Learning Motivation

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Intrinsic Motivation in Adult E-Learning

Intrinsic Motivation in Adult E-Learning

Motivation is a critical issue for e-learning. Learners who lose their motivation do not learn, whereas learners who gain and maintain motivation learn what they need and persist to the end of the instruction. How can instructional designers motivate learners in an e-learning context? Designs based upon sound instructional theory integrating intrinsic motivational features are the answer.

The Power of Learner Motivation

How To Tap The Power of Learner Motivation

Everyone wants employees to be engaged and interested in learning, but what impact does motivation actually have on learning? It turns out that the mindset you approach a task with greatly influences your performance. Discover how you can intrinsically motivate learners and optimize performance.

e-Learning: Challenges and Solutions

e-Learning: Challenges and Solutions

Information and communication tools (ICT), Web2.0 applications, and the impact these resources are having on education are rapidly creating new challenges for instructor and learners faced with learning online. Teaching and learning in an e-learning environment happens differently than in the traditional classroom and can present new challenges to instructors and learners participating in this online learning environment. There is a need in e-learning to identify the challenges and consider best practice solutions to ensure instructor and learner success in this new learning environment.

12 Questions eLearning Developers Should Answer

12 Questions eLearning Developers Should Answer

As an eLearning Developer, 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?

3 Reasons To Encourage Student-Generated Content

3 Reasons To Encourage Student-Generated Content

Criticisms from adults about the quality of student-generated content are unfair, because up until now, all theories and assumptions are mostly drawn from youth engagement in entertainment and gaming contexts, and not from educational contexts. Generalizing that a set of raw behaviors in one context would automatically define another is hardly grounds to impede the momentum of user-generated content.

17 Tips To Motivate Adult Learners

17 Tips To Motivate Adult Learners

The introduction of learning technology and the changing workplace recently increased the importance of adult learning. However, there comes the problem of motivating adult learners. There are a few things that stand in the way to motivating adults to start learning.