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. Our senior designer, Stacey Wilhelmsen, touched on some elements of color while discussing visual hierarchy principles.

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Adult Learning Theory and Its Importance in Employee Training

BizLibrary

This article will guide you to make practical changes to your organization’s training program based on adult learning theory. The post Adult Learning Theory and Its Importance in Employee Training appeared first on BizLibrary.

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. However, even for the most experienced educator, navigating through the multitude of learning theories out there can be a daunting experience. Five Learning Theories. Teaching machines and programmed learning.

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. Instructional designers use these qualities as strategies to develop training programs that resonate with adult learners and drive sustained behavior change. .

4 Tips for Using Nudge Theory in Your Learning

Bill Mastin

Nudge theory has gained a lot of attention in recent years. But what exactly is nudge theory and how can it be applied in your learning programs? Find out more in this blog

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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. The post Demystifying Cognitive Load Theory appeared first on Purnima Valiathan. In this article, I try and decode it to help Instructional Designers understand the concept and apply it when they design learning material.

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.

Cognitive Load Theory and Employee Training

Mindflash

In psychology, this concept is known as Cognitive Load Theory. In this article, you’ll learn what this theory entails and how you can create a training program that doesn’t overwhelm your employees DAVE ANDERSON | 5 MIN READ. Thinking back, you can probably recall a class in school where you were always a couple of steps behind the teacher’s lecture. Or perhaps you’ve read a book that was so dense, you struggled to keep up with the plot.

Social Learning Theory: Principles and Applications

Roundtable Learning

In this blog, we explore how understanding and applying the Social Learning Theory can boost Learning & Development and training courses. Albert Bandura, a social psychologist, developed a theory surrounding this type of collaborative learning. Bandura’s Social Learning Theory posits that learning is impacted by our environments and the interactions that we have. To better understand the Social Learning Theory, let’s reduce the theory to its four main pillars: 1.

What is the Self-Determination Theory?

Growth Engineering

Self-Determination Theory is the wonderful brainchild of psychologists Richard Ryan and Edward Deci. This theory tells us there are three psychological needs that you can tap into: 1. At Growth Engineering, we’ve seen first hand how self-determination can revolutionise an online training program! The post What is the Self-Determination Theory? They identified the key ingredients needed for intrinsic human motivation.

Cognitive Dissonance Theory

Ed App

Traditional learning programs span over hours, bombarding learners with mounds of (often irrelevant) information. An aspect of the cognitive dissonance theory is forced compliance behaviour, whereby learners are forced to do something they they do not want to. However, as with most theories, there are limitations of cognitive dissonance. As with any behavioural theory, it is assuming how individuals will act based on their context.

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?

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.

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. Self Determination Theory in the workplace. All the research done on the subject of the Self Determination Theory has brought to the surface some interesting facts concerning work motivation.

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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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. The digital learning, created by Sponge UK, covers new areas of study in the school computing curriculum, including computational thinking, algorithms and the principles of programming. categoryid=2 The post Demystify computing theory with new elearning appeared first on Sponge UK.

Which Learning Theories are Right for Your Organization?

LearnUpon

Creating a comprehensive learning and development program in your organization is crucial. There are lots of learning theories out there, but they are not a one size fits all thing. Your learning & development team should investigate the different theories and decide which ones suit the type of training you need to deliver, and the company culture you’re creating . This list outlines some of the most dominant learning theories in educational psychology.

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. In this post, we take a look at Bandura’s theory in the context of a Learning Management System. Bandura’s social learning theory. Bandura’s theory focuses on observation and imitation.

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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How to Develop a Successful Training Program

iSpring Solutions

Theory Instructional DesignHave a closer look at this list of the best places to work and you’ll notice that those companies have… Read More.

Putting Theory Into Practice - The Robert Crown Center for Health Education Story

Reflection Software

For those of you with kids, YOU WANT THIS PROGRAM IN YOUR SCHOOLS as they are moving the mark in Heroin and Opioid education. Foreword by Bryan Robb. In my recent post, The Next Big Thing in Learning is Already Here , I discussed the merits of data driven L&D. So, we thought it would be great to share a success story of one of our partners.

The Theory and Practice Gap in eLearning

eFront

In short, they feel they are ready to serve the learners through their eLearning programs. The truth is that, as an eLearning professional, you may be missing out on research that demonstrates a gap between the growing research base for eLearning and the policy-making for educational and training institutions – the theory and practice gap. With this broad statement, we can safely assume that a gap in theory and practice exists and is prevalent.

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. Cognitive load theory addresses the demand on working memory, but is this issue still top of our list of priorities? Nowadays we have no need to remember any of these things; need to phone someone?

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.

How To Incorporate The Social Learning Theory Into Extended Enterprise Employee Online Training

Dan Keckan

But what if you can use the social learning theory to bring them into the fold and enrich your extended enterprise online training program? External partners are at a unique disadvantage. They work remotely, which usually limits training accessibility and peer-based interactions. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Social Learning Corporate Training Distributed Teams Free eLearning eBooks Social Learning Tips

The Theory and Practice Gap in eLearning

eFront

In short, they feel they are ready to serve the learners through their eLearning programs. The truth is that, as an eLearning professional, you may be missing out on research that demonstrates a gap between the growing research base for eLearning and the policy-making for educational and training institutions – the theory and practice gap. With this broad statement, we can safely assume that a gap in theory and practice exists and is prevalent.

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. However, it is important for eLearning designers and L&D teams in general to understand vital theories of motivation which they can incorporate them in eLearning courses. What are the Main Theories of Motivation? Theories of Motivation for ELearning Design.

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. In the design phase, instructors can pick the most appropriate media and delivery methods for an eLearning environment and from there, impact can be monitored and feedback provided in the ways that make sense for an online training program. The foundational theories and flexibility are what make ADDIE an excellent choice for online training.

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). Length of Program: A study done by researchers at Gloria Mark University of California, Irvine found that the average employee gets interrupted every 11 minutes. Learning Style: There are learners of many different styles and we have to tailor our programs to meet the needs of them all.

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Tips To Avoid Cognitive Overload In Employee Training Programs

Dan Keckan

Employee Performance Cognitive Load Theory Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate Training Employee TrainingIf you want your employees to work more efficiently, you need to design an efficient training course. Here are some tips to avoid cognitive overload and help learners retain valuable knowledge. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Constructivism And Behaviorism In Designing Online Learning Programs

Dan Keckan

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

Applying The Path-Goal Theory in Online Leadership Training

Ed App

Exemplifying the Path-Goal theory in leadership online training courses ensures that learners will be prepared with the skills they need for success in their leadership roles. Training programs must be designed and curated in their optimal form to result in maximum success. House (1971), the Path-Goal Theory encapsulates the necessity for distinct roles which a leader must fulfil, as well as the leadership traits managers should acquire in their practice.

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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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. L ook at the key ideas behind each theory and use them to improve the effectiveness of your courses. 1) Flow Theory. 2) Path-Goal Theory. 3) Self-Determination Theory.

‘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. Variables for programming logic, Interactivity: Markers, Lightboxes, Buttons, Freeforms. The post ‘Game Theory’ of Game-based eLearning industry appeared first on Automated Learning and LMS Blogs.

How to Develop a Sustainable Remote Onboarding Program for Your Virtual Teams

Obsidian Learning

Read on to learn how to rapidly convert or create a virtual onboarding program that ticks all the boxes. To create a truly sustainable virtual remote onboarding program, you must accommodate for the full onboarding experience, which includes the soft elements described above.

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.