Top 4 Tips For Adult Learning Theory You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

Andragogy is a learning theory that describes qualities adults prefer in their learning experiences. You may be asking yourself, “How do adults learn best?”. What Is Adult Learning Theory? 5 Assumptions Of Adult Learning.

Adult learning theories for instructional designers: Andragogy

Matrix

Lately, I’ve seen a lot of the focus moving towards technology rather than learning itself. While trainers have to preferably keep up with the latest developments and trends, there is a lot to be saiz about adult learning and how it applies to successful L&D interventions.

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Great and small

E-Learning Provocateur

One pertinent example for L&D practitioners is pedagogy (formerly paedagogie ) which derives from the Hellenic words paidos for “child” and agogos for “leader” This etymology underscores our use of the word when we mean the teaching of children.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer. Digitec, Instructional Designer, Jennifer Ritter wrote a blog about this recently explaining, “I now realize that I was raised with game-based learning. This word means the methods and practice of teaching adult learners. If you’d like to learn more, check out this article from eLearning Industry.

Mobile Learning - No Pedagogy Required!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The following is in response to my blog post The Two Paths to Mobile Learning : I love academic journals.at But after 20+ years in the corporate world I''ve learned to take it in with a healthy dose of skepticism. I''m not skeptical of the research or the authors, but I do question the practical applications of these learning theories, models, and frameworks. Pedagogy is defined (according to a quick Googling) as a method or practice of teaching.

E-Learning Design Part 4: Learning through Collaboration

CDSM

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. This is known as our ‘ pedagogy ’. In our last post ( E-Learning Design Part 3: The Learner as an Active Participant ), we gave you an insight into how we use some of the essential aspects of the theory of ‘constructivism’ in our digital learning solutions. How Social Constructivism Informs CDSM’s Pedagogy.

E-Learning Design Part 3: The Learner as an Active Participant

CDSM

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. This is known as our ‘ pedagogy ’. In our first two posts in this series, we gave you an insight into how we use some of the essential aspects of ‘behaviourism’ in our digital learning solutions. Now, we’re going to introduce you to a theory which plays an even bigger part in our thinking: Constructivism.

E-Learning Design Part 2: Observable and Measurable Outcomes

CDSM

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. This is known as our ‘ pedagogy ’. In our last post ( E-Learning Design Part 1: Structure, Repetition and Reinforcement ), we gave you an insight into how we use some of the essential aspects of the theory of ‘behaviourism’ in our digital learning solutions.

E-Learning Design Part 6: CDSM’s Active Learning Model™

CDSM

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. This is known as our ‘ pedagogy ’. What is CDSM’s Active Learning Model™? CDSM is a commercial e-learning company. This means that we are one of a number of national brands that claim expertise and excellence in designing and developing e-learning courses.

Andragogy in the Modern E-Learning Setting

ICDTranslation

Developing an e-learning course is a pricy and time-consuming endeavor and therefore you need to be well aware of its specifications, the elements it should include and the approach to be used before you embark on it. The simplest differentiation between e-learning participants can be drawn on the basis of their age – children and adults. The principles and ideas of andragogy – the concept of adult learning – could be very useful in the creation of engaging e-learning modules.

E-Learning Design Part 5: Learning through Creating (Blooms 21)

CDSM

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. This is known as our ‘ pedagogy ’. In an earlier post in this series ( E-Learning Design Part 2: Observable and Measurable Outcomes ), we looked at the influence of Bloom’s taxonomy (1956) on our e-learning. How CDSM’s Users Learn Through Creating.

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How To Design eLearning That Delivers Results With Tim Slade

TechSmith Camtasia

How to know if you have effective learning content. It’s one thing to create great content, but how do you know if you have created effective learning content? Have you created something that people can actually learn from? What do they need to know, learn, and do?

What is learner autonomy?

Docebo

Learner autonomy can enhance a learning strategy and act as a driver of learner engagement. With an autonomous learning approach , autonomous learners are often better prepared for their job function and life in general. Motivation to learn is an intrinsic value, with a personal payoff.

Blogging: Five of the best

Learning with 'e's

That is one of the key reasons I believe blogging is a powerful method of professional engagement, and as Lawrence Lessig argues: "Blogging, a bit like forums, are spaces where people can congregate to share ideas, engage in dialogue over particular issues, and learn a great deal. So here they are - the top five posts in the history of Learning With 'E's: 1. The questions related to learning styles, and whether they could be useful in higher education.

Words in mind

Learning with 'e's

This is number 34 in my learning theories series. Psychologists and cognitive scientists have offered a number of useful theories that aid our understanding of learning. In this series I have been providing a brief overview of each theory, and how each can be applied in education. In this post I examine a cognitive theory - spreading activation theory - adapted from a hierarchical model of memory proposed by Ross Quillian and Allan Collins.

The intersectionality of impression management and organizational learner presence

CLO Magazine

Organizational learners make training participation decisions in part based on impression management factors related to the training delivery method and the perceived professional benefit. This includes corporate trainers’ salaries and learning management systems.

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Brain Learning and eLearning Design

The Learning Circuits

There's been a lot of discussion around cognitive theory and "how the brain learns." But even with all of that discussion there's a question of whether people are really making changes to the design of their online learning. So the July Question is: Does the discussion of "how the brain learns" impact your eLearning design? So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0 David Grebow suggested this month's Big Question (thanks David).

