Learning Styles and E-Learning

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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. Micro-learning?

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. For years, these three types of learning styles have been accepted as the trifecta of information retention. What is your preferred learning style? More importantly, what are your employees’ preferred styles of learning ? Social learning.

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Learning Styles

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Will Thalheimer reports on Learning Styles Reviewed by Association for Psychological Science AND FOUND WANTING. Do you believe meshing delivery format with a student’s learning style improves the quality of the learning? The learning-styles view has acquired great influence within the education field, and is frequently encountered at levels ranging from kindergarten to graduate school. Related posts: Learning styles?

Quality massive open online courses MOOCs learning technology

Gyrus

Gyrusaim's massive open online courses MOOCs allow the student to react and practice before the next lecture who have a unique learning style can experience it

Applying Learning Styles to Electronic Health Records (EHR) Training

Challacon

In the educational world, learning styles can be a taboo subject. The learning style field is filled with nearly a dozen distinct models all claiming to encapsulate and categorize learners. As an education professional, I frequently must modify teaching opportunities to my students and their various learning styles. This can become overwhelming – you must plan material that is compatible with the various learning style types.

Metalearning and Learning Styles

Big Dog, Little Dog

One of the elements in the Periodic Chart of Agile Learning is metalearning — being aware of and taking control of one's own learning (Biggs, 1985). However, since most educational and training activities normally teach learners what to learn, rather than how to learn, this is one task that does not come easily for some learners. It is often used in Learning Style theory. This also apples to other types of learning styles.

What Is Multimodal Learning?

Dan Keckan

Multimodal learning is teaching a concept through visual, auditory, reading, writing, and kinaesthetic methods. It is meant to improve the quality of teaching by matching content delivery with the best mode of learning from the student.

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Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

With high stakes riding on the success of our training and development strategies, it’s time for us to unpack the importance of polished learning programs and, even more crucially, better understand how our training programs have failed in the past. What is Learning and Development?

Qualities of Exceptional Online Teachers

360 Training

Just like any other job, online instruction requires specific qualities and skills to perform it in the best possible manner. In this blog, we have highlighted a few of the qualities that make an exceptional online teacher. The most important quality of “good teachers” is the passion to share their knowledge and dedication to guide the students towards the right path. An online teacher must be committed to lifelong learning. Interested in teaching online ?

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? Something important to note is that the usage of extrinsic motivators in learning strategies works equally for all learners – so no need to customize your programs for individual learners.

How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

As online learning continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to make sure instructors know how to create quality online courses, including custom video. Training faculty to create quality online courses, however, can be challenging. From colleges across the country, below are strategies and techniques to help get all your faculty to create quality online courses. Create clear, written directions with high-quality screenshots. Are students learning?

We’re the Same, But We Like Different

Dashe & Thomson

Doug Rohrer, a psychologist at the University of South Florida, has looked very closely at the learning style theory over the last several years and has found no evidence to suggest that multiple learning styles exist among different people. He claims we’re on a more equal footing than we may think when it comes to how our brains learn. This research only reinforces the notion of learning as a means to an end, not the end itself.

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. With this increased knowledge, the thirst to learn more abounds, as does the desire to share these skills and wisdom with others.

Is Your eLearning Effective for Dummies?

Integrated Learnings

Each chapter begins with a concise list of what you will learn about. The book's friendly voice helps create a feeling of learning from a personable instructor. That means less re-reading to comprehend a sentence and more time spent learning. If you've paged through a For Dummies book (or a similar type of series), what instructional qualities benefitted you? Integrated Learning Services, Inc. By Shelley A. Gable.

Improve Quality of Life With Virtual Learning

CLO Magazine

based managers more directly in achieving company goals, Sodexo’s virtual learning environment is used to communicate progress and define the manager’s role in successfully executing corporate strateg Sodexo learning events span several weeks and usually focus on a theme, such as operational excellence. Because of this, Sodexo began to explore how virtual meetings and online learning could reduce cost and add value to corporate learning.

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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? by Barbara on March 28, 2011 in Instructional Design , performance support Accelerated Learning Mind Map While I was taking classes in curriculum design, we discussed, at great length, different learning styles: visual, auditory and kinesthetic. But now I wanted to find out more about Accelerated Learning.

Training Must Be Inconsistent!!!

ID Reflections

Consistency in training is one of the advantages of e-learning, we claim, as opposed to a human facilitator who could be tired, irritable, not in the mood, or just not well versed with the subject s/he is conducting the training on. In comparison, once an e-learning program is created, it comes with the following advantages: Easy dissemintation Wide reach Self paced.blah blah blah And CONSISTENT An e-learning program does not have mood swings or give in to frailties of the body.

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. The quality of the videos didn’t matter as much as I thought it would, either.). What struck me the most as a learning professional was the role of the curator/s.

Why Continued Employee Training is Important

KnowledgeCity

The HE@Work group, part of Middlesex University’s Institute for Work Based Learning, conducted a four-year research project on workers in the UK. It Boosts Quality and Productivity. In a 2010 article for Business Insider , one manager shared his personal experience with how a lack of training resulted in a costly loss of product quality. “As Business Learning business eLearning job skills learning style online training Training

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Mythical beasts

Learning with 'e's

Image from Wikimedia Commons Last week I posted a Twitter poll with the question: Which myth is the most damaging for learning? Some educational myths are about the nature of learning, others concern the role of teachers, or technology, and of course, there are several questionable theories floating around about the human brain and how we learn. Take for example, the idea of learning styles. But the fact is, learning styles don't exist.

