Learning styles: Worth our time?

Making Change

If you had time to evaluate the research on learning styles, what would you conclude? cation of students’ learning styles has practical utility, it remains to be demonstrated.&#. Another, even more exhaustive study of learning styles research offers some ideas.

Learning styles: Worth our time?

Making Change

If you had time to evaluate the research on learning styles, what would you conclude? cation of students’ learning styles has practical utility, it remains to be demonstrated.&#. Another, even more exhaustive study of learning styles research offers some ideas.

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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.

Learning styles and fixed ideas

Sticky Learning

Over the last few months I've read a number of blog posts about learning styles (see references at end of post). So, do learning styles exist? for what it matters, I'm in the 'no they don't' camp) However, this post isn't so much about whether or not they exist, rather I'm more interested in why people believe so strongly that learning styles indicators do in fact provide a measure of how an individual learns best. Where am I coming from?

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Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. Many are free, but an astronomy app I tried stopped part way and wanted me to buy the premium version to continue.

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 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.

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. Blended Learning - Julie Wedgwood.

Learning in a Digital Age: The myth and the reality

Learning with e's

The presentation was a reworked version of one I gave earlier in the year in Tallinn, Estonia. In Learning in a Digital Age: The Myth and the Reality, I present a number of widespread beliefs about elearning, and challenge the provenance, reasoning and application of these theories.

It takes all sorts

Learning with e's

You've probably guessed that I'm very pleased with the way they have applied themselves to the task of identifying key e-learning research areas, and then designing their projects as self-organised studies. 1992) The Manual of Learning Styles. 1984) Experiential Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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.

L&D's fake news

Patti Shank

L&D has its own version of fake news: fads, made-up theories (and how to implement) in conflict with what research or science says, and people selling ideas using devious means. Someone used me to push learning styles for training?

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Media Options for Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

My Story-Based Coaching and Mentoring Course for Cine Learning Productions used this technique with a video introduction. While I find voice over to be beneficial, you can do a read-only version. Try a comic book or graphic novel style with conversation bubbles.

How eLearning Can Promote Cross Departmental Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

You have to coordinate between multiple teams with differing schedules, differing locations, and differing learning styles. With a Learning Management System , you don’t have to worry about getting different departments in the same place.

Long Live Your Education Sessions: How To Repurpose, Repackage and Reuse your Training Materials

Association eLearning

Over the last six years, if there is one thing I’ve learned, it’s all content, if relevant, can be repurposed for new use. The question for any association in this situation is, “how are you changing its delivery and purpose to engage your members in new learning styles?”.

Why Accessibility Matters in Online Learning

CourseArc

Sample Bar Graph that Includes an Accessible, Alternative Version in a Table. Technology must be accessible to each of these students, regardless of specials needs, different learning styles, or demographics. Register here: Accessibility For Online Learning.

How We Learn – Capitalize On Knowing

Gyrus

How We Learn – Capitalize On Knowing. This post is written based on my personal understanding and could reflect deficiencies experienced in my own personal learning process. To begin we should evaluate what a younger version of myself experienced in the learning process.

A resolution for 2020: meaningful learning journeys that stick!

Matrix

However, all this enthusiasm to create a “better version of you” gradually fades away. The same goes for learning and development. What can companies do to maximize their learning programs and make sure that investing in learning and development is actually money well spent?

Your Employees are Desperate for Differentiated Learning

Docebo

As industries become more innovative, technology-driven, and personalized, enterprise learning strategies must adapt in ways that enable talent and their unique skill sets to contribute as much to the organization as possible. People should be able to choose how they learn.

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Learning Myths

Convergence Training

In the same way, you’d probably be willing to agree that many professions and fields of study have their own version of urban myths that people new to the field–or even those who have studied, practiced, and worked in the field for a long time–believe even though there’s no evidence to back the idea up or in fact there’s evidence that disproves it. Click the links below to learn more about how we can help you. Learning Management Systems.

A Nudge for Learners to Stay in a Continuous Beta State

CLO Magazine

When was the last time you learned something new? What drove your learning in those instances — your inner urge? Simply put — learning is growing! One of my first childhood learning episodes that comes to mind was making and flying kites. Creating Learning Nudges.

Use Select and Mask to Create Cutout People

Adobe Captivate

While I don’t believe in learning styles, I do believe people have preferences in how they might want to learn something. This week I decided to update Allen’s video to include the latest version of Adobe Captivate and Adobe Photoshop as a way of honouring his influence over my YouTube career and my decision to start my own freelance eLearning design and development business.

Fresh Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 28, 2018

Mike Taylor

If we stop going, we stop learning…and If we’re not willing to keep. learning, we should probably stop going. — Seth Godin. Top Tools for Learning 2018. Jane Hart (@c4lpt) recently wrapped up her annual Top Tools for Learning 2018 list.

More Curious Learning

Learning Rebels

Curiosity is the gateway to learning. Those who are regular readers have heard me speak of this before in the the 5 Tips to Starting a Learning Rebellion . Here are a few great resources for debunking common learning myths – be curious, I dare you. Original Post here.

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How to Implement Microlearning in Corporate Training

Hurix Digital

As of today, the very concept of a classroom, i.e., learning at a specific time and place, is changing. The role of the educator too is evolving from simply being an agent of information to a facilitator in an individual’s personalized learning journey.

Questioning Gagné and Bloom’s Relevance

Experiencing eLearning

Learning styles (like visual, auditory, kinesthetic) have much less effect on learning results than other factors, but we often focus on them heavily. As a follow-up question , she asked where I learned the above about Gagné and Bloom.

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The Importance of Keeping Software Training Up To Date

Adobe Captivate

As a learning and development professional, it is wise to keep your level of knowledge up to date, and that applies to your software training as well. In m opinion, the best practice is to give at least two hours per week to learning about your software, working out what-if scenarios.

Great Conference Sessions, Including m-Learning and More!

Trivantis

Check out these great topics, from m-Learning to accessibility: Templating an App-Like Experience on Smartphones. Learn about: The challenge and opportunities of an increasingly diverse device landscape. Lessons learned from developing a mobile template. m-Learning version.

Do you need to Understand Big Data to Use it?

Ideaon

We all use data, but we don’t all use Big Data.Instead, I want to talk about how Big Data can be used to improve our learning and the learning of others. e-Learning is just one of many. Here are some examples of how big Data can be used in e-Learning and training and development.

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). The machine is using us The process We think Understanding Learning: The Affective Context Model

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. Here is a collection of the best learning science and instructional design-related posts from 2018. How to Learn Better.

All You Wanted to Know About Digital Textbooks

Kitaboo

To address their learning styles and needs, an e-textbook is usually designed with features that will help them learn better and engage more with the learning material. A digital textbook thus acts as a wholesome learning package for a student.

Top 10 Benefits Of Personalization Of eLearning For Employee Training

EI Design

With the wider adoption of eLearning and mobile learning comes the associated challenge of “one size does not fit all”. In this article, I highlight first how personalized learning for employee training can help manage this and then its top 10 benefits. Learning style.

All You Wanted to Know About Digital Textbooks

Kitaboo

To address their learning styles and needs, an e-textbook is usually designed with features that will help them learn better and engage more with the learning material. This digital version of the textbook can contain videos, animations and audios which will aid the student’s learning process. Each course module is designed and aligned on every page in a way that will keep the students engaged while learning.