Sociocultural Learning Theory

Ed App

The acquisition of knowledge is an individual undertaking, but the sociocultural learning theory argues that social interaction is vital in learning. What is sociocultural learning theory? Principles of sociocultural learning theory.

Learning theories

Ed App

Five Current Learning Theories. Learning theories unpack complex cognitive processes and provide useful mental models for educators to structure and design courses around, while also providing insights on best practice during and after learning experiences. Five Learning Theories.


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10 Training Theories

Ed App

Getting a clear grasp of different training theories will allow you to build more meaningful content and more effective training programs for your employees. Goal-setting theory. This training theory designed by Edwin Locke suggests that goal setting directly affects performance.

eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

As costs have come down, and the technology has improved, the old problems have been going away. With attention spans getting shorter and people’s preference for video learning content , microlearning just makes sense. Or they can watch a five-minute video that teaches one or two things that they’ll remember. Every year around this time, we discuss the eLearning trends for the next year. What’s hot? What’s not? What are we all going to be talking about next year?

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Cognitive Load Theory: The Key to Smarter Instructional Design

Origin Learning

What is cognitive load theory (CLT)? Attributable to John Sweller who developed this theory after thoroughly studying problem solving, CLT provides guidelines for improving learning and retention by focusing on the memory capacity of human beings. While solving problems or trying to ‘learn’ new information, the brain copes up in certain ways, which have been studied and theorized by Sweller.

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


With this as the background, learning experts ascertain that there are a number of pedagogical theories that can be utilized when creating a mobile learning strategy: Behaviorist learning. The behaviorist learning theory follows the ‘drill and feedback’ method of providing the learners with appropriate learning material and then seeking response on the same. Problem-based Learning. Learners are encouraged to identify knowledge gaps by exploring the problem.

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Explaining the Dual Coding Theory


One theory that hypothesizes the expansion of knowledge retrieval states that visual cues improve recall. It is called the Dual Coding Theory. What is Dual Coding Theory? In the core of Dual Coding Theory lies the attempt to prompt learning and expand on learning material through verbal associations and visual imagery. Within the theory, there are three different types of processing. The variety of fields in which the theory can be applied is significant.

Unravelling The Relevance Of Social Cognitive Theory in Online Learning


This leads us to the theory by psychologist Albert Bandura known as the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. What is Social Cognitive Theory? Started as the ‘Social learning theory’ in the 1960s by Albert Bandura, it is widely used in psychology, education and communication domains. The theory throws light on how when people see a model performing a specific behavior, based on their observation they use this information to guide subsequent behaviors.

Applying the Social Learning Theory to online training


This leads us to what is known as the ‘Social Learning Theory.’. The Social Learning Theory. The Social Learning Theory is a theoretical perspective in which the focus of the study is learning by observing others. Psychologist Albert Bandura proposed this theory in the 1960s. The social learning theory explains that when people see a model performing a specific behavior, they utilize this information to steer subsequent behaviors based on their observation.

How to Use Constructivist Learning Theory in a Corporate Environment


Constructivist Learning Theory is centered around the idea that learners are active participants in their own learning and training. The theory was pioneered by educational philosophers and reformers including Jean Piaget, John Dewey and Maria Montessori, among others in the late 19th century. ” Constructivist Learning Theory suggests that while knowledge can be given to learners, understanding cannot be – it has to come from within. Collaborative problem-solving.

Make Corporate Training Memorable With Cognitive Load Theory


Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) is an instructional design theory that uses the science of how the human brain processes information to inform the design of learning materials so they are easy to comprehend and remember. I’m sure you recall those problem-solving riddles, which usually started something like this: It’s late at night. You might also remember the frustration and mind-yoga involved in working through the problem!

ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?


Does this solve the main problem of HRs? A very few of us wake up in the morning wishing to learn theories we won’t be able to apply in real life, for hours, before to be tested via a quiz that won’t explain the notions we might have not understood previously. If you’re skeptical about the benefits of gaming, I invite you to take a look at the proportions of video games players per age ranks in France in 2018.

Illusions of Competence in Learning | How to Fix Your United Airlines Problem


In the video , associated with my blog post, I describe three separate cohorts including law enforcement, United customer service agents, and leadership (CEO, Oscar Munoz), who were all trained professionals. There were two huge environmental reasons that influenced positive behavior; one was The Broken Window Theory that suggests an improvement in our surroundings won’t support negative behaviors and the other was a big improvement in the economy.

Choosing The Right ‘Kind’ of Video for learning – 5 Styles Of Video-based Learning


Video-based learning is very effective for corporate training as educative videos make it possible to overcome practical real-world constraints and explore far greater possibilities provided by digital spaces. As a medium, videos can be combined with other learning platforms like an online chat room or video conferencing. The combination of video with other learning services has great potential to provide students with an integrated online learning space.

