Expert Advice from Catherine Lombardozzi: Learning Environment Design

InSync Training

Creating the right learning environment constitutes an important step in the modern instructional design process. What do we need to consider when incorporating learning environment design into our approach? To get started, Catherine Lombardozzi, author of Learning Environments by Design , encourages us to ask, “How do I make a comprehensive learning strategy out of all the ways we can help people to learn, out of all the resources we can give them?”.

The evolution of personal learning environments

Origin Learning

A personal learning environment refers to the tools, technologies, resources etc. By and large, this constitutes John’s Personal Learning Environment (PLE). The coming of technology has naturally exposed us to more entertainment, and at the same time, to more learning.

Designing Learning Environments for the Digital Age

InSync Training

Learning technologies and methodologies have evolved rapidly and dramatically over the past three decades. This blog post will highlight the evolution of corporate learning and learning environment design and strategies. Modern Learning Instructional Design

Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments

Upside Learning

Everyone’s been talking about Social Learning Environments (SLEs), the internet offers a plethora of tools that could become a part of a SLE. Jane Hart wrote about ‘How to Create a Social Learning Environment’ in the November 09 issue of Inside Learning Technologies.

Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). They generally have a haphazard learning experience.

4 Guiding Principles for Building Trust in Perpetual Learning Environments

InSync Training

Now more than ever we live in perpetual learning environments. In every waking moment, we are taking in and processing information – learning perpetually. 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs Perpetual Learning

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5 Reasons Training Managers Love a Digital Learning Environment

CommLab India

This blog gives training managers an insight into the benefits of implementing a digital learning environment. eLearning Design Digital learningDigital training is required to make training engaging and interactive for modern learners.

What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

A sumptuous spread of cerebral and endorphin-inducing fare, the subtext was learning, learning and more learning. That is a strident example of the reach and power of social learning.

The Future of eLearning and Immersive Learning Environments

Gyrus

Elearning continues to rapidly evolve as technologies such as gamification, immersive learning environments ( ILEs ), MOOCS, mobile learning and other modern training delivery methods penetrate the marketplace. What are immersive learning environments? They relearn even the simplest of tasks, like turning a wrench, underwater, to simulate the harsh low-gravity and airless environment of space. E-learning LMS eLL

Open Learning Network vs Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

In the comments section of my previous post, Mike Caulfield kindly pointed me to the article Envisioning the Post-LMS Era: The Open Learning Network by Jonathan Mott. Mott’s blueprint is the Open Learning Network (OLN). Mine is the Informal Learning Environment (ILE).

A Model for Corporate Learning Environments

The E-Learning Curve

I'm making a case for the assertion that learning curves are a very adaptable way to investigate a range of ideas about learning and teaching. Continue Reading → The post A Model for Corporate Learning Environments appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

New learning environments

Learning with e's

Our final #EDENchat of 2015 focused on new learning environments, namely MOOCs, flipped classrooms and blended learning methods. Those who participated shared their experiences of MOOCs and flipped learning both as teachers and as learners.

Immersive training with 360° learning environments

Matrix

Immersive learning – the next step in corporate L&D. Corporate learning may seem like a long way from popular entertainment. A lot has been said lately about the new learning preferences and training has pretty much moved online.

Immersive learning environments may become the norm in training

Matrix

Learning is not based on impulses and happens in the cerebrum; this is where higher-ordered functions like memory and reasoning occur. How learning works. Learning in immersive environments might just do the trick. Immersive learning is not the future but the present.

New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

Learning with e's

In recent years, education has evolved to the point where learning can take place anywhere and at any time, usually beyond the walls of the traditional learning space. What are the challenges of these new learning environments?

Thinking Beyond An LMS: A Peek into An Ideal Digital Learning Environment

CommLab India

We need to think beyond the traditional LMSs to create digital learning environments that are user-centric and have a range of functionalities. Learning Technology LMS

Knowledge Workers and the Corporate Learning Environment

The E-Learning Curve

The 21st century corporate learning environment is an ecosystem of services, tools, technologies, and processes that support knowledge workers. Continue Reading → The post Knowledge Workers and the Corporate Learning Environment appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

8 Tips To Minimize Distractions In Social Learning Environments

eFront

Social learning promotes collaboration and peer-based eLearning feedback. In this article, we’ll share 8 tips on how to make the social learning environment most effective. Minimize Distractions In The Social Learning Environment.

