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5 Ways to Use Goal-Based Learning

Rob Hubbard

So goal-based learning sounds great but what can you use it for? And how can technology augment this way of learning? Learning shouldn’t stop when a learner leaves the classroom. This is true integration of learning and work, reducing the need for time away from the workplace.

Brain’s Rule! – How Understanding the Brain Can Improve Your Learning Content

Rob Hubbard

Increasingly I find myself turning away from learning theories and looking to brain science to hel p me design engaging and effective learning content. Many of the established learning theories were conceived decades ago before the advent of the internet or even networked computers.

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(G)old Blend

Rob Hubbard

It tickles and frustrates me in equal measure when I hear people say that they “…don’t believe in blended learning.” They seem to think it is something new – the latest fad in learning. I respond by explaining that blen ded learning is how they have always learnt, indeed how we humans have always learnt – from a variety of learning interventions. Blended Learning Learning styles Technology

Learning by Doing

Rob Hubbard

We all know instinctively that the best way to learn a new skill is by practicing it. Pilots use flight simulators, in driving lessons we use dual-control cars and we learn to swim with floats. I’ve always been very interested in how we learn new skills; how we put into practice those things that we learn. elearning Learning Practice Learning styles Uncategorized

5 Top Tips for Great eLearning Design

Rob Hubbard

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The BIG Debate: Can Rapid eLearning Ever Be Truly Engaging?

Rob Hubbard

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The Learning Styles Myth

Association eLearning

Some time ago, a colleague of mine wrote a blog called Learning Myths: Debunked , in which he stated that learning styles is a myth. Having obtained a degree in Elementary Education, I was shocked and still skeptical that learning styles was indeed a myth.

Experts: Learning Styles Aren’t Evidence-supported

CLO Magazine

Do you know your learning style? Stop buying into this idea of establishing learning styles as an effective way to help people learn. Even then, there are some blended learning styles that make this whole idea a bit murky.

The Myth of Learning Styles

CourseArc

This is a great article by Jenny Anderson about the pervasive learning styles myth. You may think you learn better in a certain way. Instructional Design instructional design learning styles Pedagogy

Revisiting Learning Styles

Experiencing eLearning

As part of David Kelly’s Learning Styles Awareness Day , I’m revisiting the idea of learning styles. I admit that when I was taught learning styles in my education program, I didn’t question it.

The Learning Styles Zombie

Clark Quinn

It’s June, and June is Learning Styles month for the Debunker’s Club. Now, I’ve gone off on Learning Styles before ( here , here , here , and here ), but it’s been a while, and they refuse to die. So, what’s a learning designer to do?

Revisiting Learning Styles

Experiencing eLearning

As part of David Kelly’s Learning Styles Awareness Day , I’m revisiting the idea of learning styles. I admit that when I was taught learning styles in my education program, I didn’t question it. When I started digging into the research though, I realized that the research support for learning styles is pretty flimsy. If I was teaching music today, I’d do that same kind of lesson, just not because of learning styles.

Cater to Your Employees’ Learning Styles with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

Humans have the innate desire to learn. Are you familiar with the three traditional learning styles (visual, kinesthetic and auditory)? Auditory learners learn best by hearing information. What is your preferred learning style? Social learning.

The Powerful Secret Behind Your Learning Style

Learnnovators

What’s your learning style? It’s a hard choice, especially since according to one comprehensive study there are over 71 learning styles from a range of different models. The good news is that there is a powerful secret behind your learning style.

Do Learning Styles Matter?

Integrated Learnings

At first, learning styles seemed to be a hot topic because theorists were interested in defining various style typologies and prescribing instructional implications. Hence, we have a lot of literature describing modalities, brain hemisphere preferences, Kolb’s styles, Gregorc’s styles, and more. Lately, a lot of folks are writing about the fallacy of learning styles. So, is it worth learning about learning styles? By Shelley A.

Learning Styles Or Learning Preference?

LearnDash

There are fewer buzzwords in the elearning industry that result in a greater division than “learning style” I know from experience. The concept of learning styles is nearly as divisive as politics. As such, my intent isn’t to discuss learning styles.

Do Learning Styles Really Work?

Experiencing eLearning

Does tailoring your content for different learning styles really work? Ready to learn more? Learning Styles are NOT an Effective Guide for Learning Design. Learning Styles: Worth Our Time? Revisiting Learning Styles. Filed under: e-Learning , Instructional Design , ResearchMaybe there’s a better use of your time and resources. View the presentation for more. (If

June is Debunk Learning Styles Month

Will at Work Learning

June is Debunk Learning Styles Month in the learning field! One of the most ubiquitous myths in the world today, learning styles has risen to a crescendo within the workplace learning field and in education as well. The idea is that if you diagnose learners on their learning styles and then tailor learning methods to the different style -- that learning results will improve.