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How to Draw Attention in Video Lectures


Video lectures are one of the most promising teaching materials in online learning. And you may have already recorded many educational videos. Having to do with video production, you may often wonder: How can I make it this time so that students won’t lose interest while they are watching my videos? Well, while creating online courses there is the very critical part of the recording phase of your videos: Your presence. How to be Expressive in Educational Videos.

What Instructional Design Theories Work Best With Online Training?

Clarity Consultants

The ADDIE Model is an instructional design theory that we have mentioned before on this blog. The foundational theories and flexibility are what make ADDIE an excellent choice for online training. Another popular design theory that translates exceptionally well to the digital space is Merrill’s Principles of Instruction (or MPI). Online training offers a wealth of opportunity for learners and trainers alike.


Animated videos for learning: A step-by-step guide


Once a favorite pastime for kids (of any age), in the last few decades animated videos have branched out to anything from advertisements to education and, eventually, corporate learning. Using video for learning helps amp up learner engagement and knowledge retention.

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eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If a customer service agent has had to sit through dry lecture videos that were filmed ten years ago, which are now online, that may be their image of eLearning.” If you sign up for an in-person workshop but need to watch an online video that explains the basics before you attend, that’s an example of blended learning. Some examples of learning objects include Microsoft® Word or PowerPoint files, PDF files, video, and audio.

eLearning Memories of a Millennial Instructional Designer

Association eLearning

Every summer I looked forward to the school’s yearly recommended game, never fully realizing that was how they got us to practice math, reading, and problem solving while school was out. If a customer service agent has had to sit through dry lecture videos that were filmed ten years ago, which are now online, that may be their image of eLearning. What do you picture when you hear the word “eLearning”?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Cognitive Flexibility Theory & Multiple Representations

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 Cognitive Flexibility Theory & Multiple Representations After reading Clarks comment on my posting from yesterday , Ive been looking into Cognitive Flexibility Theory (Spiro), trying to better understand the notion of "multiple representations." (You I had been thinking of multiple representations as meaning you show the graph on one screen with audio, then on the next screen have a video of someone talking about that concept.

3 Best Features of iSpring Suite that Help Put Theory to Practice

CommLab India

Where does the problem lie? To overcome this problem, companies need to develop training programs that allow their people to put theoretical knowledge into practice. Good Video-Based Lessons Can Be Created. Videos are inarguably the most popular learning format and go a long way in imparting skills in an effective, engaging manner. You can use videos to help your learners apply theoretical knowledge of procedures at work.

How To Create A Superb Explainer Video Script

Superb Learning

Are you working to create an explainer video for your brand? Here’s everything you need to know about the explainer video script including why it is so crucial and how to ensure yours is superb. There are lots of different parts of an explainer video.

Why you should use video in your e-learning courses


Everyone uses video for all kinds of tasks nowadays. Video content has also grown into a powerful asset to add to your e-learning courses and training modules. But is it just brevity that makes videos such a useful teaching tool?

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How to Make Video: Before You Start

TechSmith Camtasia

Can’t see the embedded Video? Watch the Before Starting Video on YouTube. How to Make Video: Getting Started. Your first video might be one of the toughest videos you ever make. With video, you know others are going watch it, probably scrutinize it, and they won’t even know if it’s your first for fiftieth. Before we get to some ideas to help you make a video, let’s get something out of the way. Is the video part of a series?

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Curated Insights: Using Video to Drive Learning


“I just think that we’re going to be in a world a few years from now where the vast majority of the content that people consume online will be video.“ In this case, the numbers support his theory. Thanks to the spiffy cameras in our pockets and apps like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and YouTube, video is now a primary medium for everyday communication. Video also helps people solve complex problems with the ability to convey detailed information in a highly contextual format.

Video: The power and the story

Learning with 'e's

He asked me if he could borrow a video cassette from my library to show to his group of students. I was curious and asked him why he wanted a video that was exactly 90 minutes long. He needed a video to 'fill the gap' so that the student nurses had something to do for an hour and a half. As politely as I could, I explained to him that making his students sit through a full 90 minutes of video was not particularly good pedagogy. Why video?

How To Design eLearning That Delivers Results With Tim Slade

TechSmith Camtasia

The problem with this is that those learning methods are geared towards children. Studying adult learning theory is the best way to understand how adults learn differently than children. Business Interviews Podcasts Video

Video-based Learning: How to Create the Best Video Content to Amplify Learning


“ We watch the shows, we watch the stars On videos for hours and hours “ — Radio Gaga, Queen, from the track 1984! When the British rock band Queen sang Radio Gaga, in praise of video and wrote and obituary to radio, it wasn’t greatly prophetic. Considering it was 1984, the world was already on the brink of video revolution, with everyone glued to their television screens. Queen were only announcing what was to become the video era. There is no such video.

