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.

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.

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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 Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

I’d used the phrase ‘learning delivery’ when describing computer-supported collaborative learning ( CSCL ) approaches. CSCL was one of the hot pedagogical approaches of the day – when network-based learning was in its relative infancy. Learning takes place in our heads.

Video Training for Learning & Solving Problems

Your Training Edge

Learning facilitated by information technologies and problem solving skill enhanced by digital tools, is gaining momentum since last decade. I have previously talked about MOOCs and distance learning systems for both academic and corporate training scenarios.

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.

The one-right-answer problem

The eLearning Nomad

Good e-learning designers will build activities where they don’t give you the right answer straight away. It’s the way self-paced e-learning software is built and clients expect it to be like this. Life – including life in the workplace – isn’t made up of one-right-answer problems.

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

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.

Common LMS problems

Ed App

EdApp recently exhibited at the Learning Technologies 2019 conference. During that time our team spoke with hundreds of Learning and Development professionals. They discovered that there were common reasons why people were not happy with their current LMS and/or learning structure.

Julie Dirksen, #DevLearn "Interface Design: Tips and Tricks for Designing for Learning Environments"

Learning Visions

Three big chunks to your elearning interface: Learning content. The environment in which we learn something because embedded in the memory of the content itself. your learning environment, create association between stimulus and response. Text bullets on a screen are very low context and don''t match the environment at all. Templates are a problem. Find out how people are really using your learning.

More on Personal Learning Environments

Tony Karrer

Ray Sims has a great post on Personal Learning Environment and personal learning environments. His diagram and description that states that we not only each have our own personal learning environment, but that we are interconnected in all sorts of ways and need to be able to group things together for certain kinds of groups (organizational, informal, etc.) I agree with his overall goal, but I'm not sure I separate Learning and Doing.

Regulatory Upheavals Coming? No Problem

CLO Magazine

TRID, or TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure, replaces the Truth-in-Lending Disclosure and Good Faith Estimate regulation for mortgage loans, and it is driving sweeping change across the home loan environment.

How L&D can embrace digital to solve fundamental training problems

Matrix

L&D departments can embrace the new and constantly developing digital technologies to solve — or at least better respond to — fundamental problems of training. Today’s learners need to own their learning. They need to be in the driver’s seat of their own learning process.

Engage Your Team Through Problem Solving In Corporate Learning

Clarity Consultants

Corporate learning provides a unique opportunity to engage your employees. Engaged problem solving within a learning environment is a uniquely powerful tool. Here are 3 ways you can encourage team building and better communication through your corporate learning programs.

Teaching Problem Solving in a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

When thinking about creating a virtual world learning experience to teach problem solving, consider the following: Make them part of a case study —This strategy involves helping the learners to identify patterns within the cases by placing them in a case. Remember to have an indepth debrief to solidify the learning. Create a “Learning Documentary” demonstrating how other employees have solved similar problems —using Machinima.

From problem formulation to learning outcomes

easygenerator

When creating an e-Learning course, there are different steps that need to be taken to improve the effectiveness of the course and gain retention. Why do you make an e-Learning course? Most of the time, this goal arises from a concrete, specific, practical problem.

Engage Your Team Through Problem Solving In Corporate Learning

Clarity Consultants

Corporate learning provides a unique opportunity to engage your employees. Engaged problem solving within a learning environment is a uniquely powerful tool. Here are 3 ways you can encourage team building and better communication through your corporate learning programs. The post Engage Your Team Through Problem Solving In Corporate Learning appeared first on Clarity Consultants. 192 Corporate Learning

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration. Informal learning.

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Mapping the Work Context for Performance Support

Living in Learning

With all the recent press performance support is getting…make that positive press…I’m noticing that we could easily slip into a best practice of admiring the problem of what to do about it. To be a bit less sarcastic, I must clarify that admiration of the problem is NOT a best practice, but it often seems like we manage to do it best.

eLearning Content Development: 6 Steps to Create a Learning Problem Statement

TalentLMS

Remember, adult learners only spend time, effort and money on learning experiences that have a direct impact in their real lives. Before plunging into an eLearning course development process with your team, spend some time developing a formal problem statement.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #2 Facilitating Learning Organizations

Your Training Edge

The Internet has had profound impacts on education and training—not just on the practical aspects of how it is done, but on something much more fundamental: it has changed our core conceptions of what it means to teach and to learn. When you can learn anytime, not just from 6 to 8 p.m.

