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Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

Understanding the way people learn allows you to create better training. 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. Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. Read for : Contemporary research into theories with examples of how they’re being used in practice. Design for How People Learn.

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

ID Reflections

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. With the advent of technology and the rise of web 2.0,

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Innovation at Work

Coreaxis

Innovation has been a corporate buzz word over the past several years and, in the Learning and Development (L&D) world, it has become a hallmark of cutting edge companies. True innovation is about taking that meaningful solution and putting it into practice.

Training Your Modern Workforce Without Gadgets and Gizmos

Dashe & Thomson

New innovations are being developed every day with more advanced LMS systems, app-based eLearning, virtual reality systems, and the list goes on. You don’t have to dive into the technology deep end to create effective training for your modern workforce. Learning TheoryAs more millennials join the workforce and corporate cultures trend in the direction of faster onboarding and employee production, there is an increasing need to modernize training efforts to keep up.

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Responsive Learning: An Innovative Approach To Organizational Success

G-Cube

It is of no wonder that learning styles and preferences of modern learners are evolving with time. So, this is the time where professional training and mobile learning solutions blend to deliver efficient training outcomes. The main goal of responsive e-learning is to facilitate learning and improve their performance matrix. Impact of Responsive Learning on Modern Learners. Mobile devices provide a virtual learning environment to deliver online courses.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Early indications of this same paradigm shift can be seen in the learning and education arenas. The problem in executing this shift is not in setting up these new learning environments and communities, but rather in embracing the change.

Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

Learning by force is passé. How do organizations engage with young, trendy, and tech-savvy people when it comes to learning and development? In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking. Organizations are finding innovative ways of training and upskilling the workforce. Such recognition puts companies constantly in pursuit of innovation and excellence in the limelight.

The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

Although gamification and game-based learning have been around for a few years, only recently are training departments beginning to take these learning and engagement methods seriously. Gamification, Game-Based Learning, and Simulations. Game-Based Learning. From that same blog, game-based learning “takes place during play. If you don’t play you won’t learn, and if you don’t learn you can’t advance in the game.”.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | December 14, 2018

Mike Taylor

Digital Learning Trends for 2019. What does 2019 have in store for learning pros? Self-explanation is a powerful learning technique. Self-explanation is a powerful learning technique, according to meta-analysis of 64 studies involving 6000 participants. Learning, Design & Technology Miscellany. EdMedia + Innovate Learning Call for Presentations and Papers is open through January 30th. February 13-14 Learning Technologies , London, UK.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

Strivr named to Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020

STRIVR

For the second year in a row, Strivr has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. “Virtual Reality in enterprise learning is one of the first home-run applications for this powerful technology. Strivr has developed the world’s only end-to-end Immersive Learning platform, built specifically for enterprises that aim to invest in their people through the use of VR at-scale,” said Derek Belch, Strivr CEO.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. A “digital mindset” is not about using technology alone although that is a large part of it. Technology is thus an amplifier.

Double win for Learning Pool in Learning Technologies Awards 2019

Learning Pool

We are thrilled to announce that we have secured another two major awards, winning Gold for Most Innovative New Product with partners, TUI as well as receiving a Silver accolade for Ryan O’Hara for Learning Designer of the Year. Guests travelled from all over the world to the Park Plaza, on 27 November to celebrate the very best in learning technologies. It’s very innovative, clearly meeting a business need and has re-engaged learners at TUI with self-development.

I’m Glad Millennials Scare Learning and Development

Association eLearning

The learning and development (L&D) world seems to be confused by, if not outright afraid of, millennials. L&D theory has lots of innovative, scientifically backed methods in its corner. In many cases, the shift from classroom training toward blended learning and eLearning has just meant the learners can sit somewhere other than in a classroom while they endure a lecture or get pelted by bullet points.

The Power of People in Learning

Litmos

There are implications for formal learning and for informal. The Cognitive Story behind Social Learning. Why does social learning work at all? Research and theory have converged on a realization that we build models to explain the world and predict outcomes. Formal Learning. In formal learning, then, social learning can be really important when the material we’re dealing with has a potential for ambiguity. Informal Learning.

Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I often have conversations about the role of social media in learning processes. Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning. How can you learn from 140 characters?! The theory about learning you embrace determine how you look at social media and its importance (or unimportance). From a behaviourism point of view, twitter might not be very relevant as a means for learning. Pragmatism: learning by doing.

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Motivate, collaborate and reward: using leaderboards in workplace learning

Sponge UK

They can be added to many workplace learning situations, giving them a social feature that encourages participation and competition. The Learning Leap leaderboard we created for Tesco charts learner progress. We used leaderboard technology to create a donation tally as part of an onboarding module for Specsavers. Share your thoughts on the use of leaderboards in workplace learning and the ways they can help motivate, reward and aid collaboration.

17 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 15

Upside Learning

Know how work would shape up in the future, major ideas that would change the world of training and how learning would soon turn mobile. For all you Tech savvy folks, get the scoop on how technology wires the learning brain and how HTML 5 aids cross platform development.

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5 key insights for an engaging employee experience from L&D analyst Josh Bersin

STRIVR

Josh Bersin, founder of Bersin by Deloitte, is a global analyst in corporate human resources, talent and learning. He researches a variety of HR-related topics, from enterprise learning to employee experience to talent analytics. The #1 human capital trend around the world is learning. Deloitte’s 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report puts it bluntly: “The number-one trend for 2019 is the need for organizations to change the way people learn.”