Every learner is different but not because of their learning styles

Clive on Learning

I've been reading Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter Brown and Henry Roediger (Harvard University Press, 2014). Finishing this book coincides with The Debunker Club's Debunk Learning Styles Month.

The Myth of Learning Styles

Oh That Rachel

That is, until you go and tell us to figure out our learning style. While I appreciate the idea behind learning styles and how wonderful they would be, if only they were actually useful. The Myth of Learning Styles Lynda.com was recently acquired by LinkedIn.

Learning Styles are a Myth [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

Back in May I wrote a post on learning styles , giving a general overview of some of the more commonly mentioned style of today. Naturally, this seemed to cause some angst among some readers who find learning styles to be essentially non-existent.

So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I went looking for a learning style test for an online course. I thought a learning style test was a nice ramp up for an exercise where people had to blog about their own facilitator style - from the idea that it is good to know your own preferences and biases as a trainer/facilitator.

7 Major Learning Styles – Which One are You?

LearnDash

Everyone learns differently, that’s nothing new. However, over the years the different styles of learning have usually been cut down to visual, physical (learn-by-doing), or audible. Solitary: The solitary learner prefers to learn alone and through self-study.

New Scientific Review of Learning Styles

Will at Work Learning

Just last month at the Debunker Club, we debunked the learning-styles approach to learning design based on our previous compilation of learning-styles debunking resources. The scientific status of learning styles theories. The distinction between abilities and styles is important to the authors: "The two are often confused, but the distinction is important. Results: Are these learning-styles predictions validated by the research?: "No.

How to respond to learning-style believers

Making Change

“What do you mean, I shouldn’t accommodate people’s learning styles? You can’t tell me people don’t learn differently! Let’s look at one reason why learning styles are so appealing and how we can respond to the believers on our team.

The Importance Of Learning Styles In E-Learning

G-Cube

Styles and guidelines are essential to all forms of instruction. This fact is not debated, but what is certainly questioned is the effectiveness of existing learning styles and their utility. This knowledge if well understood can be the backbone of any learning lesson.

Learning Styles Challenge -- Year Eight -- Now at $5,000

Will at Work Learning

As of today, the Learning Styles Challenge payout is rising from $1000 to $5000! Will Thalheimer ( Work-Learning Research, Inc. ). Learning Styles Challenge Rules. This does not mean that people do not have differences in the way they learn.

Learning Styles, ha, ha, ha, ha

Jay Cross

This marvelously tongue-in-cheek report looks at 800 studies of learning styles and concludes that there are better uses for educational funding. deep versus surface learning.

Learning Styles in Training Development: Truth or Myth?

Trivantis

But how significant really is my “learning style” (visual vs. auditory vs. kinesthetic) in the learning and development community? Many studies from the last few years suggest that learning styles are a myth, a fad, a waste of time, etc.

Brain Science: Are Learning Styles Valid? by Art Kohn

Learning Solutions Magazine

During the last 30 years, the notion of learning styles has become popular in corporate training. explores the concept of learning styles and examines the evidence about its pedagogical effectiveness. Emerging Topics Getting Started Instructional Design Learning Research Training Strategies month’s column.

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.

Top 10 Reasons to Write a Blog Post Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Will at Work Learning

The following represent the Top 10 Reasons to Write a Blog Post Debunking the Learning Styles Myth: 10. Several scientific review articles have been published showing that using learning styles to design learning produces no appreciable benefits. See The Debunker Club resource page on learning styles. It's a total embarrassment to the learning fields (the K-12 education field, the workplace training field, higher education).

Learning Myths: Debunked

Association eLearning

Perhaps the most pervasive myth about education is the ubiquitous “learning styles” myth. Many of those hits are, tellingly, for websites trying to sell you their “learning styles” program. Daniel Willingham Learning Styles FAQ.

Learning styles don't exist

Clive on Learning

On the one side are the learning and development romantics, all voodoo and crystals, holding firm to their pseudo-psychological beliefs. On the other, the cold, clinical and calculating rationalists, trying to make sense of the multitude of interacting variables that impact on teaching and learning by resorting to the ultimate killjoy that is science. If learning styles do exist, go on somebody, prove it