Learning by Watching: Social Cognitive Theory and Vicarious Learning

Origin Learning

Rather, we have stated this example to prove a point: that observation is an intrinsic human technique to learn unfamiliar tasks or behaviors – something that has been theorized by the psychologist Albert Bandura as what he called the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. What is Social Cognitive Theory?

Taxonomy of Learning Theories

E-Learning Provocateur

Academia is teeming with learning theories. It can be quite a challenge for the modern learning professional to identify an appropriate learning theory, draw practical ideas from it, and apply it to their daily work. Which theory do you choose? Schema theories .

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4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

What is the Situated Learning Theory? Some of the ways to apply this theory are: Group Activities. Situated learning, simply put, is learning that takes place in the same context in which it is applied.

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Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

These 10 learning theory books offer a range of approaches and specialities. You can get the ball rolling with an overview of theories, or focus on a specific area that is most relevant to your role. Contemporary Theories of Learning: Learning Theorists … In Their Own Words.

Harnessing Learning Theories for the Mobile Platform: A m-learning perspective

G-Cube

With this as the background, learning experts ascertain that there are a number of pedagogical theories that can be utilized when creating a mobile learning strategy: Behaviorist learning. This theory provides learners a problem that is based on the real-life situations they often encounter.

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Bandura’s Social Learning Theory

Kapp Notes

Here are some thoughts and ideas related to Albert Bandura’s social learning theory. Bandura’s social learning theory indicates the effectiveness of human social models in influencing another to change behaviors, beliefs or attitudes, as well as social and cognitive functioning. The theory seeks to explain learning in a naturalistic setting as opposed to laboratory or contrived setting.

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Unravelling The Relevance Of Social Cognitive Theory in Online Learning

ProProfs

This leads us to the theory by psychologist Albert Bandura known as the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. What is Social Cognitive Theory? Started as the ‘Social learning theory’ in the 1960s by Albert Bandura, it is widely used in psychology, education and communication domains.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Theory Into Practice Blog Tour

Kapp Notes

We are starting it today as ASTD and I kick-off a 10+ stop blog book tour for the ASTD co-published book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice. The first book covers a good deal of the concepts, ideas and approaches.

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Demystify computing theory with new elearning

Sponge UK

NEWS: A new elearning programme to help teachers improve their knowledge and confidence in key aspects of computing theory is being launched in the UK. categoryid=2 The post Demystify computing theory with new elearning appeared first on Sponge UK.

What Is the Sensory Semantic Theory?

mysimpleshow

Nelson explained this phenomenon with his sensory semantic theory. Pictures have another advantage over words: According to the sensory semantic theory pictures also assess meaning more directly than words. What Is the Sensory Semantic Theory?

Learning, making and powerful ideas

Learning with e's

This is number 31 in my series on learning theories. I''m working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. 1980) Mindstorms: Children, Computers and Powerful Ideas.

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A Theory of Fun

Clive on Learning

A Theory of Fun by Raph Koster (Paraglyph Press, 2005), is aimed at games designers, but as Raph reminds us "games serve as fundamental and powerful learning tools", so I guess all of us in learning and development are games designers to some extent. A Theory of Fun is a fun book to read.

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Applying The Subsumption Theory In eLearning

TalentLMS

David Ausubel, a noted American psychologist who specialized in education and learning behaviors, introduced the Subsumption Theory back in 1963. In this article, I’ll delve into the basics of the Subsumption Theory, and I’ll share 4 tips on how you can use it in your eLearning course design.

Using PPts Online & Dual-Coding Theory

Coffee and Design

Cognitive psychologists like Allan Paivio would argue that this form of instruction affords the “dual-coding theory” because both visual and verbal information is processed (see image). Before we tackle this question let’s apply the theory to another face-to-face situation.

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In theory.

Learning with e's

Any teacher training course worth its salt has a significant element of learning theory within its programme. There are many established theories and models we could use to explain learning and a few specialised theories about how learning can be enhanced and extended through electronic media.

Using a Learning Management System to Gather Good Ideas

Absorb LMS

It seems very unlikely that no one on the road crew mentioned paving around the pole might be a bad idea. What works in theory may not work in practice. Input from workers can’t fall on deaf ears, otherwise learners will stop contributing good ideas.

Simple Ideas for Communicating Powerful Messages

Growth Engineering

Over the years, I’ve found there are a few awesome communication ideas worth remembering. These simple ideas can make a big difference in your organisation! After all, sometimes the simple ideas are the most powerful.

Make Corporate Training Memorable With Cognitive Load Theory

PulseLearning

Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) is an instructional design theory that uses the science of how the human brain processes information to inform the design of learning materials so they are easy to comprehend and remember. Covering too much too early is never a good idea.

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. Learning various Instructional Design theories will help you develop more meaningful eLearning courses. Situated Cognition Theory. Sociocultural Learning Theory.