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From High School to the Corporate University

CLO Magazine

From trainers and instructional designers to chief learning officers, former teachers’ understanding of public education gives them a leg up in L&D. Steve Dobberowsky, principal consultant at Cornerstone OnDemand, a cloud-based learning and talent management solutions provider, taught high school English and Spanish for five years. Dobberowsky was able to know what was going on in their lives which made forging connections and understanding learning differences easier.

(G)old Blend

Rob Hubbard

It tickles and frustrates me in equal measure when I hear people say that they “…don’t believe in blended learning.” They seem to think it is something new – the latest fad in learning. I respond by explaining that blen ded learning is how they have always learnt, indeed how we humans have always learnt – from a variety of learning interventions. Blended Learning Learning styles Technology

5 Benefits of Online Training

Your Training Edge

Self-paced learning. Among the pros of online education is that you get to learn at your pace. Self-paced learning provides an individual with an opportunity to choose the study methods that best work for them. Is adaptable to various learning styles.

Corporate Training: The Ins and Outs of a Successful Program

Overnite Software

A successful corporate training program rises and falls on whether a business offers its employees a learning format that they can quickly grasp; a program that teaches with methods and standards that encourage learning and enhance retention. An effective corporate training program should follow a few basic guidelines to provide a successful learning system that promotes employee engagement and productivity.

Corporate Training: The Ins and Outs of a Successful Program

Overnite Software

A successful corporate training program rises and falls on whether a business offers its employees a learning format that they can quickly grasp; a program that teaches with methods and standards that encourage learning and enhance retention. An effective corporate training program should follow a few basic guidelines to provide a successful learning system that promotes employee engagement and productivity.

How to Use Employee Training to Increase Software Adoption Rates

Infopro Learning

Fortunately, quality employee training programs that focus on driving adoption can significantly improve the long-term success of an organization’s digital transformation. Approaching Software Adoption as a Learning Journey. Personalized Learning.

Pernicious problems

Clark Quinn

I’m using a standard for organizational learning quality in the process of another task. So, for the first one, this is in their standard for developing learning solutions: Uses blended models that appeal to a variety of learning styles. Learning styles are debunked! Design for the learning instead! And this is from an organization that’s purports to communicate L&D quality!

Media Options for Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

With good actors and production quality, this gives your course the feel of a TV show intro. My Story-Based Coaching and Mentoring Course for Cine Learning Productions used this technique with a video introduction. If using more intensive multimedia will subtract from the resources to create more realistic practice exercises or other valuable learning experiences, you should cut the complexity of the media. Try a comic book or graphic novel style with conversation bubbles.

Media Options for Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

With good actors and production quality, this gives your course the feel of a TV show intro. Try a comic book or graphic novel style with conversation bubbles. I created this brief example with photos and conversation bubbles debunking the learning styles myth. If using more intensive multimedia will reduce the resources available to create more realistic practice exercises or other valuable learning experiences, you should cut the complexity of the media.

Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

Your Training Edge

The age of Artificial Intelligence has arrived and while most of the businesses are focused on how it will affect their operations like R&D and manufacturing, only a few are wondering about the other crucial business areas such as learning & development (L&D). The AI Learning Solutions. AI also makes it easier to evaluate and suggest tailored learning solutions. Learning Styles. On-demand Learning. Customized Learning. Blended Learning.

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CoreAxis Named Top Content Provider for Soft Skills Training

Coreaxis

Southborough, MA, March 31, 2021 — CoreAxis Consulting is a well-known learning and development leader in providing custom content. They are pleased to announce that they have been recognized for their work in soft skills training and supporting L&D teams around the world.

How to Pitch Online Training to Senior Management

LearnDash

It’s also a great way for employees to learn at their own pace without disrupting their workflow. Professional trainers and educators use online learning for good reasons. Classroom environments are important too, but online learning has numerous benefits.

Choosing Amongst the Top Elearning Authoring Tools to Create Effective Training Content Tailored to the Diversified Learning Needs

G-Cube

With technological advancement, the way learning is delivered also changing. The built-in interface of Captivate helps to develop optimal quality system demos as per the personalized learning styles and preferences of users. Features including seamless mobile support and geo-location ensure optimal quality learning experience for intended learners. A cloud-based and responsive rapid learning tool which helps to create high-quality training content.

How animation-based learning can improve your online courses

Wizcabin

Trainers, organizations, and instructors now integrate animation into their course content to improve the quality. In case you’re wondering how animation-based learning can help to improve your online courses, you might have to stop worrying about it.

4 Best Practices for Keeping an Organized eLearning Video Library

ej4 eLearning

Match up your course titles with learning competencies and job responsibilities to determine what programs you can get rid of and what makes sense to keep. One thing we do know is that, just like your little black dress, some things never go out of style. A few key factors that come into play when practicing quality instructional design include: Length of program: keeping videos in small, digestible chunks. A learning management system, or LMS, has this same function.

Investing in the Best Online Learning Platform for Education

Hurix Digital

The eLearning landscape is rapidly evolving as more and more institutions and universities recognize the benefits that the online learning platform brings to learners. Online Learning Platforms and Their Advantages for Institutions. Different Types of Online Learning Platforms.

15 Benefits of eLearning: Time to convince the naysayers!

TalentLMS

Win them over and have them try out a quality eLearning experience. Also, share with them the affordable and easy to use learning management systems you love! A new list of 15, research-supported pieces of evidence, proving that eLearning indeed is worth investing in, regardless of the learning environment. Learners of all ages and aptitudes will benefit from eLearning in ways not available to them through traditional learning environments.