Color Theory for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

The Adobe Color Wheel even gives you the option to save your color palettes and directly upload them as swatches to your other Creative Cloud programs. We had a great webinar last week on designing visual hierarchy.

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Demystifying Cognitive Load Theory

ID Mentors

Cognitive load theory is credited to the work and research of John Sweller in the 1980s. For example, if we were to design this entire program with all the concepts listed in the diagram using a game, it will add to the Cognitive Load.

Changing Behaviors: Using Nudge Theory to Engage Your Learners

HT2 Labs

Over a 10-week period, the OLX will explore the following crucial elements of using data for your workplace learning program: Data, Nudges & Learning Data & Course Design Data & Business Benefits. Centring on elements of Nudge Theory, during week one of the OLX we discussed how its principles can be applied in digital L&D initiatives to provide a more personal and compelling experience for the learner. What is Nudge Theory?

Implications of the Self Determination Theory in the workplace

Matrix

Having talked (albeit rather briefly, considering the extensive literature and research on the subject) about the Self Determination Theory , it’s only logical to have a look at the way this theory can have a positive impact in organizations throughout the world.

Discovering Instructional Design 2 – Aligning Learning Theory with ID

The E-Learning Curve

How do you choose to align your learner needs with a learning theory and your learning program's instructional design? Continue Reading → The post Discovering Instructional Design 2 – Aligning Learning Theory with ID appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Applying Social Learning Theory to eLearning

LearnUpon

Albert Bandura’s social learning theory hypothesizes that we learn by observing and modeling the behavior of others. This theory has been pivotal in understanding how we learn, and how to create the best environment for learning to occur in. Bandura’s social learning theory.

How to Incorporate The Power of Social Learning Theory into Your eLearning Program

Coreaxis

This encompasses concepts such as discussion and study groups, the relationship-based discovery and evaluation of learning programs, as well as the use of social networks and badging to broadcast progress. Albert Bandura’s Social Learning Theory states that people learn behavior from their environment through observation, imitation and modeling. Here are a few ways to incorporate social learning into your eLearning program.

Demystify computing theory with new elearning

Sponge UK

NEWS: A new elearning programme to help teachers improve their knowledge and confidence in key aspects of computing theory is being launched in the UK. categoryid=2 The post Demystify computing theory with new elearning appeared first on Sponge UK.

Three Major Theories of Motivation that Massively Boost Engagement in Elearning Courses

Wizcabin

Theories of motivation are physiological theories that explain a person’s reasons for engaging in a particular behavior. This is true for mainstream learning activities as it is for elearning programs. What are the Main Theories of Motivation? The flow theory.

How to Incorporate The Power of Social Learning Theory into Your eLearning Program

Coreaxis

This encompasses concepts such as discussion and study groups, the relationship-based discovery and evaluation of learning programs, as well as the use of social networks and badging to broadcast progress. Albert Bandura’s Social Learning Theory states that people learn behavior from their environment through observation, imitation and modeling. Here are a few ways to incorporate social learning into your eLearning program.

The Theory and Practice Gap in eLearning

eFront

In short, they feel they are ready to serve the learners through their eLearning programs. With this broad statement, we can safely assume that a gap in theory and practice exists and is prevalent. The question is, how to bridge the theory and practice gap in eLearning?

Cognitive load theory: does it help?

Walkgrove

Cognitive load theory was first introduced in the 1980s and was based on observation surrounding the teaching of mathematics. There is very little data concerning the use of cognitive load theory, or the learning techniques based on it, in commercial adult learning.

The Cost of an Ineffective Training Program

ej4 eLearning

Instructional Design is defined as “a systematic process that is employed to develop education and training programs in a consistent and reliable fashion” (Reiser, Dempsey, 2007). After a program, the learner will apply what they learned.

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The Theory and Practice Gap in eLearning

eFront

In short, they feel they are ready to serve the learners through their eLearning programs. With this broad statement, we can safely assume that a gap in theory and practice exists and is prevalent. The question is, how to bridge the theory and practice gap in eLearning?

Love-Hate Theory, Learner Motivation, Connectivism and Other Such Thoughts.

ID Reflections

You can read the post here: Business-driven Learning and LH Theory (Love-Hate Theory). The post set me thinking about when do we use “Love vs. Hate” to design a training program. This triggered thoughts related to learner motivation and how even a “business driven” or “business centric” program benefit from motivated learners. This further led me to mull over some of the fundamental theories all of us IDs start out our ID career armed with.

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Conspiracy Theory: Teaching Ethics

Kapp Notes

Sometimes a lawyer comes to a company and speaks on the topic, sometimes it is part of a new employee orientation program and sometimes it is an e-learning module where you answer true/false or multiple choice questions.seriously does anyone think that type of training is going to impact ethical decisions? How do you teach ethics?

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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. Online training offers a wealth of opportunity for learners and trainers alike.

On principle, practice, experimentation, and theory

Clark Quinn

Or, you can point to long programs of studies that are based around theoretical positions (e.g. John Sweller’s Cognitive Load Theory ). Still, it’s systematic, based upon research and theory, and the best we can do. On twitter today a brief conversation ensued about best practices versus best principles.

