So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I went looking for a learning style test for an online course. I thought a learning style test was a nice ramp up for an exercise where people had to blog about their own facilitator style - from the idea that it is good to know your own preferences and biases as a trainer/facilitator. I asked a question about learning styles on Twitter and in Jane Hart's social learning community and got some good responses which made me really think!

The Mosaic of Learning Styles

Big Dog, Little Dog

Yes I'm a few days late for David Kelly’s Learning Styles ‘Awareness’ Day , so I hope you forgive me. While most of the recent posts on using learning styles in instructional design have been mainly against using them, I'm going to. take a slightly different position—not that we need to cater to each individual style, but that learning styles may be helpful when designing learning platforms.

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Collateral damage

E-Learning Provocateur

The L&D community may be divided into two camps: (1) Those for whom the mere mention of learning styles makes their blood boil; and (2) Those who are inexplicably unaware of the hullabaloo and are thus oblivious to the aforementioned boiling of blood. The argument is that in the absence of such evidence, don’t waste time and money trying to match your teaching style to everyone’s learning styles; instead, divert that energy towards other, evidence-based pedagogy.

My blogging year in the rear-view mirror

E-Learning Provocateur

I invite you to scan the list below and catch up on any that you may have missed. I’m looking forward to Bob Little’s next round of E-Learning Movers and Shakers. E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2015 – My annual list of major PD events for e-learning pro’s down under. Game-based learning on a shoestring – GBL can be surprisingly effective, and it doesn’t have to break the bank.

Audio in eLearning.What Is Your Vote?

Integrated Learnings

Let's think about this from a learning styles perspective. To start with the obvious, listening to an audio narration would likely appeal to those with an auditory learning style. If you're interested in reading another post on this blog about learning styles, click here ). I know there are other perspectives to consider beyond learning styles, so I also opted to scan the blogosphere to see where others stood on the issue of audio narration.

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How Does Learning Management Systems Deliver Just-in-Time Learning For Corporate Training

G-Cube

The overall digital transformation has proved to be a catalyst for how organizations approach towards learning and development. The ever-evolving expectations have added a new approach to training known as JIT (Just-in-Time) learning. Using a robust Learning Management System (LMS) for workplace training, this approach reduces the time invested on varied learning activities, leading to increased employee retention and workplace productivity.

Developing Immersive Technical Training

Origin Fractal LXP

What exactly is immersive learning? Immersive learning is a technique that makes use of an artificial or simulated environment through which the learners can become completely immersed in the learning process.

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Learning and Development

Hurix Digital

A lot of enterprises have already incorporated AI in their learning strategy. We will now explore the role of AI in learning and development. Most enterprise learning strategies depend on holistic teaching. Personalize Learning According to the Learner.

9 Benefits of eTextbooks for Better Student Engagement

Kitaboo

The last decade has seen significant interest among institutions in eTextbooks to enhance student learning and also to address the affordability issues arising from the cost of printed textbooks. . Accommodates more learning styles. Every student has a unique learning style.

What INBOUND 2020 Speakers Had to Say About Accessibility

3Play Media

This year, speakers spoke on the importance of accomodating learning styles through types of content and using proper labels for content hierarchy. Repurpose Content into Multiple Formats to Accommodate All Learning Styles. The practice of tapping into all learning styles by providing flexibility in how to access the information is called Universal Design for Learning (UDL). They can easily scan headings to get a sense of what a document contains.

Science-based learning

eLearningArt

There’s a lot of bad information about how people learn. That’s where the science-based learning folks come in. So what the heck is “science-based learning?”. The Brain Lady”) defines it as: “Science based learning means following the evidence to make decisions instead of following opinion, interest, or preference.”. And we discuss about one practical strategy you can implement today (in under an hour) to improve your training programs using science based learning?

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3 burning questions inspired by Masie’s Learning 2015

Sponge UK

“Leave this conference with questions not answers,” urged Elliott Masie , as the curtain fell on his 25th annual extravaganza, Learning 2015. There was a lot to think about following the event, which explored the changing face of workplace learning in the beautiful setting of Orlando, Florida (Nov 1-4, 2015). Question 1: How can we make better use of neuroscience to improve workplace learning? How can gamification and game elements be used more effectively in learning?

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10 Distance Learning Tools

Ed App

Distance learning serves as the best training solution for training managers who need to reach and train remote teams across different locations and time zones. These tools will also equally ensure that the learning materials are easily accessible and interactive for your learners.

