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? Which theory do you choose?

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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?

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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?

Mind the gap

Challenge to Learn

He states that a lot of people do not use their talents or for that matter even are aware of what their talents might be. We need to do different things and we need to do them in a different way. That is the gap I’m worried about.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

skills gap” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. “Skills Gap” Solutions. Do you already have digital badges?

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.

Mind the Gaps

Vitalyst

Although every step is important, identifying the gaps is perhaps the most critical to success. You already know what your desired outcome is—enabling your employees to realize their full potential with technology. The post Mind the Gaps appeared first on Vitalyst.

Sales Enablement Gaps White Paper

Count5

First there were sales portals—in theory, a great idea for putting sales collateral and other selling tools in one easy-to-access repository. First there were sales portals—in theory, a great idea for putting sales collateral and other selling tools in one easy-to-access repository.

Design - Knowing Doing Gap - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Seeing The Invisible: How To Identify Early Indicators Of Gaps In Instructional Design And Training Effectiveness. What is ‘Cloud Computing’, and what can it do for Education? What do online instructors have to know about H1N1? The role of theory in instructional design , September 14, 2009. Knowing Doing Gap (7). Best of eLearning Learning. September 11, 2009 to September 18, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

skills gap ” problem. What is the “Skills Gap” Problem? These persistently unfilled positions are attributed to an unfortunate and somewhat ironic phenomenon called the “skills gap.”. Skills Gap” Solutions. Associations can lead the way and solve the skills gap.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

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.

3 Mental models for learning L&D professionals should know about

Matrix

This is where the theory of mental models comes in – it postulates that acquiring a new way of regarding how everything works will lead not only in a fresh perspective on reality but also in surprising solutions to improve it. Figure out the gaps and go back to the source material.

How Do You Teach Innovation?

CLO Magazine

To do that they need a workforce that has the skills to solve customer problems by creating new and more innovative products and services. To do that, Robertson said learning leaders should bring customers and executives together as part of the learning process.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? Thats a great description, but it still doesnt help me tell the woman on the playground what it is that I do. How do you explain yourself?

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right? Make sure you know what makes your learner tick before choosing a gamification strategy for your training.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Here are the eLearning terms you really need to know, from A-L. Cognitive load: A theory developed by John Sweller that describes the strain working memory experiences when information is being processed. Intentionality: The act of doing something with purpose.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 7 More Things You Dont Need to Know About Me.

Learning Visions

Monday, December 29, 2008 7 More Things You Dont Need to Know About Me. Does this cover me for the 7 Things You Dont Need to Know About Me Meme that Sue Hickton just tagged me to do? I could also say that its exhaustion -- a by-product of motherhood -- three kids ages 5 1/2 - 7 months will do that to a person. So Im just doing six. Hard to resist the pull of needing to do more, more, more. And of doing it better.

Takeaways from Learning 2017

Association eLearning

Not only does it involve them in the process, they can often offer valuable insight, suggest possible solutions, and identify gaps. If you’re not collecting any type of data about your learning offerings you’re doing yourself and your organization a disservice.

A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 2 Do Not Assume that eLearning is the Answer

Challenge to Learn

This is about Principle #2: “Do not assume eLearning is the Answer”. In order to do this we need a better understanding of the context and the type of learning you want to apply. It should do more than repeat the content of the formal course; it should focus on application.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Multiple intelligences: Theory introduced by Howard Gardner defining eight types of intelligence: logical-mathematical, musical, spatial, bodily/kinesthetic, linguistic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalist intelligences. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

Why Do Employees Need Project Management Professional Certification Training?

WalkMe Training Station

The personal benefits outlined below are a great motivation to do so, because your tools for personal development will generate overarching organizational benefits. Project management professional certification training accounts for any skill gaps which are holding your team back, and this can ultimately elevate organizations considerably. Your ideal project manager will leverage a combination of theory and practical applications, to maximize their potential impact.

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

Learning Visions

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. See what John has to say in Instructional Design and Academia -- Where Theory and Practice RARELY Meet. Do I use ADDIE?

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What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). How do I know if Corporate Gamification is right? Make sure you know what makes your learner tick before choosing a gamification strategy for your training.

What are your 3 career criteria?

CLO Magazine

Know thyself” is a principle inscribed at the Temple of Apollo at Delphi which dates its origins back to fourth century B.C. Premuzic offers are often ignored by individuals due to compensation, “the devil you know” phenomenon and a lack of self-awareness about what they really want.

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

Learnnovators

When there are performance gaps in organizations, there could be several possible reasons: that the performer doesn’t have access to the necessary resources, that the performer isn’t motivated or is motivated to perform in other ways, or that the performer is lacking in particular skills. It is only in the third situation (lack of skills) that a course is needed to bridge the performance gap. Determine that it really is a skill or knowledge gap before you continue.

The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned From Instructional Design

Association eLearning

For example, how do you stay motivated? Mobile devices can help bridge this gap. This can usually be coordinated through a manager, who can also recommend whom to talk to and let that person know about the call. Ready to find out what Digitec can do for you?

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

So far, the role of L&D has been to identity existing skill gaps, design training programs to bridge the gaps, and get supervisors or the individuals concerned to nominate themselves for the training, attend the “requisite” training and get back to work and be efficient.

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Your Ticket to Great Instructional Design

Origin Learning

Now how do you do that? It is important for employees to know what to expect from a course. Then proceed to how the eLearning module will fill the gaps in their current capabilities. Ad companies do this all the time, taking a cue from them wouldn’t hurt at all.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interview with Brent Schlenker

Learning Visions

First, I sat in on a Brent webinar: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

4 Things L&D Professionals Need to Know About Modern Learners

OpenSesame

If you do the math, that can add up to over 500 hours over the course of a year – yikes. It’s also key for filling organizational knowledge gaps that form as baby boomers retire. . She is a graduate of University of Toronto's Semiotics & Communication Theory Program and has 5+ years of experience in digital marketing. Thanks to technological developments and the widespread adoption of mobile devices, learner needs are not the same as they were a few years ago.

Employee engagement strategies for effective training in workplace

Wizcabin

Secondly, even if an employee know how the system works, most of ten he face difficulties in getting familiarize with the technology. Make sure to analyze the feedback, and work on gaps. Theory Uncategorized

Transform Unused Learning Data Into Valuable Business Predictors

CLO Magazine

Everything we do online — from our Google searches to our Facebook posts to our online purchases — produces data. For example, learning technologies can help organizations predict: Knowledge gaps and where learners need additional remediation — across a class, course and individual levels.

5 Ways You Can Use User Generated Content Effectively In The Workplace

Wizcabin

Does your 3-year-old know a great deal more about dinosaurs than you do in your mid-30s? Corporate training, at best, considers worst-case scenarios and must do’s, or rather, must-not do’s. Content generated by employees helps fill up these gaps left by corporate training.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe As you may know, I struggle with describing what I do. My personal elevator speech when people ask me what I do for a living. "I teach people to do stuff using technology."