Transformative Learning Theory In Action

Dashe & Thomson

Sociologist Jack Mezirow would call this scene an example of Transformative Learning, and it’s one of the stickiest kinds of learning you can experience. Instructional Design Learning TheoryEureka! Many remember 2001: A Space Odyssey for depicting one of the most famous epiphanies in cinema history. With bones splintering across the screen and kettle drums thundering in the background, a solitary ape invented a weapon in an electrifying moment of inspiration.

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Taxonomy of Learning Theories

E-Learning Provocateur

Academia is teeming with learning theories. It can be quite a challenge for the modern learning professional to identify an appropriate learning theory, draw practical ideas from it, and apply it to their daily work. Which theory do you choose?

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Learning Theories

Learning Visions

The amazing Jane Bozarth (@janebozarth) shared this today and it looks like a great resource if you''re looking to learn more about learning theories. With hyperlinks galore, you can drill down to learn about Vygotsky (and possibly even how to say it!), scaffolding, experiential learning and more. What are the established learning theories

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Create your own Learning Theory

Raptivity

Wikipedia defines Learning Theory as “Learning theories are conceptual frameworks that describe how information is absorbed, processed, and retained during learning.

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Social Learning in Clinical Settings: Adult Learning Theory Applied to #MedEd

Dashe & Thomson

Developmentally, both individually and as a culture, much of our learning has been social learning. Social learning theory is the concept of learning from other people through observation, questions, collaboration, and knowledge sharing. Learning Theory

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4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

What is the Situated Learning Theory? Situated learning, simply put, is learning that takes place in the same context in which it is applied. Some of the ways to apply this theory are: Group Activities. Scenario Based Learning.

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Adult Learning Theories Every eLearning Designer Must Know

Adult Learning with Technology

Now here’s the … Continue reading "Adult Learning Theories Every eLearning Designer Must Know". Adult Learning eLearning eLearning Tools Adult Learning Theories education instructional designer technologist Why Adults LearnOriginal Article from [link] As an instructional designer, you want to create courses that make a difference to your audience’s lives. You want to create courses that inspire them, that change mindsets and drive performance.

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Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

Understanding the way people learn allows you to create better training. These 10 learning theory books offer a range of approaches and specialities. You can get the ball rolling with an overview of theories, or focus on a specific area that is most relevant to your role.

Discovering Instructional Design 2 – Aligning Learning Theory with ID

The E-Learning Curve

How do you choose to align your learner needs with a learning theory and your learning program's instructional design? Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 2 – Aligning Learning Theory with ID appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I read a paper called Perspectives on learning and technology: A review of theoretical perspectives "This paper provides a review of literature pertaining to theoretical references on educational practice and technology from perspectives of learning theories of the 20th and 21st centuries."

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Bandura’s Social Learning Theory

Kapp Notes

Here are some thoughts and ideas related to Albert Bandura’s social learning theory. Bandura’s social learning theory indicates the effectiveness of human social models in influencing another to change behaviors, beliefs or attitudes, as well as social and cognitive functioning. The theory seeks to explain learning in a naturalistic setting as opposed to laboratory or contrived setting. Outcomes of learning are codes of behavior.

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Avatars and Social Learning Theory

Kapp Notes

Recently, I posted about Bandura’s Social learning theory , this posting continues the discussion and relates it specifically to instruction involving avatars. Social Learning Theory. Robert Bandura in the late 1970’s articulated the concept of social learning theory as a method in which individuals learn from one another in the context of a social situation through observation.

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How to Apply Social Learning Theory for Effective eLearning

PulseLearning

Have you recently looked at Bandura’s Social Learning Theory Principles? The post How to Apply Social Learning Theory for Effective eLearning appeared first on PulseLearning. eLearning Blog Albert Bandura social learning Social Learning Theory Principles

Harnessing Learning Theories for the Mobile Platform: A m-learning perspective

G-Cube

With the growing utility of mobiles devices in our everyday lives, the Training & Learning industry is realizing that learners are spending a large chunk of their time on their smartphones or tablets. m-Learning fits well within this learning paradigm. Problem-based Learning.

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All About Andragogy: Adult Learning Theory

Trivantis

When you’re designing e-Learning for adults, you want to make the whole learning experience fit their needs. The Adult Learning Theory—also known as andragogy—is perfect for this. Let your learner make decisions, like in an e-Learning game.

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How Understanding The Adult Learning Theory Helps Us Create Better eLearning

eLearning Industry

Adult learning theory is a way into the minds of adults and getting there can help you create better eLearning for your employees. Instructional Design Adult Learners Adult Learning Adult Learning Theories Instructional Design TheoriesWe tend to think of adults as being able to sit and absorb boring presentation after presentation. In truth, that’s just as ineffective as it would be for a toddler.

Learning theories for the digital age

Learning with e's

I pointed out recently that many of the older theories of pedagogy were formulated in a pre-digital age. I blogged about some of the new theories that seem appropriate as explanatory frameworks for learning in a digital age. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s

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Adult Learning Theory and Training Design

Obsidian Learning

As designers of learning for corporate environments, we often use the phrase “adult learning theory” to describe the principles that underlie our work. The Principles of Adult Learning Theory. The “father” of adult learning theory was Malcolm Knowles (1913-1997).

Learning Theories Gone Wild – Urban Myths that Hurt Your Learning Designs

Bottom-Line Performance

The teacher had students take a “learning styles” assessment to determine their learning styles and assigned homework based on the learning style. I thought the myths around learning styles had been settled long ago. Theory Gone Wild #1.

