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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Top 7 Instructional Design Theories & Models For Your Next eLearning Course

Knowing the foundational principles behind Instructional Design can help you create more effective eLearning experiences. Here are the top 7 Instructional Design theories & models that you should consider for your next eLearning course.

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