Rethinking Learning Styles

Clark Quinn

I’ve pointed out the problems with learning styles in the past, but I want to rethink them with you, as we took quite a positive out of them in a unique way. This was back in 99-2000, when I led a project developing an intelligently adaptive learning system (Intellectricity ™; inspired by Joe Miller ’s vision of a system that respected who you were as a learner). Tags: meta-learning

7 Types of Learning Styles to Know: How to Accommodate a Diverse Group of Learners

SkyPrep

Pinpointing how your employees learn best can dramatically affect their ability to connect with the areas you are teaching, as well as how they absorb and process information. This learning style requires the learners to first take a look at what they are expected to know.

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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.

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.

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

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “From Practice Fields to Communities of Practice”

Adobe Captivate

There have been radical shifts in thinking in recent years that have resulted in the study of social and cultural factors that influence learning. Situative perspectives typically consider the practice of and learning of a subject to be closely related processes, rather than two independent focuses. The text explores how to create a more supportive learning environment for students and what it means to learn as a member of a social group or community.

How to Leverage Motivation in Your Learning Strategy

Docebo

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? But if you want your learner to complete a complex task, such as problem solving, you need to promote learner autonomy and curiosity. Cultivating A Sense Of Pride In Learning. Humans are simple beings.

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.

The 3E quotient of the 70:20:10 model of learning

Origin Learning

That a paradigm shift is happening in the sphere of learning is a fact known world-over. With Internet of Things (IoT) playing a dominant role in businesses, it is a foregone conclusion that learners will have to fine-tune their ways of learning depending on the needs and challenging situations they face from time to time. One can enhance the learning process by embracing the latest technologies. Of course, even in a digitized world, continuous learning is here to stay.

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. Man is by nature a social animal, which is why social interactions are crucial to our development at every stage of our lives. What is Social Learning? This is social learning.

How L&D can embrace digital to solve fundamental training problems

Matrix

L&D departments can embrace the new and constantly developing digital technologies to solve — or at least better respond to — fundamental problems of training. There could be endless discussions on this topic, but most of the answers will eventually point towards one direction: owning learning. Today’s learners need to own their learning. They need to be in the driver’s seat of their own learning process. That would solve the “what I learn” issue.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter from “How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 1: “ Learning: From Speculation to Science ,” from How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School , by Bransford, Brown, and Cocking. The current methods we use to deliver learning have been shaped by research within the field of education, as well as related fields. Learning professionals now design curricula from a perspective that is more focused on the learner’s needs. This makes the problem less complex.

eLearning in a Geodesic World

Integrated Learnings

I recently had the privilege to attend a two-day workshop conducted by Dave Meier , the author of “ The Accelerated Learning Handbook.” Mr. Meier challenged us to always focus our material on how the learner can build his or her own learning. For eLearning, it shifts our paradigm from a course being a learning “event” to creating an entire learning environment in which the eLearning course is only a piece of the learning. Integrated Learning Services, Inc.

The Health Benefits of Continued Learning

KnowledgeCity

Research findings through the past decade indicate a variety of long-term health benefits of brain stimulation through continuous learning. Regardless of age or status, the process of continued learning offers numerous health benefits for those willing to pursue it. Continued Learning Raises Self-confidence. This level of cognitive development opens new social realms bringing more opportunities for growth. With the new skills, continued learning and life become fun.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?” The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles.

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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. I directly experienced a few themes that are applicable in learning regardless of the content. What struck me the most as a learning professional was the role of the curator/s. Blended learning at its best. That is what effective blended learning can do.

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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More Myths-Based Marketing

Clark Quinn

The post in question was announcing a new initiative, specifically “nano-learning” to address the new generation with a plan for “digital native advancement” And, to my surprise when I chased the links, they pointed to Pew Research Center data. One problem arises in their definitions of generations. And they’re making that claim too, as the basis of ‘nano learning’! Learning Styles myth. meta-learning social strategy

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Learning theories

Ed App

Five Current Learning Theories. Learning theories unpack complex cognitive processes and provide useful mental models for educators to structure and design courses around, while also providing insights on best practice during and after learning experiences. However, even for the most experienced educator, navigating through the multitude of learning theories out there can be a daunting experience. Five Learning Theories. Learning Theorists — A Chronology.

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. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

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. Here social media were used to connect people, enabling them to collaborate together in project work, small group learning and online discussions. Digital Learning: Repurposing Education.

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Investing in Social and Informal Learning Klass Capital Acquires Controlling Stake in Docebo

Training Industry

The private equity firm made its first investment in the company in February of this year; the initial $3 million in growth equity was raised by Docebo to accelerate the growth of its Software as a Service (SaaS) enterprise e-learning platform. We also believe that Docebo is in a strong position to address the social and informal learning management needs that exist in the market.”

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visuals and Audio in eLearning (Ruth Clark)

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The article contains such gems as: "Decorative visuals defeat learning." " and "The least successful learning resulted from text and audio repetition of that text." They want audio narrating that long paragraph of text that they think should also appear on the screen in order to appeal to different learning styles.

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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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. ID student commented: My problem with the industry is that the degree in instructional design is required of management. In Dr. John Currys recent interview series with practicing instructional designers , he asked Dr. Andrew Teasdale what advice he would give to ID students and what he himself did not learn at school that he couldve used.

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. It needs to proceed from a new understanding of the learning process, be in tune with today’s rapid-fire environment, and provide better learning and performance for all types of learners.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Second Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. At Virtual Learning Worlds "Bartman" responds to that Wired article (A Deserted Second Life) : The problem I have with it [the Wired article], is that it deals almost COMPLETELY with Second Life as it pertains to marketing and corporations…and inevitabley why SL sucks in that space. I went to a church and learned how to kneel.

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. I had participated in a program on Accelerated Learning, or Whole Brain Learning, at the Minnesota Chapter of the International Society of Performance Improvement (MNISPI). Mike Willis, Training Director, at Andersen Windows , and his staff presented a program on Dave Meier ’s Accelerated Learning Handbook.

Everything You Need to Know About Learning and Development Modernization

InfoPro Learning

With significant investments in content development, companies should search for ways to re-purpose content across various learning programs. Here at InfoPro Learning, we believe that modernization is a key to success for learning programs that lead to business performance results. The Problem Facing L&D: Companies have extensive investments in Training Programs and that content is depreciating at a staggering rate. Learn how to maximize your training ROI today!

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. Formal learning constitutes only a tiny part of the spectrum.

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. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

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?

How Can e-Learning Fit The Needs Of Small And Medium Businesses?

G-Cube

Thus organizations are trying to invest more in training and learning processes as well as analysing their training needs in greater depth. Many large organizations, when faced with this daunting challenge, are turning to technology-aided learning to cater to their training and development needs. However, the use of e-Learning is limited to large organizations only. There are various benefits of adopting e-learning for small and medium businesses.

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. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

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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