Learning design talent at Sponge UK attracts top award

Sponge UK

NEWS: Kate Nicholls, Head of Learning Innovation at leading elearning company, Sponge UK has been named Learning Technologies Designer of the Year. She took the gold prize at the Learning Technologies Awards 2016 for her track record in the high quality design of effective workplace elearning programmes. Described as a creative powerhouse, Kate has a strong focus on learner needs and an ability to utilise a wide range of innovative solutions.”

Experiencing E-Learning » Daily Bookmarks 12/01/2007

Experiencing eLearning

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Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. Previously, as Head of Learning & Collaboration at TELUS, Dan was responsible for the overarching learning, collaboration & leadership development strategy for the company. In 2012 he appeared on the front cover of T+D Magazine and Chief Learning Officer Magazine.

Theories for the digital age: Connectivism

Learning with 'e's

Learning in the industrialised world can now be contextualised within a largely technological landscape, where the use of digital media is assuming increasing importance. Much of this learning is informal, (Commentators such as Cofer (2000), Cross (2006) and Dobbs (2000) place the proportion of informal learning at around 70%) and is also generally location independent. One highly visible theory is Connectivism (Siemens, 2004). 2000) Informal Workplace Learning.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How significant is innovation for businesses to succeed?

Making Connections: Trends in Social Learning

Obsidian Learning

Building on the concept of communities of practice , Etienne Wenger (2009) has proposed a social theory of learning. The focus of this theory is “learning as social participation,” in which learners actively participate in the practices of social communities and construct personal identities in relation to these communities. As instructional designers, we’re aware of various theories about how and why people learn. Connectivism and Social Learning.

Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 2)

Learnnovators

ABOUT KARL KAPP (Professor of Instructional Technology, Bloomsburg University): Karl M. CFPIM, CIRM, is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. He is a full professor of instructional technology at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA, and serves as the Assistant Director of Bloomsburg’s Institute for Interactive Technologies. The learner needs to engage with the learning.

What type of innovation is the Learning Experience Platform?

Learning Pool

Greg Satell, writing in the Harvard Business Review, identified 4 distinctly different types of innovation. So where does an innovation like the Learning Experience Platform (LXP) sit within his matrix? In Learning Pool’s recent white paper, Powering the Modern Learning Experience , our Chief Product Officer, Ben Betts, and John Helmer FLPI touch on the question of what type of innovation an LXP represents? appeared first on Learning Pool.

E-Learning Design Part 3: The Learner as an Active Participant

CDSM

At CDSM, we draw on a range of theories – from the past and the present – to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. In our first two posts in this series, we gave you an insight into how we use some of the essential aspects of ‘behaviourism’ in our digital learning solutions. Now, we’re going to introduce you to a theory which plays an even bigger part in our thinking: Constructivism. What Does It Mean to Be an Active Participant in Learning?

Double Win for Learning Pool in Learning Technologies Awards 2019

HT2 Labs

We are thrilled to announce that we have secured another two major awards, winning Gold for Most Innovative New Product with partners, TUI as well as receiving a Silver accolade for Ryan O’Hara for Learning Designer of the Year. Guests travelled from all over the world to the Park Plaza, on 27 November to celebrate the very best in learning technologies. It’s very innovative, clearly meeting a business need and has re-engaged learners at TUI with self-development.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

Association educational leaders who are responsible for developing adult learning programs often struggle with defining what makes for a quality educational program, especially one that relies heavily on technology. I witnessed second hand what I believe to be an example of best practice for blended learning design. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design. Rigorous Learning Objectives and Expectations. Adherence to Adult Learning Theory.

LEARNNOVATIONS ~ Looking Back, Looking Forward

Learnnovators

As this wonderful year comes to a close, we wish to take a look back at our little journey, which presented us with some great learnings about ‘learning’. The goal that we had set for ourselves in 2013 was to be focussed on our commitment to promote ‘good learning’. Some of the questions that we wanted to explore through this initiative were the following: What does future learning look like? How would people learn in future?

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Eric: The future of e-Learning is wide open!

eLearning Book Review: The Accidental Instructional Designer

Web Courseworks

Instructional designers and eLearning managers can learn something from Cammy Bean’s book. Cammy’s message fit well with the theme of her new book, The Accidental Instructional Designer: Learning Design for the Digital Age , which is an important read for both managers and instructional designers alike. The accidental aspect of our careers is symbolic of the life-long learning journey most adults should ready themselves for.

Learning Beyond the Course

Rob Hubbard

It was my great privilege to recently organise and Chair the eLearning Network’s Learning Beyond the Course conference in London, UK. I was delighted that several of the speakers shared the research and theory behind their work showing the clear link between the two. All discounted learning styles and it’s good to see the groundswell against these false sacred cows of training. You can learn more about this here.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

Association educational leaders who are responsible for developing adult learning programs often struggle with defining what makes for a quality educational program, especially one that relies heavily on technology. I witnessed second hand what I believe to be an example of best practice for blended learning design. Key Ingredients of Blended Learning Program Design. Rigorous Learning Objectives and Expectations. Adherence to Adult Learning Theory.

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. Learning is all about the interactions we have across all facets of our lives: we talk to people, we listen to what they’re saying, and then aim to apply or consider the insights that person is bestowing upon us (and vice-versa).