimited. However, because gamification is relatively new and trending, some companies remain skeptical of implementing this type of learning.

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. Engagement Upgrade: Social Learning, User-Generated Content & LMS Gamification.

Why is Compliance Training Important?

Docebo

As a result, completion rates are the most important metric taken from such learning activities, signaling that your employees meet the requirements or standards. While compliance training used to be a headache for every Learning and Development professional out there, it’s now easier than ever to make sure that your business is on track. Let your Learning Platform deliver the course material to your employees and set up renewal reminders in advance.

My blogging year in the rear-view mirror

E-Learning Provocateur

I’m looking forward to Bob Little’s next round of E-Learning Movers and Shakers. E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2015 – My annual list of major PD events for e-learning pro’s down under.

What do eLearning Experts have to say about Gamification?

Adobe Captivate

. I started learning seriously about gamification some time ago. So here we go: these are a few quotes from various eLearning professionals on this exciting learning strategy. I / GAMIFICATION: IT’S WORTH IT! “I They make learning more active.

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CORPORATE INSTRUCTION IS STILL DISCONNECTED FROM MILLENNIAL LEARNING STYLES – A LIST BASED ON OBSERVATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE

Wonderful Brain

You’d think with all of this proven—and nowhere is it more evident than in large corporations—that learning programs would have been adjusted to align instruction with M proclivities for workplace education. Overcoming Generation Differences When Building Learning: Part 2.

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

Adobe Captivate

I recently posted some recommended reading that relates to a virtual class I recently taught on gamification. 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.

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. My VR learning journey thus far may be described as joy punctuated by disappointment.

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.

Trends in Training & Learning Management (Includes Webinar Recording & Slides)

Adobe Captivate

On November 21, I facilitated a discussion of major trends in learning and development. And here are the slides: Trends In Training & Learning Management from Katrina Baker. Join Adobe’s Senior Learning Evangelist Katrina Marie Baker for this lively conversation about the latest trends in training & development. Rise of mobile learning. Role of skill-based learning in business training. Use of gamification for learner engagement and motivation.

[Free Webinar #2!] Convert Classroom Training to Blended Learning Using Your Creativity and Adobe Technology

Adobe Captivate

If you just can’t get enough of blended learning, come to my keynote session at ATD’s New England Area Conference on March 29. Convert Classroom Training To Blended Learning Using Your Creativity & Adobe Technology. Blended learning is a common buzz phrase in L&D, and it’s one that deserves attention. You may mix and match many delivery formats in order to create a learning environment that is engaging and cost-effective.

Gamification, Serious Games, and Simulations: The Differences

Designing Digitally

All types of game-based learning, simulation , and gamification are commonly put under the umbrella of “gamification.” The concept of gameful design is relevant because it acknowledges that there are differences between gamification, serious games, and simulations. .

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

Adobe Captivate

Last October, I posted some recommended reading that complemented one of my classes on gamification. 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 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. The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate Program. Day 1 Creation and Authoring Learning Tools; Jeff Batt, Head Trainer, Learning Dojo. How to learn any new authoring tool.

[Free Webinar!] Convert Classroom Training To Blended Learning Using Your Creativity & Adobe Technology

Adobe Captivate

If you subscribe to the Learning Thursday blog series, you may have figured out from a recent article that I like blended learning. Blending learning allows us to deliver an experience that is tailored to students’ learning styles and preferences. I’ll facilitate a free virtual session about blended learning on April 2 at 9AM Pacific. Convert Classroom Training To Blended Learning Using Your Creativity & Adobe Technology.

What is Gamification? and Why it Matters to L&D Professionals

The Learning Circuits

In my last posting I mentioned the idea of “Gamification” and Anna thoughtfully pointed out that we need to “ define what "gamification" means to learning development. “ So on this posting, let’s define Gamification.

Learning Thursday #4: Is Constructivism an Effective Approach to Instructional Design?

Adobe Captivate

Learning Thursday is a blog series that features a new L&D article every other week along with discussion points. Check out the last Learning Thursday here. Last October, I posted a list of articles related to constructivism and the effective use of technology, games and gamification within the learning environment. Many learning professionals incorporate constructivism into their instructional design approach.

Top 10 Competencies of a Gamified Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening all around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging almost on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt with most of these changes.

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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.

What is Blended Learning? Everything You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

How do you learn best? There are many ways to learn, so how can a learning program cater to all of their students learning styles? That is where Blended Learning can help. What is Blended Learning? Gamification Programs.

In the world of contact centers—customer services rules all

Axonify

Jasha Fletcher, Head of Learning Solutions Architecture at BT, and her team were clear on what wasn’t working. We knew learning styles vary, and people learn at their own pace and advance on different paths, at different rates, depending on their interests and abilities,” explains Fletcher. “We We needed to tap into all of these different styles and make the learning stick.”. Recognizing the need for confidence-based learning. Enter gamification.

5 Ways to Utilize E-Learning Games in Employee Training

Unboxed

Simplifying the training experience is pinnacle to both effective learning and knowledge retention. . Gamification in Business. Gamification is a buzzword these days as one of the most popular learning styles for both learners and educators. Follow Follow Follow.

What Can Keep And Hold A Millennial In Your Organization? Learning and Development

Association eLearning

Everyone wins when your organization creates and supports opportunities for Millennials to perpetually learn and absorb your organization’s culture. The use of gamification in training and other tailored learning tools are very familiar to the Millennial. Mobile responsive training also builds incentive in their developmental strengths with consistent and time-efficient learning approach any time or any where on their iPads and Smartphones.

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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How To Use Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance

Adobe Captivate

This article outlines how you can use Mobile Learning to increase employee engagement and boost employee performance. Using Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance . Just about everything has gone mobile today and Learning is no exception.

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? What Are The Traits Of The Millennial Workforce That Impact The Learning Strategy?

3 Tips for Creating the Right Enterprise Learning Environment

Docebo

Here are three areas to focus upon and some tips to make sure you get it right: Enterprise Learning Styles – Blended Learning vs Hybrid Learning. Interactive Learning Experience – Gamification for Instant Gratification.

3 burning questions inspired by Masie’s Learning 2015

Sponge UK

“Leave this conference with questions not answers,” urged Elliott Masie , as the curtain fell on his 25th annual extravaganza, Learning 2015. Question 1: How can we make better use of neuroscience to improve workplace learning? What’s your burning question about learning?

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Top Learning Management Systems for an Incredible Training Experience

G-Cube

The top learning management systems offer on-demand training and efficiently track employee performance. Learning activities are evolving at a rapid pace across the globe. There are various paradigms for seeking knowledge or learning something new. Gamification.

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. Social Learning: A Significant Piece in Blended Learning.

A Transformative Year for Corporate Training

Vitalyst

Of note: Continuous Learning : Skills become obsolete at a much faster rate today—consider how often software is updated, how frequently new applications are rolled out, and how quickly business objectives are shifted.

A Transformative Year for Corporate Training

Vitalyst

Of note: Continuous Learning : Skills become obsolete at a much faster rate today—consider how often software is updated, how frequently new applications are rolled out, and how quickly business objectives are shifted.