30% Harder to Design for the Online Learning Environment

ATD Learning Technologies

Most clients we encounter believe that moving their content to an online, virtual environment, such as Adobe Connect or WebEx Training Center, is a simple matter of tweaking the materials. Want to learn more?

New Virtual Learning Environments

Moodle Journal

Well this week I moved away from Moodle as my sole platform for delivering collaborative e-learningand started to make use of SL as part of my course delivery.

Blended Learning: Leverage Multiple Learning Environments

CommLab India

The best learning takes place when a blend of two or more environments are used to conduct training. eLearning Design Blended LearningHere’s why and how you can do it.

Personal learning environments

Clive on Learning

From his posting , Stephen Downes sounds like he didn't really enjoy giving his talk on personal learning environments here in Boston yesterday, what with all that having to connect with "corporate e-learning industry types". My main difficulty was in trying to come to terms with what a personalised learning environment might be over and above what I already have now. Is their primary function really personal learning?

Create Autonomy in Gamification and Other Learning Environments

Kapp Notes

When thinking about creating a gamification experience (or any learning experience), allow and encourage the learner to make meaningful and consequential choices. Fake choices = fake interest in the learning event. Does it reflect a clear area to click on in an online environment?

Models For Designing Your Personal Learning Environment

The eLearning Coach

A personal learning environment (PLE) is a solution for keeping up with the rapid pace of knowledge change. Some say it is a concept, while others say it is a technology.

Totara Cloud on its Way for Small Learning Environments

Lambda Solutions

If you are a small business or proprietorship who needs a corporate learning management system for a handful of people, then TotaraCloud is for you. Totara recently announced the launch of Totara Cloud, which will become available later this month.

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Personal Learning Environments and personal learning environments

Tony Karrer

There's been quite a bit of discussion going on around Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) and personal learning environments. Getting back, I've seen quite a few blog posts on the topic: Stephen Downes - Personal Learning I can talk about webs and networks and personal learnings and PLEs but there's a disconnect unless people see themselves as learners rather than teachers. I believe that we all have a personal learning environment.

Principles for Designing 3D Learning Environments

Kapp Notes

In yesterday’s Train for Success in-world seminar, I was asked about the principles for effective design for 3D learning experiences, here is the list of principles that can be applied to make a 3D Learning Environment (3DLE) successful. Learning is an iterative process.

5 Tips to Create a Collaborative E-learning Environment

CommLab India

Learn how to create the perfect collaborative eLearning environment that can boost learner participation. eLearning Design Collaborative Learning

ELC 019: Shifting To Learning Environments

The eLearning Coach

Find out how to design a learning environment to fulfill a specific need. These have the potential for providing a rich and broad learning experience. Post from: The eLearning Coach ELC 019: Shifting To Learning Environments.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

Of course, you might also consider a virtual learning platform, in which case you would join the 81 percent of companies who provide at least some of their training online. What is a Virtual Learning Environment? A virtual learning environment is an online system that allows education materials to be transmitted through the internet to transfer knowledge from organization to employee, or teacher to student. Advantages of a Virtual Learning Environment.

How to Create an Impactful Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

When training moves from a purely in-person format to an online or blended learning model, there is always a concern that learning will become less “sticky” as the human element is removed from the training experience. For organizations that have trained their workforce using an instructor-led or mentor-based format for decades, it might seem impossible for the same concepts to be presented and retained by learners in a virtual learning environment.

Constructivism, Learning Environments: An Introduction

The E-Learning Curve

There are a range of views on what the term ‘constructivism’ means in the context of learning, but it can be said that most definitions would agree that it has these characteristics: Learning is an active process of constructing rather… Continue Reading → The post Constructivism, Learning Environments: An Introduction appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Interactive Learning Environments

Learning with e's

The current special issue of the journal Interactive Learning Environments focuses on 'Social Networks Research', and here's a heads up for the next issue, due out in December, which has just gone to press. Interactive Learning Environments Computers in Education

30 Percent Harder to Design for the Online Learning Environment

ATD Learning Technologies

Most clients we encounter believe that moving their content to an online, virtual environment, such as Adobe Connect or WebEx Training Center, is a simple matter of tweaking the materials. In fact, it is 30 percent harder to design training for the online environment because there is one more entity that needs to be designed for—the technology. In the online environment, though, the facilitator’s and participant’s roles are a bit different.