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Matthew Guyan

Matthew Guyan

I’m a passionate learning and development practitioner from Newcastle, NSW, Australia. Currently employed as an Instructional Designer, developing and courses for online and classroom environments. 

I have a keen interest in a number of learning and design related areas including human cognitive architecture, motivation, technology, informal learning and social media. 

Contact me via LinkedIn or Twitter @MattGuyan 

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Published in Concepts
As an Instructional Designer, motivating learners is an important consideration because in reality learners are not always motivated to learn. They’re busy, they have other things to do, they don’t see the course as being important or have had a bad experience in the past. Would you like to motivate your learners based on the ARCS Model?
Friday, 01 November 2013 12:26

5 Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load in eLearning

Published in Concepts
The information processing capacity of learners is limited, so it's important that designers take this into account when creating eLearning courses. This article briefly discusses cognitive load theory and provides 5 ways to help reduce cognitive load  that will help learners process information more effectively. 
Published in Concepts
Motivation plays an important role during eLearning experiences and our challenge is to create eLearning that our learners want to engage in. Would you like to find out how to improve learners' motivation for eLearning courses?
Published in General
The following eLearning resources not only provide excellent, relevant and useful information on a variety of e-learning areas. Most also provide a means for you to connect with the other learning professionals, helping you to grow your personal learning network.
Published in Concepts
Teaching in the online environment is quite different from teaching in the classroom and as such has a number of unique characteristics and limitations. The following guide (based on my experience) is designed to help you before, during and after an online teaching event.