Problem-Based Learning in 3D Environment

Kapp Notes

Today I am presenting on the topic of Designing Problem-Based Learning Environments in a 3D On Line Virtual World at the 19th International Conference on Teaching and Learning. And I am receiving an Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching,Learning and Technology (I was nominated by Bloomsburg University for the award, I am honored.)

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “From Practice Fields to Communities of Practice”

Adobe Captivate

There have been radical shifts in thinking in recent years that have resulted in the study of social and cultural factors that influence learning. Situative perspectives typically consider the practice of and learning of a subject to be closely related processes, rather than two independent focuses. The text explores how to create a more supportive learning environment for students and what it means to learn as a member of a social group or community.

Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

Provided that learning and development leaders could and should have a central role in innovation, what is the chief learning officer’s responsibility? However, research has documented instead that innovation is the product of an environment where ideas can gestate and interact.

Scaffolding or no scaffolding?

Learning with e's

I'm co-editor of the Routledge journal Interactive Learning Environments , which this year went to 4 issues a year and in 2011 will extend its reach to 5 issues a year. 2010) Solving ill-structured problems in asynchronous online discussions: Built-in scaffolds vs. no scaffolds.

Learning to Play by Ear

CLO Magazine

Cameron Hedrick, CLO at Citi, views connectivity as central to his long-term goal of creating a more transparent and collaborative knowledge-sharing environment. The Future of Learning. Over the years, he learned the intricacies of HR in a financial services environment.

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Social, mobile, and personal learning futures

Learning with e's

Many of my public presentations have the prefix: Digital Learning Futures, because for me, the future of education and learning will be greatly influenced by digital technologies. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

Ingrain Immersive Learning…Get the drift?

Origin Learning

Nature creates paths and opportunities for those willing to learn, seek, know, and share …and that’s exactly what the social media platform and learning is all about. How about measuring the learning curve at the workplace? Are you longing to muscle up your learning?

Can organisation-wide social networks capture tacit knowledge?

The eLearning Nomad

The big challenge in any modern learning organisation is the sharing of this tacit knowledge. Sharing of tacit knowledge is done through solving problems together. People are often not aware of the ins-and-outs of how they solve problems and approach decisions in the workplace. Collaboration on a problem ( not the same as cooperation ) allows colleagues to pick up tacit knowledge from each other. Let’s keep this in mind when we design learning environments and events.

Workplace Learning: Mental Maps – Theory in Practice

The E-Learning Curve

Much of the real-world job of the knowledge worker is more concerned with problem setting then problem solving. Continue Reading → The post Workplace Learning: Mental Maps – Theory in Practice appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Constructivism Experiential Learning Knowledge Work Workplace Learning Argyris constructivism.

Is sharing caring? #OpenBlog19

Learning with e's

I attended an event in Utrecht, in the Netherlands way back in 2007, at around the time that social media was emerging as a serious learning technology. Together for two days, we discussed how digital technologies and networks could support learning.

The ADDIE Instructional Design Model

DigitalChalk eLearning

Identify your audience, problems and objectives, the learning environment, and the audience’s existing knowledge and skills. Using this type of model can save time and money by catching problems while they are still early and easy to fix.

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Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

If we dispense with online courses in favour of PDFs, how can we incorporate interactivity into the learning experience? Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). An ILE is a scalable and flexible learning environment. In other words, facilitate learning.

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Learning Thursday #4: Is Constructivism an Effective Approach to Instructional Design?

Adobe Captivate

Learning Thursday is a blog series that features a new L&D article every other week along with discussion points. Check out the last Learning Thursday here. Last October, I posted a list of articles related to constructivism and the effective use of technology, games and gamification within the learning environment. Learners are exposed to an environment and framework that allows them to derive meaning as opposed to passively receiving information.