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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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Constructivism 11: Organizational Learning

The E-Learning Curve

They assert that it is these mental maps that guide people’s actions rather than the theories they explicitly espouse. This has implications for approaches to organisational learning. Continue Reading → The post Constructivism 11: Organizational Learning appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Argyris & Schön support the argument that individuals have mental maps both for their skill assets and how to act in situations.

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More on defining e-learning, elearning, eLearning…

The E-Learning Curve

We define e-learning as the continuous assimilation of knowledge and skills by adults stimulated by synchronous and asynchronous learning events – and sometimes Knowledge management outputs – which are authored, delivered engaged with, supported and administered using internet technologies. Continue Reading → The post More on defining e-learning, elearning, eLearning… appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

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Teaching Organizational Learning, Part 1

The E-Learning Curve

Chris Argyris, Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School, has made significant contributions to the development of organizational learning theory and experiential learning. Any company that aspires to succeed in the tougher business environment.must first resolve a basic dilemma: success in the marketplace increasingly depends on learning, yet most people don’t know how to learn.

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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.

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Teaching Organizational Learning, Part 2 – Conditions for learning

The E-Learning Curve

As discussed in a previous E-Learning Curve Blog post, Driscoll outlines five conditions for learning (and organizational learning). Continue Reading → The post Teaching Organizational Learning, Part 2 – Conditions for learning appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Now read on.

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70:20:10 For Trainers

Learnnovators

Learning & Development Professional has been running a poll on the following question: Is the 70:20:10 model still relevant today? It just refers to the general observation that the majority of learning in the workplace is done on the job, a substantial chunk is done by interacting with others, while a much smaller proportion is done off the job (eg in a classroom). Not only does this extend the learning experience, but it also bakes in accountability for the learning.

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MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

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Constructivism 13: Double Loop Learning

The E-Learning Curve

In double loop learning, goals or decision-making rules are modified in the light of experience; the second loop facilitates their modification. Double-loop learning recognises that the way a problem is defined and solved can be a source of the problem. Continue Reading → The post Constructivism 13: Double Loop Learning appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

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Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning that really works. For a learning experience design to be truly effective, it has to have a focus. That focus is the outcome that the learning experience is designed to achieve. So, the starting point of a learning design has to be the objective that will achieve the outcome.

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Everybody’s Got Something To Teach…!!!

Learnnovators

When I joined as an ID at Learnnovators , the first thing that one of my colleagues told me was that an ID must have a great passion for learning. I don’t know if I am learning as how she meant it, but I do end up learning something new every minute. To make this clear, let me talk about a lesson I learned in civics class at school: Every citizen has a voice and opinion in the matters of the country. We end up learning even when we are not consciously learning.

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“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. Flexible about time and space: In a connected world where we are very often working, learning, and interacting with individuals across the globe as a normal course of life, time takes on a different meaning.

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Deeper eLearning Design: Part 5 – Emotion

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. Here we’re talking about the role of emotion in learning, and we’ll close by finally putting it all together. We want to shift from creating content to designing learning experiences. To start, we need to understand the effects of emotions on learning. Confidence: Confidence is another factor in learning.

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The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. “ Wilkinson proposed building out the entire GLG office to accommodate “activity-based working”–the theory that employees no longer need personal workstations so much as they need many different settings in which to meet, collaborate, or focus, depending on which tasks they’re working on. In theory, we know this is what will work in the long run.

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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. Thankfully I stumbled on this article by Phil Nickinson and learned that instead of starting at the map and uploading your photo sphere, you start at the photo sphere in your phone’s image gallery and share it to Maps. My VR learning journey thus far may be described as joy punctuated by disappointment.

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Experiential Learning in the Workplace

The E-Learning Curve

Experiential learning theory (ELT) describes learning as “the process whereby knowledge is created through the transformation of experience” Continue Reading → The post Experiential Learning in the Workplace appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

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Towards a Definition of E-learning, 2

The E-Learning Curve

E-learning is based on 3 basic criteria. Finally, it focuses on the broadest view of learning: learning that goes beyond “e-training”. Continue Reading → The post Towards a Definition of E-learning, 2 appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. E-Learning definition of learning e-learning learning theory organizational learningFirst, it's networked.

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Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

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Characteristics of Experiential Learning Styles

The E-Learning Curve

Kolb’s use of the term “learning styles” has nothing to do with VAK learning styles; if you’re interested in scientifically dubious nonsense, look elsewhere. Continue Reading → The post Characteristics of Experiential Learning Styles appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

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Managers Eat Learning for Lunch

PDG

If Culture eats Strategy for breakfast, then Managers eat Learning for lunch. Learning is something we do for ourselves, not something that is done to us. We can provide people with venues for learning, but we can’t make them learn (see Horse vs. Water, 1897). As learning professionals, we’re lucky to have a learner’s attention for a few hours a year. Peter Drucker famously said “Culture eats Strategy for breakfast.”

