Unleashing Superheroes – Learning Style

Growth Engineering

This week I explore how tapping into different learning styles lets you build engaging online training for different types of learner and Unleash Superheroes in your organisation! As a diehard L&D geek I’m talking about learning styles , of course.

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.

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.

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. In all seriousness though, every LMS, learning platform and various subsets since the days of them going online, include learning experiences. A learning experience.

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.

Why Online Learning Is Important In the Workplace  

TOPYX LMS

To say that online learning is important in the workplace is an understatement. It’s more accurate to exclaim that online learning, or eLearning, is indispensible in the corporate world. Could you use a refresher on the benefits of online learning?

4 Online Learning Trends That Will Impact the Future of Corporate Learning

TOPYX LMS

Because eLearning and corporate learning are often so interwoven, online learning trends shape the arena of corporate learning in particular. 4 Online Learning Trends That Will Impact the Future of Corporate Learning.

Why Online Learning is the Best Type of Learning for Employees

TOPYX LMS

These company leaders should know that online learning is the best type of learning for employees. Why Online Learning is the Best Type of Learning for Employees. online learning) that highlighted the advantages of this mode of learning.

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.

Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support

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There are many benefits of training and online learning in the corporate sector and no one can question the need for training initiatives. More often than not, the two main culprits are: Learners’ apathy towards learning and lack of organizational support. e-Learning

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt to most of these changes.

Your life now vs. your life with AI

Docebo

AI technology is already helping to improve many aspects of Learning and Development, but many of us are still unsure just why it is so special. Manually analyse learning success. Evaluate the effectiveness of learning programs by focusing on completion rates and smiley face charts.

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.

4 myths on how to spice things up in online learning

The eLearning Nomad

How do we make an online course exciting? Most articles in the e-learning sector focus on self-paced e-learning modules (e.g. Yet ‘spicing things up’ means different things in different types of online learning. Here are some common misconceptions about making your online courses more engaging. Myth #1: Adding visuals and interactive content is necessary to cater for all learning styles. Do we need interactive content in all e-learning?

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4 myths on how to spice things up in online learning

The eLearning Nomad

How do we make an online course exciting? Most articles in the e-learning sector focus on self-paced e-learning modules (e.g. Yet ‘spicing things up’ means different things in different types of online learning. Here are some common misconceptions about making your online courses more engaging. Myth #1: Adding visuals and interactive content is necessary to cater for all learning styles. Do we need interactive content in all e-learning?

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Addressing the needs of visual learners in training

Matrix

They didn’t need the word Twitter , they didn’t even need the entire bird in the logo — only its wing — to recognize everyone’s’ favorite social media channel. From this to how visual cues affect the adults’ process of learning was just a small step.

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. Provide a social network.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate.

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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Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers

Learnnovators

That’s why Instructional Design Guru defines terms from Instructional Design, Cognitive Psychology, Social Media, Multimedia, Technology and Law. It defines over 470 key terms for instructional designers.” ~ Connie Malamed , on ID Guru, the performance support App for learning designers.

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

Learning with e's

Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. Firstly.the Social Web connects people together At Plymouth University, we very quickly began to explore the ways Social Web tools could support our students.

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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.

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.

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

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And with more and more organizations adopting online training, the reach and availability of training is increasing manifold. There are many ways to ascertain the effectiveness of online training across an organization. Learning: What did they learn?

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

Big Data: A Game Changer For E-Learning

Learnnovators

In the e-learning scenario, Big Data is the data produced by learners interacting with the learning content. Due to the rapid advancements in computer processing power, Big Data can now be processed and analysed, providing us with new insights into how people learn !

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5 Benefits of Online Training

Your Training Edge

For instance, imagine the number of friends that you have on social media platforms, and you will probably never meet. Online training programs have made that easy by offering learners the opportunity to study from their preferred location. Self-paced learning.

Top 10 Competencies of a Gamified Learning Designer

Learnnovators

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening all around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging almost on a daily basis. Thanks to the inherent quality of learning designers, we find it easy to adapt with most of these changes.

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Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

How to create an online course in 5 easy steps

Wyzed

It’s easier than you think to create and deliver your own beautiful online courses like this! Editors NOTE: If you don’t have software to follow along and create your online course with, you can get started for free with Wyzed’s easy online training software.

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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How to create an online course in 5 easy steps

Wyzed

It’s easier than you think to create and deliver your own beautiful online courses like this! Editors NOTE: If you don’t have software to follow along and create your online course with, you can get started for free with Wyzed’s easy online training software.

20 Incredible Mobile Learning Quotes

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: We love mobile learning, and are excited about its potential, not just for learning, but also for performance support! Today, we set out on a quick journey to revisit our most precious resources on mobile learning. THE QUOTE: “Mobile phones are misnamed.

Leveraging The Benefits Of Blended Learning For The Next Generation Workforce

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When it comes to embracing the benefits of online learning by incorporating mobility and social media, then blended learning comes as a solution. The significance of blended learning has been redefined in every single way. e-Learning Blended Learning

Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Ryan Tracey is an E‑Learning Manager in the Australian financial services industry. He is also an Editorial Board Member for eLearn Magazine , a moderator for #lrnchat , and the author of the E-Learning Provocateur blog. Ryan has worked in corporate e-learning for over a decade, following several years in the higher education market. He holds a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney. ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. As part of a learning plan.