Flow Theory

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April 9, 2016

Applying The Flow Theory In Online Training

Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi, the noted psychologist and professor who introduced the Flow Theory, described it as "the holistic experience that people feel when they act with total involvement" [1]. This just about sums up the mental state that all eLearning professionals strive for when we are creating online training courses. In this article, I'll highlight the 4 components and the 8 dimensions of the Flow Theory, and I'll share the importance of achieving optimal flow in online training.
by Christopher Pappas
June 15, 2015

Flow In eLearning: How To Create A Flow In An eLearning Course?

To be honest - I will not answer to the question posed in the topic. The longer I think about it the stronger I see that I don't have “5 golden rules to create a flow in an eLearning course”. I hope, however, to provide you some food for thought - some directions which could help to find ways of creating flow in eLearning and building heavily engaging eLearning courses.
by Marek Hyla
August 12, 2014

Using Flow Theory and Gamification in the Employee Engagement Funnel

The employee engagement funnel isn’t about screening employees or reviewing their performance. It is about engaging them with their work and the goals of the corporation. In this article, we will explore the transition between the layers. As employees move through the engagement funnel, their value to the organization becomes exponentially higher and their job satisfaction will grow commensurately.
by Gal Rimon