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. Where do you start? Schema theories .

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The Andragogy Secret: How To Use Adult Learning Theory To Drive L&D Engagement Success

Lambda Solutions

Table of Contents: Why Engaged Learning is Essential in Digital Transformation. What is Adult Learning Theory? Applying Andragogy To Corporate Learning. Implementing The 4 Principles of Adult Learning. Engaged Learning is Essential in Digital Transformation.

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Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap

Association eLearning

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap was originally published in the IACET blog as a guest post by Digitec President Jack McGrath. The skills-gap issue is growing more critical in the U.S., The Skills-Gap Crisis. How bad is the skills-gap problem?

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

What can I do? How do I advance in my career when I’m barely qualified for an entry level job in my field even though I have a degree? Who are your potential members and what do they want? How do I know? So how do you do it?

Do Your Learners Speak Your Language?

Association eLearning

You and your SMEs might know what ROI stands for or what “drilling down” is, but learners aren’t necessarily going to know. This knowledge gap is usually addressed with one, or both, of the following: The terms are defined one-by-one as they appear in the course.

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

Association eLearning

How often do you feel like you understand something until someone asks you to tell them more about it? He asked, what does it means to know something well, over simply “knowing its name” (or memorizing definitions and concepts)? “ Identify gaps and go back to the source material.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

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Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning that really works. For a learning experience design to be truly effective, it has to have a focus. That focus is the outcome that the learning experience is designed to achieve. So, the starting point of a learning design has to be the objective that will achieve the outcome. With a clear goal, we can know how to get there.

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. For example, how do you stay motivated? Mobile devices can help bridge this gap. No matter where someone works or what they do, they’re doing that job for a reason.

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. 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. How do you think we could tackle this?

7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. From increasing knowledge retention to filling performance gaps in a fraction of the time, microlearning offers a variety of different benefits.

Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

Blended Learning: Also referred to as hybrid learning. Cognitive Strategies: Specific methods used to solve problems, including reasoning, planning, rehearsal of newly learned information, and relating newly-learned information to existing knowledge.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Theory vs. Application in Instructional Design: One Academics View

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, February 12, 2008 Theory vs. Application in Instructional Design: One Academics View A long time ago, I decided I was much better at the practical side of things than the theoretical. but rather because he brings up some interesting points about the disconnect between the theory of instructional design in academia and the actual practice of it. Do you think it matters?

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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!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I have never taken a course in adult learning theory. I have learned everything I "know" about instructional design and teaching by doing. I started my professional life in operations -- behind the scenes helping people do their jobs better. Ive created a lot of bad e-Learning over the years -- page turner after page turner.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, January 30, 2009 Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"? Is the degreed-ID the department manager and not doing any actual design work? In Dr. John Currys recent interview series with practicing instructional designers , he asked Dr. Andrew Teasdale what advice he would give to ID students and what he himself did not learn at school that he couldve used.

Learner-Centered Approaches: Why They Matter and How to Implement Them

LearnUpon

When gearing up to plan a learning and development program, it’s a good time to look at how your training is delivered and see where you can adopt a more learner-centered approach in your sessions. Let them know what topics should be covered and encourage them to research them.

What’s the CEO want to see

Clark Quinn

To start with, we need specific responses for the things an organization knows they need to do (until that can be automated? Orgs must do what matters, and address any gaps. Should our glorious leader care about us doing what we’re supposed to? Instead, this individual is concerned with gaps that have emerged and that they’re fixed. You know, “we’ve been able to decrease those troubling call handling times back down to x.5

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. What is Social Learning?

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The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. What is Social Learning? Why Social Learning?

Why effective training simulations matter more than ever

Limestone Learning

One virtual learning tool that will probably get more buy-in now is the simulation. An effective workplace simulation can provide an adaptive experience for learners, bridge the gap between theory and practical behaviour (“ learning by doing ”), allow for real-time feedback, and increase learners’ confidence in their performance. Learning outcomes are better when simulations are accompanied by good facilitation or mentorship.

Conflict resolution

Learning with e's

This is number 11 in my series of short posts on learning theories. My intention is to work through the alphabet of psychologists and provide a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. 1957) A Theory of Cognitive Dissonance.

Serious eLearning: Course Topic and Game Goal

TalentLMS

Motivation and behavior theories have been pointing instruction designers and eLearning developers in this direction too. The attentions span is too short, and is increasingly getting shorter due to availability of novel learning environments like serious games.

Motivating Adults to Learn

LearnUpon

Businesses delivering training, no matter who they are, seem to have one common problem – motivating adults to learn isn’t easy. What motivates adults to learn? . As adults, there are several factors that motivate us to learn. Readiness to learn.

Keeping with Your KPIs: eLearning Sales Training

TalentLMS

How do I create training to teach them to sell better? All your adult learning theories that you “experted” over the years, pretty much boil down to creating constructivist or learner-focused training materials. How do I begin? Where do I begin?

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Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support. In Part 2, I'll list some of the levels within one of the learning types. What’s an instructional designer doing attending sales training? Yes, I know haven’t posted anything interesting last few days. The Business Case for Social Learning.

7 questions from the University of Wisconsin-Stout ID Program

Clark Quinn

Here’re the questions and my answers as presented to the students: Learning Design Evangelist Clark Quinn Answers Questions. Are there any critical gaps in knowledge that you frequently encounter in the ID industry? Clark: Several: The first is folks who only know the surface level of ID, not understanding the nuances of the components of learning (examples, concepts, etc), and consequently creating ineffective designs without even being aware.

The Corporate Learner’s Holiday Wish List: 3 Things People Want from Training Programs

Mindflash

If you know what your learners really want from the training, you stand a much better chance of delivering on expectations. Actively seek to close any organizational skills gap via training solutions. Make learning stick by extending training to the job site.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Like many enterprise learning companies, we are actively brainstorming ways to incorporate collaborative Web 2.0 technologies into our training programs, but rarely do we find a client that wants to create a robust learning environment comprised of both formal and informal components.

Guardian of the Coast

CLO Magazine

I had to work really hard to learn the language on my own,” Brignoni said. I loved seeing the lightbulb go on when they learned something,” she said. She provides the context and expertise in learning theory and instructional design that many of us lack.”.

8 Questions To Ask About Your eLearning Audience

TalentLMS

The fundamental step towards meaningful learning material development is to identify the learners. What capabilities do they have? What do they lack? Can they co-tutor in a learning session? What do senior managers and operation managers expect from this training?

Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

Once upon a time, HR and learning organizations focused exclusively on training and development of corporate employees. Everything changed with the dawn of modern learning technology and other digital enterprise innovation. External Learning Audiences Require Broader Strategy.

Use Case: Front Desk Training

Learnbrite

As we all know, staff training has a range of benefits: that’s true regardless of sector. This gives the scene a strong personality to help bring the learning objectives to life! (2) To learn how to use 3D models in your scenes, check out our guides. Micro-Learning Module.

Training a Specific Population – An Interview with Kelly Prince

WalkMe Training Station

Companies are taking a deep dive into employee training, knowing all too well this step of the on boarding process is the platform for success. Kelly Prince is a Senior Instructional Designer with Relias Learning. in Learning and Technology from Western Governors University.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Connectivism: Week 1

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. See Christy Tuckers musings on this topic: Does Learning Grow or is it Built? Cammy, Im glad youre doing the auditing. Or, often, the undefinition of learning.)