How to Apply Social Learning Theory for Effective eLearning

PulseLearning

Have you recently looked at Bandura’s Social Learning Theory Principles? We like to interact with others, share ideas, and observe our fellow human beings. The post How to Apply Social Learning Theory for Effective eLearning appeared first on PulseLearning.

Love-Hate Theory, Learner Motivation, Connectivism and Other Such Thoughts.

ID Reflections

These followed by Sreya’s post gave me some idea of the discussion. You can read the post here: Business-driven Learning and LH Theory (Love-Hate Theory). This further led me to mull over some of the fundamental theories all of us IDs start out our ID career armed with. In the initial years of being an ID (when we are still at the novice level as per Dreyfus Model…for discussion on this, please check here: [link] ), these learning theories become our guiding light.

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Using a Learning Management System to Gather Good Ideas

Absorb LMS

It seems very unlikely that no one on the road crew mentioned paving around the pole might be a bad idea. What works in theory may not work in practice. Input from workers can’t fall on deaf ears, otherwise learners will stop contributing good ideas.

Motivation and #Games: Motivational Theories for Instructional Games

Kapp Notes

These ideas originated in work done by Mark Lepper, a researcher from Stanford University and Thomas Malone also a researcher from Stanford who’s work includes extensive investigations into why games are fun and motivational. These techniques can be used for Instructor-Led Training or eLearning modules.

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How to Incorporate The Power of Social Learning Theory into Your eLearning Program

Coreaxis

Simply put, we are social creatures by nature and we learn better when we can interact, share ideas and observe others. Albert Bandura’s Social Learning Theory states that people learn behavior from their environment through observation, imitation and modeling. The post How to Incorporate The Power of Social Learning Theory into Your eLearning Program appeared first on Core Axis.

Theories for the digital age: Paragogy

Learning with e's

There are now a variety of new ways we can create peer networks, learn from each other and share our ideas. Image source Theories for the digital age: Paragogy by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Six Principles for Sticky Ideas that You Should Know

Integrated Learnings

Great ideas are golden. A great idea can save money, rake in new business and ultimately really plump the bottom-line. Big or small, a great idea is a great idea. Unfortunately, sometimes, no matter how great the idea is, it just never seems to catch on. The good news is that it’s rarely the fault of the idea itself. If an idea never manages to reach and grab hold of its listeners, then its brilliance becomes beside the point. By Derek Howard.

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How to Incorporate The Power of Social Learning Theory into Your eLearning Program

Coreaxis

Simply put, we are social creatures by nature and we learn better when we can interact, share ideas and observe others. Albert Bandura’s Social Learning Theory states that people learn behavior from their environment through observation, imitation and modeling. The post How to Incorporate The Power of Social Learning Theory into Your eLearning Program appeared first on Core Axis.

Stop selling training the wrong way: 5 ideas to help you sell more courses

Elucidat

While you may be able to estimate what your online training is worth to customers, it can be helpful to learn about the different pricing strategies (and theories) available. Free guide on how to Conceptualize elearning ideas. Are you leaving money on the table?

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The fun theory

Spicy Learning

Volkswagen recently launched a website, www.thefuntheory.com , built around the idea that by adding fun into the equation it’s easier to change people’s behaviour for the better. To back up this idea, VW decided to re-think three everyday tasks and inject their own brand of fun into the situation to see if they could achieve a positive change. The results of each project have been documented on video and can been seen on the Fun Theory website.

The Learning Styles Myth

Association eLearning

Ideas such as banging out rhythms to help memorize multiplication tables, or using Legos to teach fractions were applauded during college as the right way to reach all learners.

Designing for Motivation: Three Theories eLearning Designers Can Use

SHIFT eLearning

There are three distinct motivation theories that have been developed by scientists and psychologists that try to explain ways to motivate learners. L ook at the key ideas behind each theory and use them to improve the effectiveness of your courses. 1) Flow Theory.

The fun theory

Spicy Learning

Volkswagen recently launched a website, www.thefuntheory.com, built around the idea that by adding fun into the equation it’s easier to change people’s behaviour for the better. In their own words… The post The fun theory appeared first on Saffron Interactive. Blog eLearning

Here’s an idea to free college: 100% asynchronous based courses (self-paced), yeah e-learning

eLearning 24-7

In its current form of students going to class at brick and mortar locations, paying astronomical tuition, high debts load and so forth, yes the idea of free college while idealistic, is not going to happen. Thus, the idea that it is not feasible, goes right out the window. A book on the theory of nursing or how to do X in nursing isn’t going to be recalled or relevant when the person is a nurse or about to become one. . Moving forward with new ideas. .

Theories for the digital age: Paragogy

Learning with e's

There are now a variety of new ways we can create peer networks, learn from each other and share our ideas. Image source Theories for the digital age: Paragogy by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0