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). Think: learning skills instead of learning styles , and develop your learners accordingly!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, August 10, 2007 More on Learning Styles Today Mark Oehlert points to Stephen Downes post Professor Pans Learning Style Teaching Method (in particular, the comments thread which I had missed as I typically just read Downes post right through the feed reader). Read about my humble moment regarding learning styles and more on my history with learning styles.

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The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate – Coming to Orlando in February!

Adobe Captivate

I’ve wanted to put together a learning technologist certification for a long, long time. Learning geeks will unite in Orlando for our three-day learning technology program February 22-24, 2019. Day 1: Creation and Authoring Learning Tools , presented by Jeff Batt. The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate Program. Day 1 Creation and Authoring Learning Tools; Jeff Batt, Head Trainer, Learning Dojo. How to learn any new authoring tool.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Content & Version Control

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 01, 2007 e-Learning Content & Version Control Earlier this week, Janet Clarey wrote about the " Preservation of e-Learning Content." She raised the question about e-Learning content and how well companies keep track of content updates. Can you prove when and how your e-Learning content has changed?

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. Here’s what the publisher says about it: “Technology has revolutionised every aspect of our lives and how we learn is no exception. Blended Learning - Julie Wedgwood. Informal and Social Learning - Jane Hart.

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.

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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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, August 02, 2007 Online Portfolios Jennifer Madrell shows us a great example of an online portofolio , which she calls a "svelte and sparkly version of this blog - that is a requirement and capstone project at Indiana University." How do you show samples of e-Learning projects or solutions youve been involved with? I learn so much from seeing what other folks are doing.

3 Tips for Creating the Right Enterprise Learning Environment

Docebo

Whether you’re onboarding new staff, bringing a cybersecurity team up-to-speed on the latest threat or showing partners the newest product version, the ability to effectively educate internal and external audiences is critical. Here are three areas to focus upon and some tips to make sure you get it right: Enterprise Learning Styles – Blended Learning vs Hybrid Learning. Interactive Learning Experience – Gamification for Instant Gratification.

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. The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms. Learning Analytics.

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. The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms. Learning Analytics.

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?

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 5

CourseArc

The beauty of online learning is that the methods and activities can be used whether students return to the classroom, learn from home, or experience a combination of both. In this post, we will explore how online learning can support classroom learning and steps you can take now to keep growing as an online instructor. What Role and Benefits Can Online Learning Have in the Everyday Classroom? Do you need more help with blended learning? Keep Learning!

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Books Not Recommended by Members of #lrnchat

eLearning Cyclops

Quinnovator : “Investing in Organizational Learning: The Cost Center Approach” Dave_Ferguson : Take It to the River: How Hammurabi the CEO Dealt with Naysayers and Nitpickers. TriciaRansom : The Complete Guide to Standard Clip Art Dave_Ferguson : “How to Rail against Social Media while Maintaining Eight Twitter IDs, or, Easy Self-RTs” kasey428 : Improve the Classroom Experience: Adding Motion to Your PowerPoints! They have both an early and a late version every Thursday.

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?

Your LMS criteria can make or break your buying process – here’s how to win

Docebo

Finding a learning management system (LMS) requires a lot of brainstorming and prioritizing to nail down your final system requirements. Tackle the big questions about your learning strategy. LMS features found in modern, world-class learning suites. What are your learning needs?

What is blended learning? (benefits of blended learning in your LMS)

Docebo

Here’s a plot twist – the most modern approach to learning in the workplace: not shaken, not stirred, but blended. The cool part about blended learning models is that we’re not totally saying “out with the old and in with the new”, here. Frankly, traditional face-to-face instruction along with instructor lead training (ILT) does have a place in the learning process. What is Blended Learning? How is Blended Learning Used in Hand with Technology?

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). Create an audio version.

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? Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

How to revamp your sales training and close more business

Docebo

In short, your sales team has to always be learning to “always be closing” Making sure your sales team is coming to the table prepared and knowledgeable isn’t just a nice to have anymore. Training your sales team using a top-notch Learning Management System (LMS) provides the opportunity to increase their product knowledge, share that knowledge with each other, maintain healthy levels of competition, and allow admins to conduct regular performance assessments.

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When YouTube really does have to be offline

Clive on Learning

FastestTube is a browser extension that currently works with Chrome, Firefox and Safari (IE version on the way). Drive: the surprising truth about what motivates us Learning styles don’t exist Shift happens (the original) Social media in the UK 2010 Social media revolution Tech bubble Web 2.0: The machine is using us The process We think Understanding Learning: The Affective Context Model

Twitter VLE Conversation - Best of eLearning Last Week

Tony Karrer

In case you missed any of these great posts last week - here's a recap of what the top stuff was from eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Twitter Cheat Sheet version 1.1 Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines , April 23, 2009 Twitter As a Learning Tool. 2009 - ASTD , April 21, 2009 The Web: Design for Active Learning , April 17, 2009 Do Learning Styles exist?

