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.

February 2016 #obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

New post February 2016 #obsidianchat Summary on Obsidian Learning. February 2016 #obsidianchat Summary. We wanted to hear from the learning community on the design and delivery of both blended learning and distributed learning methods.

Trending Sources

Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap

Obsidian Learning

New post Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap on Obsidian Learning. I had the pleasure of being in London last week attending the annual Learning and Technologies 2016 conference ( [link] ) there. What struck me the most as a learning professional was the role of the curator/s.

Do Your eLearning Lessons Appeal to a Variety of Learning Styles?

Integrated Learnings

I took a course on learning styles a few years ago. The instructor pointed out that training practitioners tend to design instruction that caters to their own dominant learning styles. Avoid the pitfall of designing to your own preferences - make sure you've incorporated instructional methods that appeal to a wide variety of learning styles. Learning styles have to do with how people perceive and process new information. By Shelley A.

Designing e-Learning for Maximum Motivation

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from the Designing e-Learning for Maximum Motivation webinar by Ethan Edwards of Allen Interactions. Quick Summary of the Motivation Rules. “The goal of e-learning is to create meaningful performance change in the learner.” ” Organizations choose e-learning for other reasons (cost, access, etc.), Assumptions about Learning. Learning is active. People learn best in highly particular ways.

How Effective are Video-Based Training Courses?

TOPYX LMS

In the 2015 Video for Learning Pulse Survey , the Brandon Hall Group reported that about 95 percent of companies use some degree of video in their training. This helps workers retain the information their employers pay for them to be exposed to. Also, this promotes low-stress learning.

The power of pictures

E-Learning Provocateur

They can also be a useful means of delivering extensive information to your audience in a concise format. Multimedia summaries. The researchers interpreted their results in terms of their “cognitive theory of multimedia learning&# , which draws heavily from cognitive load theory.

In Pursuit of The RIGHT Learning Management System (LMS) for Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Until such times as systems can seamlessly track, report and produce useful data for the learning that occurs through the many little experiences in the daily workflow without manual intervention, I think it is still ‘work in progress’.” – Charles Jennings (in our interview with him).

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

G-Cube

This provides a guide to the learner’s preferred learning styles and can help chart a more personalized learning plan for him to increase the effectiveness of training. Informal Assessments within an e-course. Learning: What did they learn?

3 burning questions inspired by Masie’s Learning 2015

Sponge UK

“Leave this conference with questions not answers,” urged Elliott Masie , as the curtain fell on his 25th annual extravaganza, Learning 2015. Question 1: How can we make better use of neuroscience to improve workplace learning? What’s your burning question about learning?

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The Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual

Rob Hubbard

The book covers the basics of ‘what is elearning’ and selling it to your organisation through to more advanced topics such as game-based learning (from the newly anointed Dr Ben Betts – congratulations on your PhD Ben!) and social learning. Blended Learning - Julie Wedgwood.

eLearning in the Digital Age

ICS Learning

The effectiveness of your eLearning project and the subsequent achievement of your learning goals are contingent on your ability to fully engage the user by appealing to their learning preferences. So, what is the summary conclusion behind these three assumptions?

Mythical Retention Data & The Corrupted Cone

Will at Work Learning

Have you ever seen the following “research” presented to demonstrate some truth about human learning? . . . . Unfortunately, all of the above diagrams are evangelizing misleading information. 9) in the learning experiences as one moved from lower to higher levels on the cone.

How to Weave Hard Facts and Emotions into your eLearning Lessons

Vignettes Learning

In his article on learning instincts he argues that human beings have an innate instinct (nature) to learn and develop skills necessary for us to survive and flourish. Professor Fitch explains that what and how we learn is both instinctive and rational.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 1) Donald Taylor provides a little summary of some of the recent talk in Second Life Backlash: After all the hype Second Life has had, there is bound to be some push back. Ive been exploring the use of Second Life for a client for whom Im developing an e-Learning strategy. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

These Are The 7 Advantages of Using Videos in E-learning

CommLab India

What makes e-learning so exciting is that it allows learners to interact with the content through which they are acquiring knowledge. Now, there are different and enriching mediums through which you can offer the learning content. Videos are one of the foundational tools of e-learning.