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Webinar: What Learning Theories Teach Us About Learning in VR

Learning Solutions Magazine

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How to Incorporate The Power of Social Learning Theory into Your eLearning Program

Coreaxis

Research has shown that people learn better when their learning experience has a social component. This encompasses concepts such as discussion and study groups, the relationship-based discovery and evaluation of learning programs, as well as the use of social networks and badging to broadcast progress. Simply put, we are social creatures by nature and we learn better when we can interact, share ideas and observe others.

How to Apply Social Learning Theory for Effective ELearning

Training Industry

It’s no surprise that social interaction plays a role in learning. Psychologist Albert Bandura’s social learning theory states that people learn behavior from their environment through observation, imitation and modeling. You might think that e-learning is counterintuitive to this theory because it is presented to the individual rather than a group of learners. Observational learning Where is the first place you go when you want to learn something new?

Adult Learning Theories Every Instructional Designer Must Know

SHIFT eLearning

As an instructional designer, you want to create courses that make a difference to your audience’s lives. You want to create courses that inspire them, that change mindsets and drive performance. In short, you want to create courses that are effective and hit the mark, every time.

How to Incorporate The Power of Social Learning Theory into Your eLearning Program

Coreaxis

Research has shown that people learn better when their learning experience has a social component. This encompasses concepts such as discussion and study groups, the relationship-based discovery and evaluation of learning programs, as well as the use of social networks and badging to broadcast progress. Simply put, we are social creatures by nature and we learn better when we can interact, share ideas and observe others.

Learning by Watching: Social Cognitive Theory and Vicarious Learning

Origin Learning

Rather, we have stated this example to prove a point: that observation is an intrinsic human technique to learn unfamiliar tasks or behaviors – something that has been theorized by the psychologist Albert Bandura as what he called the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. Vicarious Learning.

Workplace Learning: Theory in Practice

The E-Learning Curve

Workplace Learning: Theory in Practice is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. schemata corporate learning environment double-loop learning knowledge worker organizational learning reflection on action reflection-in-action Schon single-loop learning workplace learning Tags: e-learning Argyris constructivism. Much of the real-world job of the knowledge worker is more concerned with problem setting then problem solving.

How Do Different Learning Theories Guide an Elearning Project?

Designing Digitally

The process of how people learn has been studied for a long time, and there are quite a few theories. Elearning projects can be approached with these different learning theories in mind. Four main educational theories in terms of elearning are: Behaviorist.

3 Traditional Learning Theories and How They Can Be Used in eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Learning Theories are frameworks that are extensively used by Instructional Designers to meet the requirements of the target audience and the situation. To do justice to this mandate, an Instructional Designer must first understand the Learning Theories in order to apply them. Once they understand the strengths and weaknesses of each Learning Theory, they can optimise their use. How Learning Theories influence learning.

Adult Learning Theory interwoven into Captivate built E-Learning

Adobe Captivate

Greetings Community, As a trainer and practitioner of Adult Learning, I am always interested in the ways and means to approach e-learning through the looking glass of Adult Learning theory. I am currently at SUNY-Empire to learn more about this integration with a MA in Adult Learning/Learning Technologies. Discussion adobe learning summit adult learning e-learning

The Learning Styles Myth

Association eLearning

Some time ago, a colleague of mine wrote a blog called Learning Myths: Debunked , in which he stated that learning styles is a myth. Having obtained a degree in Elementary Education, I was shocked and still skeptical that learning styles was indeed a myth.

Using Analogies as Explanations

Association eLearning

Back in my high school Spanish class I struggled to learn a new verb form. If your learners don’t understand the comparison or it doesn’t match the learning content well it can do more harm than good. The learning content is an introduction to what “circumference” is.

Aligning Learning Theory with Instructional Design

The E-Learning Curve

As you will know if you read yesterday's post, the proliferation of learning theories over the last century or so has led to a broad range of philosophies and ideas for learning professionals to. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Tags: learning theory Constructivism Cognitivism instructional design behaviorism

Tip of the Week: Map interactions to Keller’s ARCS Model

Raptivity

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Learning Objectives Are Spoilers

Association eLearning

One of the biggest differences is that eLearning tends to literally spell out what’s going to happen next, often with a learning objectives screen. Learning objectives are like plot points. I guess you could consider this “Advanced” learning objective considerations.

Constructivism 5: Kolb’s Learning Styles

The E-Learning Curve

In the years since Kolb first devised the learning styles inventory, the definitions of the four learning styles have been refined to facilitate the creation of a learning styles matrix, which can assist in understanding learning.

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

But through advances in today’s learning management systems, these criticisms can be addressed. Now we can say that social learning online is possible, and is helping to bring more training and development options to organizations and associations anywhere on any device.

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The student will become the master! But how? Adapting the Feynman 3-Step Mastery Technique to Online Learning

Association eLearning

As the old adage goes, “to teach is to learn twice”, and mastery comes to those who apply what they’ve learned. Adapting the Feynman 3-Step Mastery Technique to Online Learning appeared first on Knowledge Direct.

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E-Learning Provocateur

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Crash Course For Constructive Feedback

Association eLearning

Luckily, we can learn how to give good feedback. Feedback is a wonderful thing, when you can understand it. When you can’t… To quote Captain Jack Sparrow, “Well that’s even more than less than unhelpful.” You get the idea. Think back to the last time you got feedback on something.

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The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

Although gamification and game-based learning have been around for a few years, only recently are training departments beginning to take these learning and engagement methods seriously. Gamification, Game-Based Learning, and Simulations. Game-Based Learning.