Learning Motivation

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January 29, 2014

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?

by Matthew Guyan
October 30, 2013

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.
by Paul Moss
April 26, 2013

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.

by Christopher Pappas