Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 10, 2007 Learning Styles In 1996, when I first started working as an "instructional designer", I was taught about learning styles. In the context of e-Learning (back then it was just plain old CBT), this meant you had audio/video on the screen with timed text bullets. Obviously, there is diversity in learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: TIPP Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 31, 2006 TIPP Learning Styles Last week, all of the instructors at the school where I teach had to take an online test to assess our learning styles. The idea is that as learners, all of us have elements of these styles when we learn, although some will be stronger than others. Do you learn best by seeing, doing/touching, hearing?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, August 10, 2007 More on Learning Styles Today Mark Oehlert points to Stephen Downes post Professor Pans Learning Style Teaching Method (in particular, the comments thread which I had missed as I typically just read Downes post right through the feed reader). Read about my humble moment regarding learning styles and more on my history with learning styles.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. Came across this post on Guy Wallaces Pursing Performance Blog, Debunking the Myth -- There Is No Such Thing as "Learning Styles".

Free Webinar: Social Learning, User Generated Content & LMS Gamification

Adobe Captivate

Social learning has been the most discussed topic during my webinars over the past six months! Learning professionals face many challenges when implementing social learning, and yet the potential payoff is huge in terms of learner engagement. If social learning and gamification are priorities for you in 2019, come join one of our last group discussions of the year. Engagement Upgrade: Social Learning, User-Generated Content & LMS Gamification.

February 2016 #obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

New post February 2016 #obsidianchat Summary on Obsidian Learning. For our first real foray into the world of Twitter chats this month, we dove head first with the topic of blended and distributed learning and their application in adult L&D.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visuals and Audio in eLearning (Ruth Clark)

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The article contains such gems as: "Decorative visuals defeat learning." " and "The least successful learning resulted from text and audio repetition of that text." They want audio narrating that long paragraph of text that they think should also appear on the screen in order to appeal to different learning styles.

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Evidence-Based Deep Learning – 12 Tips from Patti Shank

eLearningArt

When we’re building workplace learning, we want to make sure it delivers on the promise of behavioral change. Patti has committed herself to researching, understanding, and clarifying the science behind deeper learning. Learning often uses a lot.

How effective is your learning? Tips on assessing the effectiveness of Online Training

G-Cube

Choosing the right way depends on the type of content and the learner profile, as well as the organizational objectives that helped conceptualize and implement the training. Mostly, the results are given instantly and this helps re-enforce learning. Learning: What did they learn?

Are Instructional Designers Incapable of Micro-Learning Design? - Tip #124

Vignettes Learning

Why is it difficult for instructional designers to think and do micro-learning? Learning is not the main focus; work and fixing this problem is the primary goal. The learning objectives must be clear.” “I I will create an exercise so they will learn and remember this.”

Online Learning Trends Enhancing Employee Productivity in 2017

TOPYX LMS

One industry that is constantly changing is online learning, also referred to as eLearning. New online learning trends consistently rear their heads. Corporate Online Learning Trends Can Boost Employee Productivity . Each year brings a colorful array of online learning trends, especially in the corporate realm. Various eLearning trends have marked 2017 as one of the most influential and evolutionary years in the history of online learning. 1) Learning paths.

The other 5 principles of learning reinforcement

Matrix

On his quest to find the best way to reinforce organizational learning, Anthonie Wurth identified seven principles for achieving this. Lasting learning occurs when there is some discomfort – any step outside of the comfort zone stings at least a little bit.

Changing the Face of Corporate Learning with Learning Experience Platforms

Learning Wire

While working on aligning your employees’ skills with the latest developments in technology, you should also foreground the quality of their communication and listening skills, as well as their social and emotional intelligence. The basics: what is a Learning Experience Platform?

Online Learning Trends Enhancing Employee Productivity in 2017

TOPYX LMS

One industry that is constantly changing is online learning, also referred to as eLearning. New online learning trends consistently rear their heads. Corporate Online Learning Trends Can Boost Employee Productivity . Each year brings a colorful array of online learning trends, especially in the corporate realm. Various eLearning trends have marked 2017 as one of the most influential and evolutionary years in the history of online learning. 1) Learning paths.

Training Program Design: Keys to Success

Continu

Whether you have a learning program in place or are switching to a new system, there are a few key questions to ask yourself before you begin the design process. By focusing on key goals, you can tailor a learning program to match. What do you want your employees to learn?

How to Make Online Learning Easy for First-Time eLearners

CourseArc

Making the transition from traditional textbook learning and instructor-led classroom courses to the strange new world of online learning can be a daunting challenge – especially for first-time online learners who’ve never had to navigate a digital learning interface before.

How to create an online course in 5 easy steps

Wyzed

Step 1 – Define your learning outcomes. So, is all about defining your objectives. Or “I need them to learn my policies and procedures in our business.”. How to define your learning objectives. Step 2 – Define WHO the learning is for.

