Learning Motivation

The most thorough collection of Learning Motivation articles. Tips, examples, tools, trends and anything you need to know about Learning Motivation, presented by eLearning professionals.

September 28, 2015

5 Tips To Use The Plutchik’s Wheel Of Emotions In eLearning

Even the most logical and grounded learners are guided by their emotions. As humans, we feel before we think, and our hearts tell our heads whether the information is worth learning. In this article, I’ll explore the basic principles of the Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions and share 5 tips on how to use it in your next eLearning course.
by Christopher Pappas
September 9, 2015

The Impact Of Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs In eLearning

Motivation is what fuels us. It is what drives us to achieve our goals and be our best selves. It also happens to be a powerful tool in eLearning. In this article, I'll discuss the impact that Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs has in eLearning, so that you can put its principles into practice in your next eLearning course.
by Christopher Pappas
August 15, 2015

Rethinking Employee Motivation

So you think you know what motivates your employees, students, children... well, think again. Science has discovered long ago that what really motivates us is NOT the “stick” nor the “carrot”. It's time to rethink employee motivation! Read this article to know why.
by Rambo Levin
June 22, 2015

11 Tips To Encourage Positive Attitude In eLearning

Encouraging positive attitude in your eLearning course will not only ensure an enjoyable experience for your audience, but it will also motivate them to develop their skills, talents, and interests. In this article, I' ll share 11 top tips to encourage positive attitude in eLearning, so that you can make sure that your learners find your next eLearning course interesting, inspiring, and highly engaging.
by Christopher Pappas
June 21, 2015

6 Tips To Use Positive Reinforcement In eLearning

Reinforcement can be a powerful tool in eLearning. However, it is a double-edged sword. While positive reinforcement can get learners on the right track, negative reinforcement can veer them off course. In this article, I’ll share everything you need to know about positive reinforcement, including how to use it in your next eLearning course design.
by Christopher Pappas
May 23, 2015

7 Tips To Beat Short Attention Spans In eLearning

Even if learners are excited about their eLearning experience and can see the true potential in learning the subject matter, they may not be able to concentrate on one thing for too long. There are, however, certain ways that eLearning professionals can beat short attention spans when designing eLearning courses in order to increase knowledge retention and steer clear of cognitive overload.
by Christopher Pappas