10 Distance Learning Tools

Ed App

Distance learning serves as the best training solution for training managers who need to reach and train remote teams across different locations and time zones. These tools will also equally ensure that the learning materials are easily accessible and interactive for your learners.

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.

Making Learning Available in the Flow of Work Using AI

Harbinger Interactive Learning

However, one area that needs due diligence is the need to change how employees learn on the job. Organizations are required to create learning opportunities that support real-time performance scrutiny and are integrated into daily workflow, allowing employees to learn while on the job.

Top 10 Online Education Resources for Students and Educators

Hurix Digital

A major portion of a student’s life revolves around learning and therefore, it is important to ensure Continuity in Learning in the Times of COVID-19. With no end to COVID-19 lockdown insight, learning should reboot with the help of online education resources. Offline learning.

Effective Interface Designs for eLearning

Association eLearning

In this post, we will discuss the importance of interface design – what the learning experience will “look and feel” like. To start, we’ll talk about audience analysis, which is the critical first step in design, and then we’ll look at some elements of good screen design that apply directly to learning. It’s vital to understand your audience when crafting learning objectives, too. Stick with quick, accessible column style writing. •

Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

By leveraging automated processes and data science, they have enabled multidisciplinary and student-centric learning. Experts believe that delivering tailor-made and relevant educational content can significantly impact learning outcomes and increase learner engagement. Digital learning tools also let students take a more self-directed approach to learn and sharpen their analytical reasoning and critical thinking skills. Students enjoy freedom to learn and experiment.

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Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

By leveraging automated processes and data science, they have enabled multidisciplinary and student-centric learning. Experts believe that delivering tailor-made and relevant educational content can significantly impact learning outcomes and increase learner engagement. Digital learning tools also let students take a more self-directed approach to learn and sharpen their analytical reasoning and critical thinking skills. Students enjoy freedom to learn and experiment.

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To Flip or Not to Flip Your Classroom

TechSmith Camtasia

Guest post by South Florida State College and Florida Keys Community College instructor, Erik Christensen, written for the quarterly educator newsletter The Learning Lounge. Meeting students where they are at (the assignment for the day, or last week’s problem, or others looking for further applications) is a great way to personalize the learning of each and every student. I thought it was very interactive and I learned more in this class than any science class I have ever taken.

L&D Capability in Australia – Conversations from UnConference

Learning Cafe

Improving L&D capability lies at the heart of the Learning Café. Inevitably, the skills required to assess and support improved performance within particular organisational contexts through learning are changing. Know the business of learning: understanding systems frameworks and change management, building a business case, applying the principles of design and delivery. Know your audience: learning styles and engagement strategies.

Where eLearning is Headed: How to Get From Here to There

SHIFT eLearning

It is changing and will continue to change the way we communicate with learners, the way we design courses, how we learn and teach. 1) No Student is An Island, Learning is Social. E nvironments that make effective use of communication technologies to connect learners in meaningful ways and include relevant and authentic learning activities are the most likely to succeed (Herrington, Reeves, & Oliver, 2010). Active Learning Techniques Becoming the New Norm.

Online Training: So Much More Than an Online Presentation

Mindflash

Organizations that plan on increasing spending on learning initiatives in the next 12-24 months will do so by 87%. And best-in-class organizations will increase spending on learning initiatives by 121%, according to Aberdeen Research. Specifically, when it comes to online training, 24% of organizations plan to adopt learning technologies (e.g., online, mobile) to appeal to multiple learning styles and relieve business pressures that can be solved through knowledge sharing.

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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?

Top 50 Learning Systems for 2020 (Rankings #50 to #40)

eLearning 24-7

It’s that time of the year, to announce my Top 50 Learning Systems for 2020, starting off with the rankings of #50 to #40. A vendor was not required to be in my learning system search engine, FindAnLMS to be considered. The criteria covers the entire Top 50 Learning Systems, so as the rankings go on, I will just link back to this post, covering the criteria, How the Posts will be published. Administration and learning environment is equally good. E-Learning 24/7.

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?

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.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now.

2008 - MMVIII eLearning Year in Review

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Opensource lego-style mobile gadgetry goodness. Well, if your idea of eLearning is a click-next style multi-hour linear self-paced "course", then I can't help you. KathySierra Learns Spanish via TWITTER 100+ eLearning Professionals to follow on TWITTER How to Prepare for DevLearn08 TWITTER - Backchannel conversations TWEARNING? Dan wow-ed us with the simplisity of imagery for effective learning. There is a lot we still need to learn.