Category Archives: Learning Theory

Andragogy along for the ride: How do we bring Knowles’ ideas into virtual classrooms?

It has been more than forty years since Malcolm Knowles made the term andragogy a household word in adult learning circles. The shelf life of the term, which Knowles made famous in 1970, and its premise has surprised many experts. … Continue reading

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Program news: 8-week classes, student surveys, prizes

Beginning this fall, most programs within the College of Professional Studies will switch to a new schedule. Fall and spring semesters will consist of two 8-week sessions, and there will be a one-week break between these sessions. This applies to … Continue reading

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What do you know about knowledge management?

In 1997, Elliott Masie included Knowledge Management, or KM, in his annual top ten trends list. He wrote, “In 1998, there will be at least a dozen new buzzwords. One phrase that WILL impact training and learning professionals is Knowledge … Continue reading

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Birds or Fish? Internal and External Consultants

By Kathleen Iverson Sky and Water, by M.C. Escher is a tessellated image of birds changing to fish when they sink below the water line.  Depending on whether you see the background or foreground as dominant, you see either fish … Continue reading

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Guest post: Discomfort is the Key to Learning

By Mike Quinlan   I believe in making groups or teams I am working with uncomfortable.  I’m not a big proponent of the “Facilitator’s Guide to Group Hugs”.  I know, sounds weird, as if I thrive on the misery of … Continue reading

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Instruction is Only Worth 10%

By: Angela T. Moustis It’s true, trainers.  You are not as critical to the learning equation as you might think.  According to the Center for Creative Leadership’s 70-20-10 Rule, only 10% of learning and development comes from formal training.  Formal … Continue reading

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Professor Cyboran is presenting at this week’s E-Learn-World Conference in Las Vegas.  If you are attending, please be sure to send him an e-mail letting him know: vcyboran@roosevelt.edu. ABOUT THE CONFERENCE WHAT: E-Learn-World Conference on E-Learning is an international conference organized … Continue reading

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