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The Pain Behind Adaptive Learning Development

mLevel

Why Adaptive Learning development is nearly impossible: Among many other L&D buzzwords such as microlearning, gamification, and personalized learning, the term “adaptive learning” is becoming more and more popular in the industry. While I personally think there is a ton of value in adaptive learning solutions, the ability to deploy a program that has true value to the learner is extremely difficult to execute. Between machine learning, AI, etc.

A Look Back At The Years Best From Learning Science And Instructional Design

Mike Taylor

Every Friday I post a weekly recap of the best articles, posts, and resources I find from the intersection of learning, design, and technology. I like to keep tabs on things related to workplace learning, technology, social tools that generally help people power up their learning so that they can work smarter. Here is a collection of the best learning science and instructional design-related posts from 2018. 2018 Blended Learning Studies: The Year in Review.

Moving To eLearning

Upside Learning

Our customers account for a number of factors before taking the plunge into e-Learning. I was trying to put together some of the key change factors leading organizations to adopt e-learning stand-alone and as a part of the training blend. Some of these change factors translate to simply ‘business needs’ which fuel the need for e-learning in the business. Without the appropriate need or a real business case for e-Learning, it may seem like another fad.

Top 4 Digital Learning Tips

KZO Innovations

As the market for e-Learning will be worth over $50 billion by 2016, organizations need to improve their practices in order to deliver effective digital learning resources. Read on to uncover the available types of e-Learning, the right blend of learning and e-Learning , and some strategic objectives you should consider setting this year. Social Media Engagement . Let these 4 tips guide your digital learning success! Want more learning insight?

How to Effectively Design an eLearning Course

ProProfs

This results in successful learning. Analyze and understand your target audience and their learning needs. What are their knowledge gaps/learning objectives? What are their preferred learning styles? Which learning environment will work best for them?

What it takes for an LMS to be successful

Matrix

E-learning has established itself as the number one method of delivering knowledge and competencies development in the modern organization. The fact that this approach to learning allows for continuous updates in order to keep up with the latest technologies and with all the rapid changes in market demands makes it the perfect solution for the modern business. Yet a good e-learning platform can be flexible enough to adapt to ever changing business needs in a customized manner.

Employee Training Software: 18 Keys to Finding the Best Product for You

Pract.us

There are applications for every learning style, company size, and delivery channel. And some help you guide and manage social or informal learning. Consider how your team likes to learn and communicate. Do they prefer to seek their own learning resources or have someone teach them new skills directly? Can it help you manage informal and social learning? Much of the learning we do is outside the classroom and away from the computer.

The LMS of the future: two predictions

Matrix

My first thought, however, was that if I ever got famous enough for a park bench to hold a quote of mine for years after I’m gone, the words would be: Whoever is tired of learning, is tired of life. Learning is a personal and ongoing process. We all learn, all the time. We learn and we help others to learn as well. Many associate learning with the schooling period, but professional adults still do it. They provided a great way to administer learning.

The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Learning

Adobe Captivate

Artificial Intelligence (AI) makes it possible for machines to learn from experience, adjust to new inputs, and perform human-like tasks. Taking these cues, AI can also be applied to learning. In this article, I will be sharing my views about the ways in which AI can be used in learning. What The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Learning Is. Artificial Intelligence And Learning. Examples Of Artificial Intelligence In Learning. Smart Learning Content.

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The Cognitive Science Behind Learning

CLO Magazine

It’s the same with learning. To be able to determine whether a planned intervention — training, e-learning or otherwise — is appropriate, one must understand learning. Instead, learning should apply the results of learning science research, a veritable learning engineering. The consequences of not understanding the brain’s impact on learning, on the other hand, can be costly. Learning leaders need to know more, to do more.

Learning at Large Ep1: Building a learning culture for 45,000 salespeople

Elucidat

In this episode of the Learning at Large podcast, I talk to Paul Goundry , Head of Learning at Utility Warehouse. We talked about what CLOs can learn from product designers, how to show the value of L&D by linking it to business impact, and Paul shared a number of resources and insights that have helped him develop his quite unique perspective on learning at scale. Or search for “Learning at Large” on your podcast player of choice.

Old-school vs. New-school workplace learning

Matrix

There are, however, voices who claim that old-school training has become obsolete and needs to be completely replaced by new-school learning and development programs. Old-school vs. New-school workplace learning. Let’s take a look at several aspects of both old-school and new-school e-learning to see what the differences, advantages and disadvantages of each version are. Old school training pretty much meant instructor-led classroom learning. E-learning

Content as a Service

Xyleme

For better or worse, the development of learning content has been a one-way push process. As instructional designers, we create our learning products, package them up with all the content and media, wish them well, and ship them off to the LMS’s – never to be seen again. To make matters worse, for learners, the sole point of access to learning content has been the LMS. Social commenting and improved content quality.