Donald Clark: Algorithmic/Adaptive Learning #DevLearn

Learning Visions

Donald Clark @donaldclark “Learning Prediction for 2015 and Beyond: Two Small Letters” Algorithms and predictive analytics – Netflix knows what you want to watch. It’s time to do the same for learning. Learning styles don’t exist. Don’t build your adaptive learning system based on them. Learning to Adapt – Adaptive Learning – this is what the Gates Foundation has pumped a lot of money into this area.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

How to create an online course in 5 easy steps

Wyzed

Step 1 – Define your learning outcomes. So, Step 1 is all about defining your objectives. Or “I need them to learn my policies and procedures in our business.”. How to define your learning objectives. Step 2 – Define WHO the learning is for.

Effective Interface Designs for eLearning

Association eLearning

In this post, we will discuss the importance of interface design – what the learning experience will “look and feel” like. It’s vital to understand your audience when crafting learning objectives, too. Stick with quick, accessible column style writing. •

How To Combat The Forgetting Curve

Unboxed

How many times have you focused really hard in an effort to learn something once just to forget it later on? After his study, Ebbinghaus surmised that humans lose ~50% of newly learned knowledge in a matter of days without continuous review. Blended Learning and Sustainment.

How Online Instructors Can Lower The Learner Dropout Rates

ProProfs

The reason is lack of student-centric learning. Content heavy courses or learning modules overwhelm the learners and cause loss of interest. This will make them more confident and master the learning objective without feeling pressurized. Learning & Training

Silence, in eLearning, is Not Always Golden

Mindflash

And, you’ll also quickly learn that simply uploading an existing slide deck doesn’t (usually) create an engaging online course in and of itself. Combining Auditory and Visual Learning Styles. However pairing auditory and visual learning will often enhance the learning experience.

Gamification, Serious Games, and Simulations: The Differences

Designing Digitally

All types of game-based learning, simulation , and gamification are commonly put under the umbrella of “gamification.” They are more likely to be engaged when they feel that they have ownership over their own learning. This is the social aspect of gamification.

Engaging Millennials Through Virtual Training

Coreaxis

Based on what we know about their behavior and learning style, here are the best ways to engage millennials via virtual training. This is a generation that grew up on technology and is accustomed to learning and solving problems through computer applications. There should never be more than one learning objective per microlearning asset and content should ideally run under five minutes. What one thing will they learn after consuming the information?

10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning

TalentLMS

Last month we published a list of top 10 articles about synchronous learning so it’s about time to take a look at the opposite approach – asynchronous learning. But we do realize that real-time e-learning experience is not always an option.

How to Make Your Online Training “Go Viral”

Mindflash

Content marketing uses content for the purposes of attracting and retaining customers and online training uses content for the purposes of helping people to learn. In both disciplines, the content is valuable only if people (customers or learners) pay attention and buy or learn, respectively.

10 Learning Strategies to Take Your Training to the Next Level

Continu

The problem is not everyone learns so quickly or in the same fashion. That’s why it’s important to have several learning strategies in place for on-the-job training. . Learning strategies are simply the methods that students use to learn. Learning strategies for employees.

Delivering Effective Training in the Work Environment

ReadyTech

Learning styles differ from person to person. As a result, it is not uncommon for the learning techniques of instructors to clash with that of students. And when this happens, students can feel frustrated and discouraged—and the learning process breaks down.

Why Adopt Microlearning – 15 Questions Answered

Adobe Captivate

Both these raise questions on how your learning strategy should be updated to offset these challenges. Then there’s the “Forgetting curve” too that postulates that we forget nearly 80% of what we learn in 30 days if there is no reinforcement. As just-in-time learning aids.

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10 tips for improving retention with online learning

Growth Engineering

If you’re a learning manager responsible for delivering training to hundreds of employees, you’ll have a pretty keen idea of the importance of knowledge retention. Well, pretend you’re not a learning manager for a minute, and let’s take a look at the issue through a learner’s eyes.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. - Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Applications in Learning Rethinking Learning Styles Understanding E-Learning 2.0 Try Before You Buy Tools Used Better Conferences - Response Needed Roles in CoP's The science of learning Learning 2.0

7 powerful teaching strategies for engaged corporate learners

eFront

I’m sure you remember a tutor from your college days who could fill you with enthusiasm for the most mundane of subjects and made you want to learn more. You want your corporate learners to have the same enthusiasm, energy and excitement from the content on your online learning platform.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Humble Learning Moment

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Saturday, May 05, 2007 Humble Learning Moment File this one under the challenging of outdated theories and assumptions. Ive been reading e-Learning and the Science of Instruction (2003) by Ruth Clark and Richard Mayer. Id say this is a must-read for learning/experience/ instructional designers, or whatever you may call yourself. Its not one preferred style over another.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Dont Be a Tyrant!

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The Tyranny of Thinking Styles When some people hear the word "dog", they picture an image of a dog, while others see the printed word "d-o-g". " Its worth our while to think more about the tyranny of our individual thinking styles, and the bias that can result if we dont consider how differently our students may think from us." Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

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