4 Learning Theories Every Online Educator Should Know

LearnDash

Because understanding how we learn influences how we teach. If I had to guess, I would say that most online educators don’t think of themselves as “instructional designers.” This is where instructional design comes in. Or do we just learn through raw mental power?

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Adult learning theories for instructional designers: Andragogy

Matrix

Lately, I’ve seen a lot of the focus moving towards technology rather than learning itself. While trainers have to preferably keep up with the latest developments and trends, there is a lot to be saiz about adult learning and how it applies to successful L&D interventions.

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Transformative Learning Theory In Action

Dashe & Thomson

Sociologist Jack Mezirow would call this scene an example of Transformative Learning, and it’s one of the stickiest kinds of learning you can experience. Instructional Design Learning TheoryEureka! Many remember 2001: A Space Odyssey for depicting one of the most famous epiphanies in cinema history.

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10 Learning Theories You HAVE To Know!

Growth Engineering

Learning theories are sets of principles that explain how we best absorb information over time. Here are the 10 learning theories that you have you to know! The post 10 Learning Theories You HAVE To Know!

Agile Microlearning Explained

the interoperability of modules across learning platforms, but at. learning efficiency by making adaptive training available. OttoLearn leverages key theories from cognitive science to. rapidly and significantly improve initial learning and knowledge. Traditional learning.

Adult learning theories for instructional designers: Transformative learning

Matrix

” moments in corporate learning, but not everyone knows how to create them intentionally. Instructional designers strive to make these happen because they are extremely powerful and can make an entire course. The two focuses of transformative learning.

Learning Theories: A quick overview

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

I am often asked about the various learning theories and Instructional design tips, so I figured out I should start with the very basic kind of information related to educational theories.

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? How does it relate to other theories? To clear some of the obfuscation that surrounds learning theory, I have developed the following Taxonomy of Learning Theories.

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How Learning Theories Affect eLearning?

Dan Keckan

Learning theories were created as a basis to explain, describe, analyze and predict how learning should take place. It is important for eLearning professionals to understand how learning takes place because they are in the business of helping people learn. Instructional Design Adult Learning Adult Learning Theories Instructional Design Theories Instructional Design Tips

Importance of Instructional Design in Adult Learning Theory

Swift eLearning Services

There is no specific area that defines instructional design. It’s an outstanding technique that makes big difference in audience lives by creating courses that motivate, inspire, and streamline the learning process.

Learning theories

Ed App

Five Current Learning Theories. Learning theories unpack complex cognitive processes and provide useful mental models for educators to structure and design courses around, while also providing insights on best practice during and after learning experiences.

eLearning Book Review: The Accidental Instructional Designer

Web Courseworks

Instructional designers and eLearning managers can learn something from Cammy Bean’s book. Here’s a question for the eLearning managers out there: How many members of your instructional design team got involved in the field by accident? I’d venture to say that no two instructional designers start their career in the same way, but that’s OK! Cammy doesn’t mince words when discussing ADDIE on pg.

Adult Learning Theories Every eLearning Designer Must Know

Adult Learning with Technology

Original Article from [link] As an instructional designer, you want to create courses that make a difference to your audience’s lives. Now here’s the … Continue reading "Adult Learning Theories Every eLearning Designer Must Know". Adult Learning eLearning eLearning Tools Adult Learning Theories education instructional designer technologist Why Adults Learn

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Discovering Instructional Design 2 – Aligning Learning Theory with ID

The E-Learning Curve

How do you choose to align your learner needs with a learning theory and your learning program's instructional design? Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 2 – Aligning Learning Theory with ID appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Instructional Design Learning Theory behaviorism Cognitive Revolution Cognitivism Constructivism e-learning instructional design learning theory

Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

In our first Back to Basics blog “What is Instructional Design?” we talked about the concept and definition of instructional design. This week, we wanted to cover some common terms that you are bound to hear in almost instructional design setting. For the experienced Instructional Designers out there, what terminology did you wish you had known first? Analysis: First phase of ADDIE. Such instruction is usually self-paced.

eLearning Memories of a Millennial Instructional Designer

Association eLearning

This was years before I became an instructional designer, back when I was a kid. The year we got a single computer in the classroom was really exciting (it was only to be used during our designated play/ free time). Kid Learns from Computer Games. Instructional Designer Reflects. Looking back, I now realize that I was raised with game-based learning. What do you picture when you hear the word “eLearning”?

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.

What is Adult Learning Theory?

LearnUpon

Every trainer’s ambition is to make corporate learning as impactful and engaging as possible. Adult Learning Theory, also known as a ndragogy is a concept that has been around for years. It highlights the distinct ways adults best respond to learning and it’s a must-know for any training provider. Adult learning is a relatively simple theory to grasp, so let’s explain what it is and how its principles can be applied to your corporate learning strategy.

What Opportunities are there for Instructional Designers  &  Developers?

Adobe Captivate

In Ireland and the UK, we have a shortage of Instructional Designers, Developers and Trainers to meet demand. First, you need to identify what role you wish to take, designer, developer or trainer? Next is to decide how you will start your learning path. SO there has never been a better time to start in the learning and training sector or to start to upskill and eventually move to this sector. A passion for helping others to learn (a must have).

Top 4 Tips For Adult Learning Theory You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

Andragogy is a learning theory that describes qualities adults prefer in their learning experiences. Instructional designers use these qualities as strategies to develop training programs that resonate with adult learners and drive sustained behavior change. .