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Interactive Andragogy or How to Motivate Adult Learners

ICDTranslation

While the term “pedagogy” is pretty much well-known even to the broader audience, the term “andragogy” is mainly familiar to education experts. In other words, andragogy is the method of teaching adult learners, which has its main specifications and various tools to guarantee success. Unlike pedagogy, which focuses on teaching children of different ages, andragogy focuses on adult learning. .

mLearning Strategy

Ed App

Pivoting to remote learning, or at the very least, a hybrid model of work has become our “new normal” in the pandemic era and beyond. Remote learning done poorly or merely used as a whiteboard/projector substitute has the potential to do more harm than good. According to recent surveys , many high school students were left feeling isolated and uninspired by their home learning experience; more than half reported being more disengaged than during face-to-face learning.

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Though the famous mail service only lasted from April 1860 to October 1861,” it was a reflection of early communication methods. The flexibility of accessing an entire course from a small and lightweight wireless device makes mobile learning the current education frontier. It is a very exciting time for online course developers as upgrades, new devices, new software, apps, and WiFi hotspots can now break course design out the legacy learning management system box.

How to Get the OK on Your New E-Learning Strategy

CDSM

Transforming the way your organisation learns is no different. It was this type of careful change management that enabled CDSM to first create, and then help one of our customers to implement, the e-learning programme that won gold at the 2014 e-learning awards. So how can you transform your own organisation’s e-learning content, and get the all-important OK from your leadership team? This is known as our ‘pedagogy’, and you can read more about it in this blog series.

ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?

Coorpacademy

However and despite the evolution of HR practices over the years, the attendance sheet is – way too often – the method used to follow how people train and to see how many employees attended a course. ’ The HR Director : ‘ In order to improve the return on investment of continuous training I can use digital learning tools. ’ The Chief Learning Officer : ‘ How can I measure my coworkers’ real learning impact?

4 types of navigation flows for micro-learning courses

QuoDeck

Micro-learning online courses have been easily accepted by today’s millennial workforce. There are no large chunks of content to process, and it facilitates learning rather than imposing it on the learner. This is the traditional flow of learning management systems. Modules are generally released over a period with regular intervals, and a break in the sequence would make the learning difficult to understand.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Moving from Teacher to Facilitator by Michael on January 25, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Facilitation , Informal Learning , Training Development As a leader and teacher in the classroom and online for over 15 years, I still face the challenge of making content “real” for learners. As an adjunct professor, i find adult learning fascinating.

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Take charge of your organization’s learning needs before you appoint an external consultant. The best learning solutions developed for any company are the ones with intimate involvement of trainers and managers with the eLearning consultants. Learn the basic P3 in eLearning to empower yourself to take informed decisions with consultants.

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Take charge of your organization’s learning needs before you appoint an external consultant. The best learning solutions developed for any company are the ones with intimate involvement of trainers and managers with the eLearning consultants. Learn the basic P3 in eLearning to empower yourself to take informed decisions with consultants.

Making the future of education

Learning with 'e's

The methods we use to try to align school and university teaching with the demands of contemporary society will shape the extent to which we succeed. Some advocate the flipped learning approach and to a certain extent, the transfer of content delivery from the classroom to the home (or elsewhere) makes a lot of sense. A lot of institutions are adopting versions of this method, and are employing technology, particularly video and online content to achieve it.

I'm blogging this

Learning with 'e's

As you might expect, I encourage my students to blog regularly to support their learning. These are just a few of the many reasons why blogging can be a powerful method of learning. So I would like to present a selection of my students' recent work below, under the heading of learning theories and pedagogy , with the question 'What is Learning?' Emily Brannigan What is Learning? Jody Day: What is Learning?

Donald. Duck!

Learning with e's

Some loved his earthy, no-quarter given demolition of an host of established theories of learning. What really rankled though with many of those present (and some of those watching via Elluminate) was his critique that academics do not question learning theories, not are they suffiently critical of them. Picture above: Donald Clark appeals to the Gods of Pedagogy). Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

That’s not my style: Learning preferences and instructional design

Obsidian Learning

In a recent blog post published by the New York Times , Anna North noted that the concept of “learning styles” is still prevalent among educators, even though there is little empirical research to support it. In fact, students preparing to be teachers are often taught about “learning styles” in their courses. Let’s take a look at what the research literature has to say on “learning styles” and how they apply to instruction.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. In today’s fast-paced learning environments, the AGILE method is often seen as more efficient than ADDIE.

Google Wave - Social Media Resources - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Selecting a Learning Management System: Using a KnowledgeBase to Find the Right Product. Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources - Upside Learning Blog , November 2, 2009. Audio in E-Learning - Kapp Notes , November 3, 2009. Avoid “Death by PowerPoint” with the Pecha Kucha Method - WISE Pedagogy , November 2, 2009. Open Source E-Learning Development 10: Joomla!

LearnTrends - Google Wave - DevLearn - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Online Learning Technologies–Past, Present, and Future. Why The Death Of The Newspaper Industry Should Scare The Hell Out Of The Learning Industry. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Learning Putty , November 20, 2009. Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources - Upside Learning Blog , November 2, 2009. Learning Conversations , November 13, 2009. eLearning report: Review of Learning 2.0

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany. link] January 12-14, 2010 Learning and Technology World Forum 2010, London, United Kingdom.