Learning Theories Gone Wild – Urban Myths that Hurt Your Learning Designs

Learning Theories Gone Wild – Urban Myths that Hurt Your Learning Designs

I had lunch with one of our team members last week, and she shared a story about her elementary-aged son that made me cringe. The teacher had students take a “learning styles” assessment to determine their learning styles and assigned … Continue reading

Asking the right questions during design to track down elusive content

As a first-time BLP blogger, I was very eager to lock down my e-learning topic and join the ranks of my fellow bloggers. Last week, I determined my three blog topics for the month, all focused on curriculum design and … Continue reading

Are Learning and Entertainment Mutually Exclusive?

Jennifer’s post titled Corporate Training – Journalism or Entertainment, really got me thinking about learning versus entertainment. Are they congruous or exclusive? I want to believe training can effectively be delivered in an entertaining way. I for one want to … Continue reading

Are learning agents worth using in e-learning?

Many of you have heard the buzz on learning agents or “pedagogical agents” (if you have a PhD in education). These on-screen personas serve as guides for learners. Their intent is to personalize the learning experience and help learners focus … Continue reading