How Research Informs My Work

Experiencing eLearning

If you’re not active in L&D Twitter, you might have missed the big debate recently about whether and how research is relevant to the work of instructional designers and corporate training professionals. Sometimes, we perceive a disconnect between research and practice.

Story Research, UX, Resumes: ID Links 1/20/22

Experiencing eLearning

This post includes links on research on how stories improve learning, UX, transforming teacher resumes, adaptive learning, AI voices, and animation. Research summary: How stories improve learning. Daniel Willingham summarizes some of the research on how stories can improve learning.

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SBL Research, Twine, LXD, Tools: ID Links 9/28/21

Experiencing eLearning

This post includes links on scenario-based learning (SBL) research, working with Twine, learning experience design (LXD), 360 images, VR resources, and elearning development time calculators. Scenario-based learning (SBL) research. In-class vs. online SBL research.

Instructional Design Research, Tools, & More: ID Links 8/10/21

Experiencing eLearning

This post includes links on instructional design research and principles, productivity, video, animation, visual design, an elearning example, and my article on scenario-based learning for TD Magazine. Instructional design research and principles.

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Translational research?

Clark Quinn

So, one of the things that a few people do is translate research to practice. They’re also practitioners, designing or consulting on solutions, but they can read research in untranslated academese and make sense of it. However, they also say “occupies a conceptual space between basic research and applied research” Wait, I thought that was applied research! The post Translational research?

Research Helps Identify Learner Engagement Trends

InSync Training

T he InSync Training team congratulates Chip Dye, Lead Researcher and Director of Client Relations, on the defense of his dissertation and completion of his PhD program at the University of Connecticut.

Research Trends that can Inform L&D: Adaptive & Personalized Learning

InSync Training

In recent years I’ve been attached to a number of research projects, some data-collecting, some literature review. As we look forward into 2022 and beyond, several trends are likely to have an impact on L&D practitioners, their organizations, and our field on the whole.

Research: The state of L&D in 2022

TalentLMS

Data from the new TalentLMS and SHRM research indicates that companies will invest more in L&D this year. In this research, we sought to uncover which are the most desirable features on a training platform.

New Research Findings on Learning Technology Usage

Learning Solutions Magazine

New Research Findings on Learning Technology Usage. vanessa-toscano. Wed, 05/11/2022 - 08:00

How to Build the Ideal HR Team (with Limited Time, Budget and Resources)

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when you have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Emerging Online Learning Tools Research Session Mindmap

Clark Quinn

At AECT18, I dropped in on a session summarizing research on emerging technologies for online learning. There were experts in each area, so names like Vanessa Dennan on social media, Curt Bonk in MOOCs, Florence Martin on synchronous Learning, and David Wiley on Open Education Research. And I apparently missed the nuances in the description, it was more meta-research, e.g. research on the research!

Talent Development Capability Model to Unlock Employee Potential

Dan Keckan

In 2018, the Association for Talent Development (ATD) conducted research to define the concept of talent development. Learn how their findings can help you shape your L&D strategy. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Research Snapshot: Evolving Positions in Executive Leadership Development

Learning Pool

The post Research Snapshot: Evolving Positions in Executive Leadership Development appeared first on Learning Pool. Downloads Whitepapers

Reading Research?

Clark Quinn

She suggested that one of the things in it includes “discussing how to read research” And it occurs to me that it’s worth unpacking the situation a wee bit more. So here’s a discussion about how we (properly) develop learning science that informs us in reading research.

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.

How To Build Engagement In Research?

Dan Keckan

This article aims to discuss how to build engagement in research. Engagement is the thing that keeps your readers hooked till the end. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Best Practices Higher Education Learners Engagement

New Allego Research: Sales Reps Unprepared for Buyer Product Questions

Allego

That’s just one of the many surprising findings from new Allego research on the current state of sales enablement for companies nationwide. Download our research report Who Owns Sales Enablement? Sales Enablement sales enablement report sales enablement research

Research Study: Learner Engagement-Call For Participation

InSync Training

Engagement Research Study Think about the last time you were a student in any type of instructional delivery. Were you engaged in the experience? Quantifying ''engagement'' is something that all training professionals struggle with. The results of this r esearch, being conducted by an InSync colleague as part of his doctoral studies, will be useful to our entire industry.

The plusses and minuses of learning science research

Clark Quinn

And I find that it points out the plusses and minuses of learning science research. Thus, the plusses of learning science research are we nibble away at the questions we need to answer, and find answers about the questions we ask.

2019 State of Sales Coaching: Managers, Reps, and Enablement Pros Weigh In

Speaker: Henry Bruckstein, Founder at Canam Research, and Jake Miller, Product Marketing Manager at Allego

Join Henry Bruckstein, Founder of Canam Research, and Jake Miller, product marketing manager at Allego, to learn why--and more--from the new 2019 State of Sales Coaching survey. Virtually every sales organization sees the value of good sales coaching.

Informal Learning Research Report

Jane Hart

Inthis new E-Learning Guild Survey Research Report,Informal Learning Takes Off, Iexamine the results of a survey about informal learning in the workplace. The results show that there are nowmany interpretations of the term informal learning – from non-traditional approaches to training to autonomous, unplanned individual and team learning. The main informal learning activities […]. Social learning

Three Research-Based Elements To Design Incredible Learning Experiences

Dan Keckan

This article offers three research-based tactics to do so. Learning and Development professionals are responsible for designing and curating learning experiences that inspire and empower learners to grow personally and professionally so that they can tackle change and problem-solve on the job.

Improve Your Research Practices

Learning Solutions Magazine

Improve Your Research Practices. bill-brandon. Thu, 01/06/2022 - 08:00

Nuts & Bolts: Research Surprises

Learning Solutions Magazine

Nuts & Bolts: Research Surprises. jane-bozarth. Tue, 02/04/2020 - 00:00

Found - The Best Sales Learning Methodologies

Speaker: Joe DiDonato, Chief of Staff, Baker Communcations, Inc

He will also tell you what he shared with the Venture Capitalist community on how to pick which EdTech technologies will likely succeed based on educational research.

10 Minutes of Motivation Research

Experiencing eLearning

Daniel Pink shared this animated whiteboard video explaining some of the research and ideas from his book Drive. The research Pink shares in his book reinforces the idea of lifelong learning. Pink’s ideas have been applied to learning by others, but the basic idea is that for all but the simplest tasks, people aren’t motivated well by big monetary rewards. What rewards people is autonomy, mastery, and purpose. This, of course, has implications for instructional design.

Making Sense of Research

Clark Quinn

One announcement that was less noticed was the announcement of a new research endeavor, but I wonder if it isn’t the most game-changing element of them all. What Apple has done is to focus specifically on health data from their HealthKit, and partner with research hospitals. A couple of weeks ago, I was riffing on sensors: how mobile devices are getting equipped with all sorts of new sensors and the potential for more and what they might bring.

Game To Teach Researching Skills

Web Courseworks

This past week our gaming department at Web Courseworks has posted a new blog entry on Games Can Teach , about an intriguing experimental game that the University of Michigan Institute of Museum and Library Studies has been using to tackle a trending problem in today’s academic world: bad research habits. This game, called BiblioBouts , aims to teach students how to properly research subjects for their academic needs. BiblioBouts eLearning games interactive research Serious Games

The 5 Best Research-Based Methods For Training Content Standardization

Dan Keckan

Besides the usual suspects of poor planning and lack of engagement and motivation, could standardization be the key to overturning those high drop-out numbers for online courses? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Best Practices eLearning Content Development Online Courses

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Research in Gamification of Learning and Instruction

Experiencing eLearning

” In that post, I shared several links to research about the effectiveness of games for learning. If you are interested in a more in-depth review of research, Karl Kapp’s new book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction has an entire chapter titled “Research Says…Games are Effective for Learning.” ” This chapter focuses on two areas of the research: meta-analysis studies and research on specific elements of games.

Understanding Learning Styles Research

Experiencing eLearning

Too many people have been talking about learning styles research lately for me to try to cite them all here. Via Karyn Romeis and Stephen Downes , I found two lengthy reviews of learning styles research: Learning styles and pedagogy in post-16 learning. What research has to say to practice. The first is a literature review of 13 often-cited learning styles; the second summarizes that research and focuses more on how it can inform practice. Application of Research.

Behavior Research Links

Usable Learning

So, I was just talking to someone interesting in doing user research for behavior change, and I put together a set of links for her. I thought it was a useful list, so also posting it here: This is a nice collection of resources about UX User Research, including a list of people to follow: [link] articles/complete-beginners- guide-to-design-research/.

What Research Tells Us About Chunking Content

Patti Shank

Research by usability experts Nielsen Norman Group tells us that people prefer content that is logically divided or chunked. They define chunking as breaking up content into smaller, distinct units of information (chunks), as shown in the right column of Figure 1. This is as opposed to presenting content in homogeneous blocks like in the left column of Figure 1. Chunking doesn’t mean simply breaking up text into smaller pieces.

How the Workforce Learns

What makes a business 166% more likely to grow revenue faster than competitors? A positive learning culture. That’s why Degreed shared 15 things you can do to create a positive learning culture in their global research report: How the Workforce Learns.

What’s The Real Cost of Your Elearning? (New Research)

Elucidat

New Research) appeared first on Elucidat. Why is the ‘time to complete’ a piece of elearning such an important number? I’ve taken a dive into the data to look at how people estimate cost and time in instructional design and the impact this could be having on businesses. There are two ways of looking at the cost of elearning: 1. Market value: How much is your vendor charging you? Or, how much are you charging for your learning product?

Research snapshot: The fully mature metrics practice

Learning Pool

The post Research snapshot: The fully mature metrics practice appeared first on Learning Pool. Downloads

ATD’s new research report – Sales Onboarding: Launching Productivity

Upside Learning

Sales has been transformed over the years as customers have become more educated with access to information on demand. The Sales teams need to be at the top of their game both on knowledge and skills to win business in this new world.

Preliminary Research Validates MindMeld SME Collaboration Model

Web Courseworks

The book was the result of my seven years of doctorate research at the University of Wisconsin into best practices for developing online interactive learning objects (ILOs). A few days ago, I was delighted to learn that my model for micro-collaboration has been applied and evaluated by researchers at Texas A&M University. The contents of a design journal, design documents, and interviews were analyzed and focus-coded around the research questions.

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.