The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned From Instructional Design

Association eLearning

Working in instructional design, I’ve had the privilege to learn a little bit about a lot of different fields. This is true whether or not the customers, other departments’ employees, or Learning and Development are aware of it. Taking this into account when designing training can make the difference between “out of touch” and “helpful.”. If you’d like to read more about instructional design best practices, check out the rest of this author’s blogs.

Discovering Instructional Design 15: The ASSURE Model

The E-Learning Curve

The ASSURE model proposes a 6-step guide for instruction; while not specifically designed for e-learning, in practice it the methodology align to the requirements of designing courseware for that modality. Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 15: The ASSURE Model appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. ASSURE is an acronym derived from the key verb-descriptor of the tasks associated with the approach.

Webinar: Flipped Learning 2.0 - A Learning Theory Updated for a Virtual World

eLearning Brothers

The pandemic-driven move towards virtual learning is challenging training departments across the globe. webinars eLearning instructional design Developer Resources lectora Webinars

Back to Basics: What is Instructional Design?

Obsidian Learning

But no matter what the answers are, Instructional Design, Learning Strategy, or Communication Design will most likely be at the center of each solution. With our Instructional Designers, Learning Strategists, and others throughout the company, we are developing a brief blog series to tackle the basic instructional design principles the way we see them. What is instructional design? Design.

What is an Instructional Designer and how to become one?

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

What is an Instructional Designer? An Instructional Designer (ID) develops learning material for schools, organizations and business. What skills should one dispose to become an Instructional Designer? Types of Instructional Designers.

Discovering Instructional Design 5: Goal Statements

The E-Learning Curve

In instructional design, goal statements (sometimes called purpose statements) are often used with the Affective Domain. Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 5: Goal Statements appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

How Understanding The Adult Learning Theory Helps Us Create Better eLearning

Dan Keckan

Adult learning theory is a way into the minds of adults and getting there can help you create better eLearning for your employees. Instructional Design Adult Learners Adult Learning Adult Learning Theories Instructional Design TheoriesWe tend to think of adults as being able to sit and absorb boring presentation after presentation. In truth, that’s just as ineffective as it would be for a toddler.

Discovering Instructional Design 16: Gagne and the Events of Instruction

The E-Learning Curve

You may be surprised to learn that the ASSURE methodology has it's roots located the behaviorist-influenced Events of Instruction, devised by Robert M. Gagne Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 16: Gagne and the Events of Instruction appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Is Constructivism incompatible with Instructional Design?

The E-Learning Curve

Before looking in depth at Constructivist Learning Environments (CLEs), we need to investigate the question "Is Constructivism incompatible with Instructional Design?" David Merrill reviewed a range of instructional design theories, models, and research, "from basic descriptive laws about learning to broad curriculum programs that concentrate on what is taught rather than on how to teach". appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

The student will become the master! But how? Adapting the Feynman 3-Step Mastery Technique to Online Learning

Association eLearning

As the old adage goes, “to teach is to learn twice”, and mastery comes to those who apply what they’ve learned. So step one: we want the learner to take an active role in teaching the material that they’ve learned to someone who hasn’t learned it, which is perfect for scenario based learning. Adapting the Feynman 3-Step Mastery Technique to Online Learning appeared first on Knowledge Direct.

Constructivism and instructional design: more considerations

The E-Learning Curve

In this series of blog posts, I'm considering the implications of instructional design on learning and development for knowledge workers in the modern workplace. Continue Reading → The post Constructivism and instructional design: more considerations appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Constructivism e-learning learning theory Cognitivism ISD Merrill principle of demonstration principles of instruction

Adult Learning Theory and Training Design

Obsidian Learning

As designers of learning for corporate environments, we often use the phrase “adult learning theory” to describe the principles that underlie our work. We want to design training that is directly relevant to our learners, training that they can immediately use back on the job. In this article, we’ll take a look at the assumptions of adult learning theory and explore ways in which to apply it to the design of corporate eLearning.

Should Marketing Review eLearning Courses?

Association eLearning

Recently, an instructional designer friend of mine asked me, “Should Marketing review eLearning courses and approve them before they are released?” I am a marketing person, I am not an instructional designer. If your marketing department is filled with marketing people who aren’t instructional designers either, then it is important that a marketing review stick to marketing issues. In short, we are not instructional designers.

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Applying the Social Learning Theory to online training

Matrix

Have you ever come across a situation where you learned skills or behaviors from observing others? You may have learned from observing a friend, a supervisor, a teacher or even strangers at times. I bet most of you would observe others performing these tasks and learn from them. Most of the time, we humans learn unfamiliar tasks by observing others. This leads us to what is known as the ‘Social Learning Theory.’. The Social Learning Theory.

Adult Learning Theories Every Instructional Designer Must Know

SHIFT eLearning

As an instructional designer, you want to create courses that make a difference to your audience’s lives. Instructional & Graphic DesignYou want to create courses that inspire them, that change mindsets and drive performance. In short, you want to create courses that are effective and hit the mark, every time.

Back To Basics: What is ADDIE?

Obsidian Learning

We’ve covered some of the basic concepts in Instructional Design and Terminology in our previous Back To Basics segments. This week we wanted to discuss one of the most common instructional design models, ADDIE. ADDIE is an acronym for a model of instructional design and development. Let’s look at ADDIE in more detail to find out whether it could work for you, your project and your client. Design the user interface and experience.

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Instructional Design Approaches For Adult Learners

Dan Keckan

How often do you put your adult learners into consideration when designing your eLearning courses? Are you utilizing the right Instructional Design approach to deliver a learning experience that meets their needs?