Learning Styles and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

This post is going to be somewhat different than in the past, specifically a result of the argument of the effectiveness of learning styles and if they even exist. No one mentioned e-learning which was part of the reference, specifically related to retention. Nope, in all the counter-arguments it was focusing on one item, learning styles, which initially was going to make up only a small part of the post. Quality e-learning is interactive and engaging.

Build Gr8 Micro-Learning Course

eLearning 24-7

For months I’ve been telling folks that if they want to learn how to build outstanding courses, they should surf deep into the search engines, locate the information and begin their learning experience. Unless you are an ID (instructional designer) or e-learning developer who was inspired by Gagne, you are not touching this with a five foot pole. Worse to it all, is the fact that it is completely worthless to any one who is building the following: Micro-learning course.

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Rants on Buzz Words, E-Learning Style

eLearning 24-7

A learning experience. I’ve been hearing it quite a bit in the e-learning world. “We are learning experience platform”, “learning experiences system”, “I want a learning experiences platform” – which perhaps I should let them know, that this one vendor says theirs is one, so perfect match. A learning experience. Didn’t need a generator, place had back-up, that was a learning experience.

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? I define micro-learning closely to that of Theo Hug's description : Micro-Learning is: Low effort Fast Easy Immediately applicable At the heart of this definition is the focus on what workers and learners actually do in very short, rapid and almost instantaneous basis while trying to fix, change and improve something. The above situation involves a Micro-Action.

How Micro-Learning Boosts “At the Moment Performance” - Tip #114

Vignettes Learning

We can say with confidence that the goal of leaders, managers, and learning professionals is to help workers achieve optimal "at the moment performance." Then as learning professionals we converge at the moment of performance. Specifically, in the past, our momentum in learning and training is “teaching something.” Teaching was based on rigid curriculums , testing , design , multimedia , presentations , retention , tracking , traditional learning styles and many more.

Ngee Ann Poly’s Micro-Learning Journey to Train Leaders On-The-Go

Gnowbe

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) is an institution of higher learning in Singapore with more than 14,800 full-time and 3,000 part-time students, more than 1,800 staff and 148,000 alumni. Conventional classroom learning was logistically impossible for the busy senior leadership, so how could NP transcend the constraints of time, scale, and geography to keep reinforcing specific behaviors and a culture of lifelong learning – and do it fast?

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. Thankfully I stumbled on this article by Phil Nickinson and learned that instead of starting at the map and uploading your photo sphere, you start at the photo sphere in your phone’s image gallery and share it to Maps. My VR learning journey thus far may be described as joy punctuated by disappointment.

Why Your Employees Need Mobile Training

LearnDash

How Mobile Training Innovates the Learning Process. Not every learner has access to a computer at work or during convenient learning times. Use Microtraining to Make Learning More Efficient. Video micro lessons make it faster and cheaper to develop and update course materials than offline or longer digital content. Mobile learning lets employees finish training where and when they can. Learning videos.

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Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. She’s also an in-demand webinar presenter with an irreverent style. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. You say “I learned by observing what worked and didn’t.

Scenario Based Learning, The Time is NOW

eLearning 24-7

Data backs up that folks either like online learning or do not like it. One of the key reasons folks in this new narrative of having higher ed go with skills based learning and not what they are doing today (and have since the 17th century) of theory and practical or just theory; is that in the world that exists now, businesses need individuals with skills in-hand ready to go. I mean, sorry, but learning a skill with synchronous based design just is a big fail. .

Learning Paths vs. Traditional Curriculum: What’s the Difference & Why Does it Matter?

Coreaxis

When it comes to eLearning strategy, there is a long-time debate over learning paths vs traditional curriculum. A learning path allows a learner to choose a route through (typically eLearning) content, which allows them to build knowledge progressively and often, individually. It allows the learner to become an active participant in the learning process and to create a deeper connection with the subject matter. Learning paths, however, seek to meet individual needs instead.

Learning on the Fly

CLO Magazine

Imagine if companies could customize their training so that it met the exact needs of every learner, giving them only the lessons they need and making sure they learned those skills before moving on. This is the premise of adaptive learning and it is going to change the way learning leaders think about training and the content they provide to their people. It uses intelligent educational technology to predict what the learners know, and what they need to learn next.”.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. All on-job learning’ is not enough.

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CLIVE SHEPHERD – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. What is your definition of blended learning?

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Why your health and safety training deserves more love

Sponge UK

What if your health and safety training was the best learning experience your employees ever had? Colleagues talk about what they learned. Learners recommend the training to others and share further learning resources. Counting the cost The best businesses are improving the value of their health and safety training by using appropriate learning technologies. But the learning experience fails if your people don’t absorb what they need to know.

#Learning2019 Day 2. About performance support and the future of learning…

Challenge to Learn

The second day of Learning 2019. She showed us how they got started and what they have learned along the way. They created based on the main processes in the hospital, a performance support environment using the five moments of learning need. It also became apparent to me that maintaining the content is at least as big of a problem as it is with learning. Bob and Con's session at Learning 2019 (click to enlarge). Karl Kapp on micro learning (click to enlarge).

Microlearning Activities – 4 Reasons They are Ideal for Compliance Training

CommLab India

Microlearning has been the trending word in the e-learning world for quite some time now. Microlearning refers to the delivery of online learning content in the form of short learning nuggets. Each nugget deals with one learning point and is not more than 3-5 minutes long, sometimes even shorter. You can deliver product training, sales skills training, process training, software training, or compliance training in the form of micro e-learning modules.

Are Learning Experience Platforms the Next LMS?

