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  • Issue 56: Culture in Online Learning & 5 Minute Videos ⏱️

    • August 19, 2021 •  Hi, reader! This week, we’re tackling questions related to online learning. Specifically, the questions addressed in this issue are: Do particular pedagogical factors play a role in learner persistence culture differences? Does mobile microlearning increase...

    • Duration 10m
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  • Issue 55: Improving Your Assessment Strategies ✍

    • August 12, 2021 • Welcome! This week, we’ll be chatting about a couple of ways to improve your assessment strategies.  Our articles ask the following questions: Should learners have access to content during assessments, study sessions, and practice tests? Is...

    • Duration 11m
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  • Issue 54: Robots, Avatars, and Mice - Oh My! 🎮

    • August 5, 2021 •  This week, as the title suggests, we’re talking about robots, avatars, and mice. A bit more specifically, the following questions are addressed: Are there gender differences in learning with educational robots? Do we perform better...

    • Duration 10m
    • Rating 5.0
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  • Issue 53: Pointing and Pride in Learning 👉

    • July 29, 2021 •  Today, we’re interested in a couple of questions: Do physical movements, specifically circling and pointing, improve learning? How do consumers learn while using configuration tool kits?

    • Duration 9m
    • Rating 5.0
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  • Issue 52: Social Influences on Learning 🤝

    • July 22, 2021 •  This week, we’ll be talking about the social influences on learning, in a couple of different forms. The questions of interest are: Does group learning help improve self-directed learning? Which social media functions impact learning performance?

    • Duration 9m
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  • Issue 51: Driving Learner Engagement 💍

    • July 15, 2021 •  This issue of LSW is focused on self-directed learning and learner engagement. The questions we’re focusing on this week are:  How do instructional design factors impact independent online learning? In a self-directed learning context, what are learners' intentions for further...

    • Duration 12m
    • Rating 5.0
    • Award
  • Issue 50: Boost Learning with Fun! 🎉

    • July 8, 2021 •  This week, we’re talking about fun in the workplace and connecting with others. The questions we’ll be asking and answering this week are: Do fun activities promote informal learning? How can technology boost informal learning?...

    • Duration 10m
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  • Can Robots Improve Complex Skills? 🤖

    • July 1, 2021 • This week, I'm featuring two articles that focus on the following questions:  Does immersive virtual reality increase learning? Do interpolated questions improve podcast listeners' knowledge acquisition and retention?

    • Duration 8m
  • Issue 48: Learning in the Flow of Work 🌊

    • June 17, 2021 • Someone recently asked me about “learning in the flow of work,” a “new” concept “coined” by a popular L&D consultant; based on what I’ve heard, this concept sounds like a shiny new way to say “informal learning,”...

    • Duration 9m
    • Rating 3.0
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  • Issue 47: Gamification: Mistakes, Tips, and Reviews 🎠

    • June 11, 2021 •  This week I’m revisiting some of my favorite reviews of articles related to gamification. Topics we’ll cover include:  Gamification and motivation One-time badges vs. streaks Gamified learning for behavior change

    • Duration 7m
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  • Issue 44: Trophies for Everyone! 🏆

    • May 21, 2021 • This week’s issue of LSW highlights research on one topic: gamification. Specifically, we’ll focus on the following questions: To what degree does gamification impact perceived motivation in learning? How do prizes influence learner performance? Do learners involved...

    • Duration 8m
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  • Issue 41: Optimizing Learning Objectives 🌟

    • April 30, 2021 •  Happy Friday! This week we're focusing on two questions related to learning objectives and course design: Where should you put the learning objectives for an online course? How can learning objectives be optimized to enhance...

    • Duration 6m
    • Rating 5.0
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  • Issue 39: Seductive Details & Social Media 👯

    • April 16, 2021 •  This week we're focusing on two questions: Can enterprise social media use improve organizational learning? Do interesting but irrelevant details impair learning?

    • Duration 6m
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  • Issue 38: Robots, Notifications, and Background Music 🎶

    • April 8, 2021 •  This week we're focusing on the following questions: Does the presence of a social robot, combined with gamification elements, encourage learning? How do notifications impact learning? Can background music enhance learning efficiency?

    • Duration 9m
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  • Episode 11: Practical Applications of Gamification with Dr. Karl Kapp

    In this week's episode of the Learning Science Weekly Podcast, we spoke with Doctor Karl Kapp about instructional game design, gamification classes, and online learning design. We explored his research, theoretical foundations, and practical application of gamification, game-thinking, and activity-based...

    • Duration 40m
  • Issue 36: Organizational Learning Culture: Who Needs It? 🐩

    • March 18, 2021 •  This week, we're slightly obsessed about the following questions: How can we optimize informal workplace learning? What's the impact of managerial coaching on workplace engagement? Why has no one sent in any pet photos this week? Would...

    • Duration 7m
    • Rating 5.0
    • Award