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‘Game Theory’ of Game-based eLearning industry

Stratbeans

There are three main game theories (based on gamified platforms): Activity Theory : Learners are allowed to participate and experiment in non-threatening scenarios. Although these theories are there, custom models are more popular.

5 Elements Required for a Successful Leadership Development Program

Learnloft

We’ve learned a tremendous amount about implementing successful leadership development programs through our partnership with organizations of all sizes and industries. You attend a class full of theory and the materials that look like they were from the 1970’s.

Theories for the digital age: Self regulated learning

Learning with e's

In many ways, heutagogy is aligned to other digital age theories, in that it places an importance on ‘learning to learn’, and the sharing rather than hoarding of that knowledge. 2006) The use of Personal Digital Assistants at the Point of Care in an Undergraduate Nursing Program.

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Constructivism And Behaviorism In Designing Online Learning Programs

eLearning Industry

This article aims to compare and clarify 2 of the major learning theories, Constructivism and Behaviorism as well as to find out how they can contribute to designing online learning programs. Instructional Design eLearning Design Tips Instructional Design Models Instructional Design Theories Instructional Design Tips

Designing for Motivation: Three Theories eLearning Designers Can Use

SHIFT eLearning

eLearning programs require adult learners to interact with an online platform and understand new information that is essential to their jobs. There are three distinct motivation theories that have been developed by scientists and psychologists that try to explain ways to motivate learners.

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Measuring Learning: The Theory of Change

The Learning Circuits

Throughout this post I’ll use an example from a training program I worked with earlier in my career to illustrate how the measurement models can be put to work in training. The Alaska Example: Job Training for Teens In a my last job, I worked with Anchorage Youth Employment in Parks (YEP), a program hiring Anchorage teens to complete park improvement projects while learning job skills in trail building, construction, and habitat restoration.

Awesome Virtual World Program: Sign Up Today

Kapp Notes

My friend, Randy Ran Hinrichs, of 2b3d who has a wonderful motto of “Move Photons, Not People” is offering a program that you need to take advantage of if you are involved, interested or curious about 3D virtual worlds. The program offers a Certificate in Virtual Worlds.

How To Implement Spaced Learning Into Your Training Program

KnowledgeAnywhere

Here are the four way to implement spaced learning into your training program: Combine spaced learning with microlearning. Spaced learning is based on the highly researched theory that learning is enhanced when lessons are repeated after a certain lapse in time.

3 Ways to apply scenario-based learning in your training program

Matrix

Read more: Implications of the Self Determination Theory in the workplace. This is why all concepts and theories should be presented in a way that participants can relate to. 3 Ways to apply scenario-based learning in your training program.

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 5 Myths About Rapid E-Learning Learning Styles Cognitive Flexibility Theory & Multiple Representa. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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

CommLab India

Recently, the organization held a training program for its staff members on its newly-implemented ERP system. The learners participated enthusiastically in the training program, and Jim believed that the knowledge acquired in the program would help the employees perform well.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: A General Theory of Love

Learning Visions

Thursday, May 18, 2006 A General Theory of Love An article in National Geographic about the chemistry of love sparked a conversation with my friend Bob. He sent me a book, " A General Theory of Love." Little Shots of Theory Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. A Conversation with Karl Kapp ► February (11) ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Sourc.

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Why Are Management Training Programs So Important?

WalkMe Training Station

Organizations struggle to survive if they’re not properly managed, so the importance of management training programs should never be understated. This is an overarching benefit of management training programs, which extend further than you’d imagine. Management training programs are a great opportunity to create innovative leaders. Moreover, management training programs give staff an opportunity to bring new ideas forward, which can help drive business growth.

Stakeholder Alignment A Key to Realizing Program Benefits

Training Industry

The vast majority of courses in project and program management present theory and the mechanics of managing a project or program. All of these “mechanical skills” are necessary, yet through my many years of experience developing, delivering and reviewing programs, I have often seen projects or programs use sophisticated tools and then fail spectacularly. Gaining this alignment must begin prior to the program’s kickoff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Another take on Cognitive Load Theory

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 Another take on Cognitive Load Theory The authors of the Eide Neurolearning Blog weigh in on recent research and articles on cognitive load (including the death of Powerpoint that have been talked about here ). The TIPP learning theory showed me to be Traditional Personal with a visual preference (although I was also high on the auditory scale). Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Learning, making and powerful ideas

Learning with e's

This is number 31 in my series on learning theories. I''m working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. By contrast, when a child learns to program, the process of learning is transformed.

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10 Benefits of Outsourcing Instructional Design for eLearning Programs

WBT Systems

Yet, many associations continue to have staff and volunteer subject matter experts (SMEs) design and develop online learning programs because that’s been the default mode of operation. Instructional designers (IDs) design and develop online and face-to-face educational programs: courses, curriculums, workshops, sessions, and training materials. IDs are experts in: Adult learning theory. Unless online learning programs are designed with care, online students can feel isolated.

Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

Darcy Luoma, Lead Instructor, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Aphra Mednick, Program Director, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. This is the story of a university extension certificate program that is doing both.

Measuring Learning and the Theory of Change Process

ATD Learning Technologies

Throughout this post I’ll use an example from a training program I worked with earlier in my career to illustrate how the measurement models can be put to work in training. We’ll dig into connecting measurement and learning design to build the metrics in from the beginning. Click here to read full version