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Experiential Workplace Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Experiential learning theory (ELT) describes learning as “the process whereby knowledge is created through the transformation of experience” Experiential Workplace Learning is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

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Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

A bit more conscious thinking behind why, when and how we use these platforms can transform our daily meandering interactions into purposeful habits around learning, sharing and community building. This thought was triggered by David Kelly’s presentation – Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning.

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Characteristics of Experiential Learning Styles

The E-Learning Curve

Kolb’s use of the term “learning styles” has nothing to do with VAK learning styles; if you’re interested in scientifically dubious nonsense, look elsewhere. Characteristics of Experiential Learning Styles is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

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Evidence-Informed Practice

The Performance Improvement Blog

They are taking adult learning theory and systems thinking, combining that with evidence from program evaluation studies, and using the information to make their own organizations more effective. At their retreat, I talked with PART members about developing a learning culture in their agencies that would help them in the process of continuous improvement. We identified organizational barriers to learning and how those barriers can be overcome.

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Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. Her work is based on 25+ years of practical experience in implementing technology enabled learning strategies for business advantage and is backed by her independent research. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

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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. Organizational training. Organizational learner presence theory.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 3 Facts About Mindset In Learning

Learnnovators

Mindset is an often ignored yet crucial factor in learning. Here are three well established aspects of mindset in learning, and each is supported with tips for learning designers to make the most of them. TIP FOR LEARNING DESIGNERS: Prime a learning experience with open-ended scenarios and/or introductory videos. INTEREST DRIVES LEARNING. Learning can only happen when a child is interested.

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Teaching organizations how to learn. Part 1

The E-Learning Curve

Chris Argyris, Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School, has made significant contributions to the development of organizational learning theory and experiential learning. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Tags: Argyris learning theory Constructivism principles of constructivism conditions of learning Bruner learning styles

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If the spacing effect is so great, why is nobody using it?

Learning Pool

There are few things in learning theory that everyone in learning and development agrees on. Let me rephrase that: there is almost nothing in learning theory that everyone agrees on. We tend to call a lot of things learning that aren’t really learning.

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Is your training effective – or just efficient?

Learning Pool

Learning technologies have powered a significant increase in the ability of L&D to deliver learning at scale over the last two decades. So three cheers for a focus on the quality of learning by practitioners. If we don’t care, we can’t learn. Blog Learn & Connect

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5 steps to using the spacing effect in your next training

Learning Pool

These associations with learning theory and celebrity high-achievers (whom Gladwell dubbed ‘outliers’) might make spaced practice seem rather abstract and rarified; not for the rest of us. We use it when we want to pass a driving test, revise for an exam, or learn a part in a play.

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Learning Suite: The past of learning systems

Learning Pool

In the late 2010s, market analyst Josh Bersin noticed a significant shift in the way workplace professionals learned. But this concept came as something of a challenge to makers of learning systems. But the 20th Century was when organizational learning really took off.

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X Marks the Spot: What Lies Under the ‘X’ in LXP?

Learning Pool

There is a degree of uncertainty about what we should call the learning experience platform. And does the lack of agreement signal a deeper unease about the concept of ‘a learning experience’ ? And yet more and more people are talking about learning experiences.

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The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals. Leveraging social learning with the eLearning content is the new norm of eLearning courses. Let’s examine some top benefits of social learning in organizations. What is Social Learning?

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Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support. In Part 2, I'll list some of the levels within one of the learning types. Certainly Work Literacy has a learning and performance focus and is a passion of mine. The Business Case for Social Learning. learning. informal learning??).

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How microlearning can result in deep learning

Ed App

Classical philosophy posits that any meaningful learning must combine an existential knowledge of the self alongside the cognitive domain. If deep learning elicits deep understandings and profound change, it certainly is, as Plato declared, ‘food of the soul.’. 1) Flipped learning.

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Does your organization need a Chief Learning Officer?

Upside Learning

Upside Learning sponsored the inaugural CLO Summit India at the end of last week. The first session (titled: Organizational Learning: Views from the Leadership ) of the Summit was a panel discussion where senior executives from HPCL, Tata Teleservices, & Aditya Birla Group and the Director of TISS constituted the panel. They (department managers) simply don’t have grounding on how learning takes place or which learning interventions work in which situations.

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Who should be your Chief Collaboration Officer?

Jane Hart

In fact at TELUS one of the key people responsible for collaboration is a senior director of learning.”. Well, I believe s/he will be the right person if s/he has (at least) the following credentials: S/he will need to have a good understanding of the business, business processes and business strategy – not just learning theory. Collaboration Social learning

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How “Learning Organizations” Beat Natural Selection

WalkMe Training Station

Perhaps no greater factor to determining organizational success in recent years is the ability of an organization to recognize business challenges and adapt, that is, to make the necessary changes to help foster growth and higher performance. Organizational Learning. This all begins with organizational learning, which refers not only to the acquisition of new knowledge, but also an increase in the ability to apply new knowledge to improve performance.