Create your own Learning Theory
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
Wikipedia defines Learning Theory as “Learning theories are conceptual frameworks that describe how information is absorbed, processed, and retained during learning.
E-Learning Design Part 5: Learning through Creating (Blooms 21)
AUGUST 27, 2015
At CDSM, we draw on a range of theories – from the past and the present – to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. What is Blooms 21? Consequently, Blooms becomes a ‘step pyramid’ that one must arduously try to climb with your learners.
Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers
MARCH 29, 2014
It defines over 470 key terms for instructional designers.” ~ Connie Malamed , on ID Guru, the performance support App for learning designers. THE JOURNEY: Connie Malamed was one of the first in the learning industry to design and develop an app for learning designers.
E-Learning Design Part 2: Observable and Measurable Outcomes
AUGUST 3, 2015
At CDSM, we draw on a range of theories – from the past and the present – to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. The use of observable and measurable outcomes in learning is linked to something called ‘ Bloom’s Taxonomy ’.
So, you want to be an Instructional Designer?
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
Outside of the e-learning industry, it seems that very few people know what an instructional designer is. Even though its origins stretch as far back as the 1940s , ‘instructional design’ isn’t a phrase you hear too often when you work outside the world of e-learning.
The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses
MAY 19, 2015
The flexibility of accessing an entire course from a small and lightweight wireless device makes mobile learning the current education frontier. Regardless, it provides endless opportunities for creative ways to reinforce learning outcomes, objectives and improve return on investments.
E-Learning Design Part 6: CDSM’s Active Learning Model™
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
Throughout this series on e-learning design , we have looked at some of the learning theories that help to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. What is CDSM’s Active Learning Model™? CDSM is a commercial e-learning company.
L&D – today and tomorrow
Spark Your Interest
OCTOBER 4, 2010
I took a little time to read and compare, as I find that this is a great way for me to think a little deeper. [note to self - is this a learning principle/theory to explore? Comparative learning a la Comparative Lit??]. Try to develop the learning culture.
Make Learning Supportive and Available Everywhere
MAY 16, 2011
This year's 2011 Lectora user conference provided my first opportunity to hear learning futurist Elliot Masie ( of The Masie Center ) speak live; he didn't disappoint. We were treated to both his keynote and a follow-up conversation on his view of the learning industry's present and future.
Good News: Spending on Training Increasing
JANUARY 24, 2013
In a recent Bersin by Deloitte study , spending on learning and development rose by 12% in 2012. Obviously, this is great news for learning and development (L&D) professionals. E-learning
Clark is not Keen
Learning with e's
DECEMBER 1, 2007
I'm referring in particular to a keynote session on the final day of Educa, presented by Donald Clark (above) , who was articulate, humorous, and at times, deeply profound in his analysis of the process of learning. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.
100 eLearning Articles and White Papers
APRIL 28, 2008
Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. Understanding E-Learning 2.0 There are some very interesting changes going on in the world of e-learning that seem to have crept up on practitioners. Things You Can Do in Ten Minutes to Be a More Successful E-learning Professional By Stephen Downes, National Research Council Canada 5.
Product Review Raptivity
JUNE 27, 2011
Interaction views and selections include “Bloom Taxonomy, Gagne Nine Events, Kellers ARCS model, Experimental Learning. Essentials pack – comes with two Glossaries options and two FAQ – when did those become full interactive experiences that stimulate learning.
A Look Behind Robert Gagnè's Nine Steps of Instruction
Big Dog, Little Dog
AUGUST 10, 2011
In her post, Questioning Gagnè and Bloom’s Relevance , Christy Tucker describes how we often get caught up in theories without really looking at whether the research supports those theories. In the military we called this an interest device —a story or some other vehicle for capturing the learners' attention and helping them to see the importance of learning the tasks at hand. Tell learners the learning objective.
Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010
eLearning Learning Posts
JANUARY 3, 2011
Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010.
What Everyone Should Know About Working with Subject Matter Experts
OCTOBER 13, 2008
Don’t expect your SME to be an expert at learning theory. I’ve been in meetings where the elearning design team goes round and round with the SME about "real learning." " They’ll throw out names like Gagne and Bloom.
Converting Live Workshops to an Online Course (Part II)
MARCH 7, 2010
As online learning developers, we must build learning experiences with more content and more opportunity for learners to discuss topics of their interests with peers. This blog post will outline the second most important concept in delivering an online course: Consistent design of learning activities and use of Bloom’s taxonomy to encourage learner engagement in higher level learning. Adult learning theory screams: They won’t learn if they are not interested!
Is it important to know instructional design to create SCORM compliant courses?
JULY 12, 2009
Content providers will quickly see how SCORM helps implement reusable learning objects. SCORM is based on the Learning Object (LO) model--not to be confused with learning objectives that stem from Bloom. Learning objects can be defined as the smallest unit of learning that makes contextual sense. Learning Objects are any digital resource that can be reused to support learning.
Top 100 eLearning Items
APRIL 7, 2009
Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. - Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Applications in Learning Rethinking Learning Styles Understanding E-Learning 2.0 Try Before You Buy Tools Used Better Conferences - Response Needed Roles in CoP's The science of learning Learning 2.0
Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February
eLearning Learning Posts
FEBRUARY 16, 2010
Best of eLearning Learning. Here they are (I have removed one or two as I don’t agree with them, and have put my interpretations at the bottom): Definition of an E-Learning Curve – Bloom’s Taxonomy - The E-Learning Curve , February 4, 2010 A colleague recently asked me “What is an e-learning curve? Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning - The eLearning Coach , February 8, 2010 The noise about the release of Apple’s iPad has been a bit overwhelming.
Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009
eLearning Learning Posts
DECEMBER 7, 2009
So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. You can see more detail of how this works here in Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning (and see how you can be involved). Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Learning Putty , November 20, 2009.