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

Here social media were used to connect people, enabling them to collaborate together in project work, small group learning and online discussions. One of the most popular activities on our wiki based learning programmes was called ‘goldmining’. Digital Learning: Repurposing Education.

How to Improve Your Corporate Learning Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

To make corporate learning low-cost and more accessible, you can always create a well-polished online course. Define clear and realistic learning objectives, progression and assessment. Present the information in small, convenient chunks with clear summaries.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

He is one of the pioneers of online and distance learning, and currently serves as the editor of the influential online open access journal International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning ( IRRODL ). Learning from cyberspace.

Revisiting the Systematic Design Model

Adobe Captivate

When designing online learning units, it is still necessary for learners to acquire specific knowledge prior to moving on to more advanced levels of performance. Learning Objectives. Objectives are unidimensional and discrete and provide a logical learning path to outcomes.

5 Big Ideas for Learning Professionals in 2017

eLearning Alchemy

Summary. The summary goes at the end, no? If not, just read the following short summary and carry on. The gig economy is gobbling up learning work at a rapid pace. Share your work so others can learn from it. Creating great learning is hard work.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010.

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.

Ruth Clark: Evidence Based E-Learning #dl09 #dl09-104

Learning Visions

These are live blogged notes from DevLearn '09 -- session with Ruth Clark on Evidenced Based E-Learning. I arrived a few minutes late to the session and just had to dive in. ** Learning Styles/the Learning Styles Myth -- Did an experiment: Self report, Barsch learning style inventory, memory test. Her new book takes on the biggest myths of the field including Learning Styles. For whom do graphics improve learning?

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches.

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

EI Design

With reduced training and travel budgets, Learning and Development (L&D) teams across the world are being pushed to re-evaluate their existing instructor-led training (ILT) delivery. Adapt to their preferences and learning styles. Blended learning. Learning in nuggets.

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 Tools - A Summary PR 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

Your Brain Prefers Interactive Stories: Not Lectures

Vignettes Learning

This philosophy works because as we learned about Positive Stories , touching the emotional core of people increases their sense of involvement, memory, and makes them more receptive to ideas and learning. Our Instant Learning tips tell us to keep things short, precise and concise.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. To complete this task, I attempted to write a summary with some links to my story and other useful instructional design resources. Particularly if youre a reader from the e-Learning field.

Use Your Brain

Jay Cross

At Online Educa, I chaired a session on neuroscience and learning, Here’s a synopsis from Online Educa’s News Portal. Educators are eager to learn about their discoveries. Numerous teachers already use “brain-based” programmes in order to enhance learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Content & Version Control

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 01, 2007 e-Learning Content & Version Control Earlier this week, Janet Clarey wrote about the " Preservation of e-Learning Content." She raised the question about e-Learning content and how well companies keep track of content updates. Can you prove when and how your e-Learning content has changed? EdTechTalk Episode #5: Promoting Learning Through.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. When I see a need for a text heavy pages, I eliminate audio so as not to "depress learning." Listening aint learning. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. In summary: Day 4: Interlink Your Posts. I use this blog as my own learning tool and write about what I feel like writing about -- usually right when it hits me. I think I need to go back over mine again reflecting on how well you manage to get across information. Glad that you added the about page as it was interesting to learn more about what you do.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 29, 2007 e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report The e-Learning Guild presentation of the most recent 360 Research Report on Mobile Learning.

Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

As a blog post it’s probably pretty crap – too long, too much scrolling, but as a record of the event, and a method for me to retain my learning, it is just dandy, thank you. You will note there is no mention of all the extr-curricular learning, from the bar, the lunch table, the karaoke etc. The first was the Adobe Learning Summit, hosted by Adobe. SESSION 807 – USING SHAREPOINT TO ENHANCE ONLINE LEARNING EVENTS. Main outcomes/information:-.