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.

7 Major Learning Styles – Which One are You?


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.

How Corporate eLearning Caters to 6 Learning Styles

Adobe Captivate

Corporate eLearning is swiftly growing as more and more organizations transition from traditional classroom training to corporate eLearning for their employee learning and development needs. A lot of things actually, if we get down to it, but most of all it is eLearning’s versatility, adaptability as well as its ability to cater to all known learning styles that make it the learning methodology of choice, not just for corporate training, but academic training as well.

How to Leverage Motivation in Your Learning Strategy


In the learning sphere, spurring the motivation to engage has to be part of your enterprise learning strategy if you want to see more consistent and better quality results. But what type of motivational tactics should we lean upon in our learning strategy?

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.

Instructional Design: The Process – 1

Origin Learning

There have been all types of blend in learning, using all possible avenues from brick-and-mortar classrooms, virtual classrooms, eLearning, digital tutorials, videos, to xAPI tracking all forms of social or informal learning. What do we mean by learning styles?

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? But now I wanted to find out more about Accelerated Learning. The students directed their own learning.

Learning Styles and Visualization

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art). mobile learning. e-learning. Learning Styles and Visualization. I know that recently the whole idea of learning styles has come under attack. Perhaps this is a small rebellion of the textual hegemony of my grad school days.history doesnt allow for a lot of pretty pictures. So in honor of that preference (are learning styles a lifestyle choice or are they biological?) e-Learning Resources.

How You Can Use Social Learning To Engage Your Learners

EI Design

Although the social learning phenomenon is catching up, many in the learning sphere are not sure of its impact owing to misconceptions around it and lack of data to showcase its impact. This article outlines how you can use social learning effectively to engage your learners.

How Can Social Learning Spice Up Your Existing Learning Strategy?

EI Design

In this article, I will touch upon what social learning is and the reasons why you should adopt it. I will also outline how exactly you can use it to enhance your existing learning strategy and the business gains that will accrue as a result. What Ιs Social Learning?

Addressing the needs of visual learners in training


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. This might be just a myth, but to me, a picture is no longer worth a thousand words — it’s worth 60,000!

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."

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Rapid Instructional Design for Accelerated Learning

Dashe & Thomson

However, according to Dave Meier, in The Accelerated Learning Handbook , the ISD model is “too slow, cumbersome, stiff, linear, and emotionally dull…to get the job done today.” Meier says its weakness reflects a male-dominated point of view and a behavioristic approach to learning.

Being Savvy About SAVI (and Accelerated Learning)

Dashe & Thomson

A couple of months ago I posted a blog about Accelerated Learning, and my experiences with it, before I even knew such a thing as Accelerated Learning existed. The Anderson people talked mostly about collaborative learning. They talked about the SAVI Approach to Learning.

Get the Right Education to Become a Global Guru

Your Training Edge

If the information is blurred, you can even learn how to unblur Course Hero online. It is very easy for students to get caught up with the constant parties, social events, and leisure activities that students enjoy, but this will not help with your studies.

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The Year’s Most Thought-Provoking Training Blog Posts


In the article Learning Difficulties: Making something hard to read means it is more likely to be remembered from The Economist Magazine , a team of psychologists reached the radical conclusion that all the font readability rules we’ve been following don’t actually support learning.

Year in Review: 5 eLearning Reports to Read before 2016


2015 was a big year for Docebo and the learning industry as a whole. If you haven’t read any of these reports or you’re looking for more information on learning , MOOCs , and learning across the extended enterprise , these resources are all great places to start.

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Why Online Learning Is Important In the Workplace  


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?

All You Need to Know About Learning How to Learn

Master Your Skills

Learning is an amazing concept. If you think about it, learning is a subconscious process that happens whether you like it or want it. When you open your eyes for the first time, you’re learning. When you take your first steps, you’re learning. Types of Learning.

Empowering employees with mobile learning


Seriously, if you google ‘ big nosed French actor ’ you’ll find several pictures and a biography. Most people dread at least one of those but they all have to be integrated so as to touch upon every possible learning style in the room. Empowering employees with mobile learning.

5 Tips To Maximize ROI Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

Balancing content delivered and the learning audience is one of the most delicate and important operations within LMS services. Increase Learner Engagement through Social Media. Let Learners Measure the Learning Effectiveness.

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WordPress Learning Management System Website Accessibility with Susan Wheeler-Hall


We discuss building WordPress learning management system website accessibility with Susan Wheeler-Hall in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Where did WordPress enter the picture? Work is, there’s so much to learn.

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. Forward-thinking companies should have that big picture in mind. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

Evidence-Based Deep Learning – 12 Tips from Patti Shank


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.

Top LMS features that increase employee productivity


From a super-fast computer, the latest gadget, or a new smartphone, to a powerful business learning management system, technology can be used successfully and with outstanding results across all industries. The e-learning industry is enormous. Including workplace learning.

TCC08 Keynote: Why Do We Need A Second Life?

Experiencing eLearning

Social networking. Game-based learning. Time–she calls it “wonderful time&# but there is a learning curve. Address more learning styles. Schools are not the only places to go for learning. Active, student-centered learning. Social Butterfly: include pictures in your proposal. Just like when online learning started, you share the quality examples. Presenter: Dr. Barbara P.

How to create an online course in 5 easy steps


Step 1 – Define your learning outcomes. Or “I need them to learn my policies and procedures in our business.”. But before you skip past this section, or maybe jump over to your preferred social media of choice, hear me out for a second. Bring in Social Learning.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #12 Training for Millennials

Your Training Edge

places to learn and then move on), work-life balance (they believe balance is important), and the place of technology (they grew up with technology and much of their educational and social lives is already spent online).

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How to Design Addiction from “FOMO” into eLearning


It’s what keeps you scrolling through pictures on Instagram or checking Twitter every five minutes. Of course, we know that not every status update is a gem and every picture posted isn’t Picasso, but it’s not the actual content that keeps us glued; it’s the delivery method. Social media sites use specific updating tactics and strategies that keep you checking in often. New picture posted? Notifications can become a powerful tool in mobile learning.

10 Learning Strategies to Take Your Training to the Next Level


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.

?Finding the right blend for training - the evolution of blended learning

Unicorn Training

There’s a lot going on in the learning and technology space at the moment, every week new technology is launched or new research completed claiming to provide a revolutionary approach to learning, something that will engage your employees like never before and make them retain more information than you could expect. Now we know what it is, how can we ensure we’re delivering the right blend of learning? Have you seen effective results in adopting this style of training

Honoring International Women's Day


If you’re not familiar with International Women’s Day (IWD) , it’s a global celebration of “the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women” and a call to action to accelerate gender parity. Sandy Sultz, Adult Learning Manager, Girl Scouts of San Diego.

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Top 10 Competencies of a Gamified Learning Designer


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

Adobe Captivate

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. Social bookmarking.

How to create an online course in 5 easy steps


Step 1 – Define your learning outcomes. Or “I need them to learn my policies and procedures in our business.”. But before you skip past this section, or maybe jump over to your preferred social media of choice, hear me out for a second.

How to Make a Fun Quiz That Your Audience Will Love


For instance, a teacher creating a quiz for her students must focus on making it engaging and more visual to keep up the students’ interest while a marketer creating a quiz for a social media audience must focus on asking audience centric questions. Learning & Training

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Never Too Late to Learn New Tricks

CLO Magazine

New platforms and approaches have emerged that better meet the working and learning styles and cadence of millennials. Neurological reality: Science confirms that old dogs can indeed learn new tricks. Social/in groups. Personalizing learning.