Workplace Learning Trends in 2018

Origin Learning

In this blog post, we will have a quick glimpse of what we believe would be some of the key trends in workplace learning this year. AR- and VR-enabled learning solutions are beginning to make a mark in workplace learning as well. App-Based Learning. Bite-Sized Learning.


Multi-Modal Learning Isn’t Learning Styles

Association eLearning

Several of my colleagues have already written about learning styles being debunked and proven to be a myth. This post is about an alternate method, called multi-modal learning, which is not a myth. What is Multi-Modal Learning? That’s the basics behind multi-modal learning.


Personalized Learning: Who, What, Why? 

Blue Sky eLearn

Why does personalized learning matter for your organization? However, they don’t want to simply know what they are watching or learning about, but why they are. Groups – allowing learners to follow specific curriculums and learning pathways based on their group permissions .


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.


Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

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Choice is Key in Learning

Association eLearning

Focus on the learning objectives. Create a few different choices for each learning objective. Focus on multi-modal learning. If you’d like to read more about training, learning, and instructional design check out the rest of this author’s blogs.


What Defines an Ideal Learning Management System?

Origin Learning

A simple tool designed to run learning modules and tests in an academic institution has evolved into an all-purpose application/software, which is now used in both academia and enterprise learning across the world. The Evolution of the Learning Management System.




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The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

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Takeaways from Learning 2017

Association eLearning

I recently got back from the Learning 2017 conference. Like last year, I want to share some of what I learned and experienced. Learning design is not a one-way street. In short, it was another wonderful Learning conference with its own set of lessons and surprises.


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.


Learning and Performance Ecosystems

Association eLearning

Apparently, Learning and Development (L&D) doesn’t require air to survive. Pushing courses out is one thing, having an effective learning and performance ecosystem is another matter entirely. The Difference Between L&D and a Learning and Performance Ecosystem.


Learning vs. Training, What is the Difference?

Your Training Edge

A good educational process must consist of both training and learning. On the contrary, learning is a process of absorbing new information in order to boost skills or get new experience. The quality of learning process is tightly connected with the training performed.


Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Teams who learn. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. What are some signs that it’s a good time for individual or team learning? what they learn in training. learned in the training. form blended learning.



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Employee Generated Learning, a transcending role for Instructional Designers 

Challenge to Learn

The e-Learning landscape is fundamentally changing. Instead, learning content is often being generated in a more decentralized manner by the employees. I have been referring to this concept as Employee Generated Learning. The changing function of the learning department.


INFOGRAPHIC: If Learning Was Water


Learning 101 with a quick, slightly soggy, metaphor. Arun Pradhan has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning. In his spare time Arun blogs about learning, performance and 70:20:10 solutions at Design4Performance.


Customer Training Completion Rates

Curious to learn how different factors in your training courses may affect completion rates? Download the study to learn what kind of content keeps learners engaged, how long courses should be, and more

The Ultimate Guide to Flipped Learning

Origin Learning

In the last article, Designing Blended Learning , we learnt a little about the various blended learning models. This article will focus on the Flipped Learning model. The Flipped Learning is a part of the Rotation Model, a subset of the blended learning.


Learning Escape Room

Association eLearning

But what would happen if a group of learning professionals created one, rather than the attraction industry? So, what kind of “Learning” was in the “Escape Room”? Discovery learning – This involves giving learners a problem or situation to resolve, with little to no guidance.




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Learning Journeys: Destination Success

Association eLearning

I don’t want to sound like a traitor to my industry, but learning and development, training, learning management, whatever you want to call it, is so complicated! He’s going on a journey, a learning journey.


Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

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Learning Experience Platform – WRONG

eLearning 24-7

I totally dislike the term, “learning experience platform” It really makes no sense, because anything and everything we do, can turn into a learning experience. I put together a tiny list (three) on learning experiences that I “learned” in just the last week: One of my dogs, Voodoo has “learned” that if he digs a deep hole he will find the gopher tunnel, because he hears them. Thus, a learning experience.


Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy


In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning? To me, this is micro-learning.


Learning to Learn

Clark Quinn

One asked about meta-learning (learning to learn), in the particular situation of courses with a variety of expertise levels, and getting into issues of learner responsibility. The author pointed to a presentation on learning to learn, that had a nice framework, and I thought I should elaborate. And my commenter brought up the role of epistemological stance, that the learners need to own their own learning. So, who wants to learn?


Making Blended Learning Happen

InSync Training

Blended learning incorporates a variety of ways to deliver learning materials and activities, and selecting delivery approaches is part of the instructional design process. Blended learning Modern Blended Learning


3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond?

Myths and Legends – Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

As does, the myths and legends of the learning system world. Come with me, my dear friends, on a journey into the myths and legends of the learning system space. Because when I hear this myth, I already know that the person pitching it, doesn’t know or understand the learning system market. Fallacies for Corporate learning system. I’d go SBL myself (scenario based learning – if you are offering that). E-Learning 24/7.


Learning Activities that Matter

Learning Rebels

It is time to move away from just movement…to learning activities that matter. They mean well, really – but it can be frustrating to participate in activities that have no connection to the learning at hand. Scaffolding in Learning. This leads to learning scaffolding.




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How to Take a Learning Experience From Miserable to Memorable

Bottom-Line Performance

What does this have to do with learning? Learning is a journey. Acquire – You dove deeper to learn more about the product/service. Create a Memorable, “Magical” Learning Experience. This happens with learning too. A Learning Journey: 7 Steps.


4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap). their learning and development. transfer what they learn to the job –.

Become Learner Focused with Learning Paths

Association eLearning

Enter customization in the form of learning paths or journeys. What are learning paths? Learning paths are a learnercentric eLearning approach that emphasizes the learner’s goals and objectives, as well as preferences. Why Learning Paths? .




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Designing with the Learning Ecosystem Canvas

Allen Interactions

Learning Ecosystems Thinking is Important. Learning ecosystems are places where people, systems and resources are combined in a manner to support value creation around learning and performance. Michael Hruska, President/CEO Problem Solutions.


Finding Balance in Blended learning

InSync Training

In a recent blog post, we described modern blended learning as the realization of a harmonic balance of instructional, technical, organizational, and delivery components in support of learner engagement and achievement. Yes, once again, it all starts with learning objectives.


How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough.