Unleash Your Teachers’ Positive Energy By Trying Out A New Learning Design

Surveys indicate current professional learning designs are not fulfilling the needs of teachers. This article outlines the framework of a new learning design. The framework offers teachers a way to create multi-dimensional learning activities that personalize professional learning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

How Understanding The Adult Learning Theory Helps Us Create Better eLearning

We tend to think of adults as being able to sit and absorb boring presentation after presentation. In truth, that’s just as ineffective as it would be for a toddler. Adult learning theory is a way into the minds of adults and getting there can help you create better eLearning for your employees. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Instructional Design Strategies To Design eLearning In 2018

With the transition of traditional eLearning to mobile learning and microlearning to microlearning-based training, ID strategies are also evolving to keep pace. In this article, I outline the ID strategies that help us sync with the current trends. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Constructivism And Behaviorism In Designing Online Learning Programs

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. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Situated Cognition And Meaningful Learning In College Classrooms

Knowing how to apply what is being learned in the classroom to the real world is essential for college students. Situated cognition can help instructors approach their classrooms as communities of practice (CoP) and see their students as apprentices in new fields of learning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Why Social Constructivism Is What Lone eLearners Need

This article explores how social interaction needn't be restricted to multi-user online learning environments. Through creative Instructional Design and character-driven narrative, social constructivism can also effectively enhance the lone eLearner experience. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

The Learning Theory Of Cognitive Development In eLearning

There has been an ongoing debate amongst educators about the role of memory versus intelligence in fostering effective learning. It has long been held that learners are more successful in retaining new content if they consciously think about what’s being taught, as opposed to simply memorizing what they see on the slides or on a computer screen.

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8 Instructional Design Theories To Apply When Designing eLearning Courses For Adult Learners

Are you meeting the needs of your adult learners by using the correct Instructional Design processes? This article highlights the 8 most effective Instructional Design theories to apply when designing eLearning courses for adult learners.

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Merrill’s Principles Of Instruction: The Definitive Guide

Are you looking for an effective problem-centered strategy for your next eLearning course? In this article, I'll share everything you need to know about how to apply Merrill's Principles of Instruction in eLearning.

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