7 Best Practices for Creating Video Content


We watch the shows, we watch the stars On videos for hours and hours. When the British rock band Queen sang Radio Gaga, in praise of video and wrote and obituary to radio, it wasn’t greatly prophetic. Considering it was 1984, the world was already on the brink of video revolution, with everyone glued to their television screens. Queen were only announcing what was to become the video era. We consume videos everywhere. And we even create our own videos.

Alternative Use of Video in The Classroom – It’s Not Just for Homework Anymore

TechSmith Camtasia

Whether an emerging or experienced flipped educator, where the video comes in your lesson is up for discussion. Depending on your style of delivery, grade level, subject matter, or comfort in using technology, these various examples may benefit you as you dive into flipped learning and consider placement and other uses for video. Videos can be interactive and address audiences other than students. You can post a video every day or once in a while.

How Online Learners Are Using Interactive Video Transcripts [STUDY]

3Play Media

177 online students answered 10 questions specifically about their use of 3Play Media’s interactive transcripts in conjunction with their video lecture courses. When asked to rate the features of our interactive video transcript, 94% of respondents found one or more of our features “useful” (meaning either: “very useful,” “useful” or “somewhat useful”). Through our research, we have been able to pinpoint six interesting ways MIT students use interactive video transcripts.

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Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 2)


He has written six books including the best-selling learning book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction and its accompanying how-to book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice. The problem is that most people think of gamification as points, badges and leaderboards. The problem was that after the individuals left the two day class, they still felt uneasy and uncertain as to how to conduct an evaluation.

What Instructional Designers Really Do

Association eLearning

Some of this overlaps a bit, but I think it gets the idea across: • Learning and instructional theories. Problem solving. • The instructional designer then drafts whatever is needed: job aids, video scripts, eLearning storyboards, facilitator guides, etc. Association eLearning Blog Association Management eLearning Featured Post Instructional Design Learning Theory Strategic Planning Training and DevelopmentI want to apologize.

3 Ways To Design Effective Training With The 70/20/10 Model

Roundtable Learning

Once placed in front of them, learners can actively engage with the object by rotating it, breaking it apart, putting it back together, and watching educational videos on it. . The 70/20/10 model states that employees learn best by doing.

Your Ticket to Great Instructional Design

Origin Learning

Any instructional design process will typically consist of a mix of text, graphics, audio, video and animated elements. A good way to begin is by discussing a generally likely problem/ scenario that they face on-the-job and evoking responses and first-hand experiences of how they dealt with the situation. It is very tempting for instructional designers to present problems that have clear-cut answers. Instructional design is certainly not an easy business.

Learning and Performance Ecosystems

Association eLearning

Performance Support: These are quick reference guides, job aids, how-to videos, and other assets that support people in their moment of need. Access to Experts: When someone has a question no one else seems to be able to answer or runs into a complex problem, the experts are available for consultation. Apparently, Learning and Development (L&D) doesn’t require air to survive.

Takeaways from Learning 2017

Association eLearning

Get multiple different departments and/or seniority levels to weigh in on a problem or idea. The “procedural generation” that’s being used to create large, randomized areas in video games might come into play in eLearning someday. Communications eLearning Learning Theory Strategic Planning Training and Development collaboration Conference development learning 2017 learning 2017 conference metrics roi training and development

Face time

E-Learning Provocateur

And by “studying”, I mean we are watching the videos – which are excellent, by the way. My wife is a marketing professional, while I’ve been in the corporate sector for most of my working life, so we find ourselves regularly pausing the videos and launching into conversation about what was said. My wife and I are studying Foundations of Business Strategy together.

Paper Cuts


I’ll also share my problems – and there are plenty of them – so if you can solve any for me I’d be grateful! 360° VIDEOS. Strangely, 360° videos don’t work on my iPad. I also find the videos a little blurry. The good news is you can record your own 360° videos using special cameras that are reasonably priced IMHO. These are just like 360° videos, but they’re static. Yet I struck more problems.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Video Games, Tire Swings and Learning

Learning Visions

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 Video Games, Tire Swings and Learning My almost six-year old son LOVES video and computer games: Wii, Nintendo 64, computer, my iPod Touch. Video games. My theory is simple: The 3 As - academics, athletics, arts. I think in many situations kids will self monitor their use of video games IF they have been introduced to the other pleasures of life. And it turns out that sometimes you have to solve a problem to beat someone up.;)

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