LearnDash

I’ve recently seen a new term crop up in e-learning blogs, and it deserves some clarification. That term is “Learning Experience Platform,” or LXP. According to some of the blogs I’ve read, the LXP is the next generation of the LMS: more powerful, more flexible, and generally better across almost every e-learning context. Versatile micro learning program options. Case in point: micro learning.

Engaging New and Young Learners

Vignettes Learning

Have you ever wondered what a young learner’s first impressions are of the learning industry? Joining me this week is guest blogger and Vignettes Learning research associate Francesca Jimenez, discussing her first-time experiences and insights that connect to her experience as a young learner. I hope we all learn something from what she shares below. However these everyday skills and knowledge can be learned experientially and through routine.

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?

Popular Trends Of 2016 – Shaping The E-Learning Industry Today And Tomorrow

G-Cube

There are many stages in the corporate world where employees need learning the most – whether they want to learn for the first time or to increase their existing knowledge by further learning opportunities. Learning support is required when they are trying to recall what they learnt or something has changed within what they have learnt. In a personalized learning environment, contents display is adapted to individual learning styles and needs.

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. We need both of these to complete our learning. Looking Back: Learners and how stories touch them Remember what we have learned in the previous chapters. See Link ) Does this excite the learners to learn more?

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. If that does not apply, do more research and get stories from real-life people and case studies to make the learning more authentic.

Employing Story Structure and Dynamics to Engage Different Learners

Vignettes Learning

Now that we know what types of learners we are likely to face, it becomes clearer how we can improve the way we create and use stories in our learning objectives. Storytelling and Interactive Stories - The Difference Our focus in Story-Based Learning Design is to emphasize the aspects of Interactive Stories. Interactive Stories are best employed in synchronous and asynchronous learning. Vignettes Learning Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

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Why Is Personalized Learning Key to Language Learning?

Learnlight

This makes it extra important for the content and activities in corporate language courses to be personalized learning which is tailored to the individual. For this, we need to understand not only each individual learner’s training goals, but also their unique learning style. For a training course to really succeed, both learners and trainers need to take learning style into account. How technology and new learning preferences are shaping modern-day learning.

Part 4 of 6: Key Features to Look for in an LMS: Learning Modes

Overnite Software

As our six-part series develops, we’re examining another valuable key feature to look for in an LMS — learning modes. Now, it’s time to decide how you want your learners to go about doing the learning. Scores are not recorded; thus, the pressure is off while the learning is on.

Deep Problems with Our Tools - e-Learning, Social Learning, etc.

Vignettes Learning

I am often skeptical about the many types of learning tools, e.g. social networking, e-learning, LMS, rapid e-learning, even PowerPoint, etc. In the adoption of tools and technologies in learning and training, many pundits fall victim to the same fallacy. Learning Styles - that people can be categorized into some buckets on learning styles.

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How to revamp your sales training and close more business

Docebo

In short, your sales team has to always be learning to “always be closing” Making sure your sales team is coming to the table prepared and knowledgeable isn’t just a nice to have anymore. Training your sales team using a top-notch Learning Management System (LMS) provides the opportunity to increase their product knowledge, share that knowledge with each other, maintain healthy levels of competition, and allow admins to conduct regular performance assessments.

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How to Personalize Learning with Artificial Intelligence

Docebo

In the L&D world, we’ve seen how AI improves the way admins and learners interact with content in learning platforms by subsidizing learning with a more personalized approach. A personalized learning experience is not only preferable, but simply more effective with AI. Personalized Learning Experience – Why AI Holds the Key. Artificial Intelligence Delivers Automated And Personalized Learning (at Scale). Actionable Personalized Learning Strategies.

Best Content Awards 2020

eLearning 24-7

I felt that having awards only for learning systems, wasn’t enough, because off-the-shelf content plays a huge role. In all seriousness, without content you wouldn’t need a learning system of any sort, just give folks binders of paper (like the old days). E-Learning 24/7.

How to go about a multi-generational approach to e-learning

Matrix

Previously I have talked about the different demographics that make up the current workplace and their respective approaches to learning. Learners who are genuinely enthusiastic and want to participate fully in the experience are crucial to the success of a learning intervention.

How to Implement Microlearning in Corporate Training

Hurix Digital

Microlearning is a way of imparting knowledge in small and very specific nuggets or micro bites. As of today, the very concept of a classroom, i.e., learning at a specific time and place, is changing. The role of the educator too is evolving from simply being an agent of information to a facilitator in an individual’s personalized learning journey. In this context, it is safe to say that micro learning is the future of training and learning.

5 Big Ideas for Learning Professionals in 2017

eLearning Alchemy

The gig economy is gobbling up learning work at a rapid pace. Share your work so others can learn from it. Don’t let a slick sales pitch convince you all your learning problems will be solved. Creating great learning is hard work. Ask yourself if you’re getting in the way of learning. Great examples from School in the Cloud and One Laptop Per Child show that self-organized learning can be highly-effective. Make sure you apply your learning.

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Your quick guide to positive overall learning experiences

Docebo

You need to think of your learning platform as your own intimate dinner party that you’re hosting for your guests, who in this case, are your platform visitors. Carefully consider the learning environment you want them to see, the experience, where you want them to be guided, and what you want them to take away. Personalized learning experiences are a necessity, not an amenity. Self-paced learning and learner autonomy. Self-paced learning and learner autonomy.

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Combating the Forgetting Curve in Online Education

LearnDash

Learning information is mostly a process of helping learners move information from short term to long term memory. By testing information shortly after it is learned, and then repeating it throughout a course, learners are better able to store important information in their long-term memory. Spaced repetition systems spread out review sessions so that learners don’t over-learn information in the short term, only to forget it over time. Learning can be similar.