Motivating Adult Learners

'Adults in modern society are on a lifelong educational journey' Raymond J Wlodkowski, Regus University, Denver Technology presents bold new ...
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Improving Motivation In e-Learning

Edward Deci and Richard Ryan's self-determination theory (SDT) focuses on control versus autonomy as the differentiating factor between various forms ...
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Is a Decrease in Self-Paced Learning Bad? Or Good for Competing Technologies?

The news from the US is that revenue from self-paced e-learning is falling and will continue to fall, from a ...
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Using Affordances to Make e-Learning Effortless

Given that a user interface interacts with users, a critical factor to be considered in improving the usability of an ...
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The Qualities of a Real E-Learning Developer

One of the main reasons clients hire me is to develop their e-learning environments is that the skills and experience level necessary ...
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Cognitive Benefits of Video Games

The potentially negative consequences, a mix of legitimate fears and unfounded speculations, of video-games are widely publicised. These are, usually, ...
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What Is Instructional Design? (You May Be Surprised!)

The last contract I accepted from a university ended over a year ago - and I still have a strong ...
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Putting The ‘Design’ Into Instructional Design

One of the greatest takeaways for me, I have found, is how empowering it can be to realize the significant ...
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e-Learning Design’s Lost Focus On The Learner

E-learning appears to be the perpetual new kid on the block, probably because the  sector gets re-invented before it's had time to ...
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The Fear Factor of Social Learning

Social media is new but social learning is not. Formerly known in research circles as CSCL (Computer Supported Collaborative Learning), ...
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Designing for Motivation

Knowing what motivates people, what satisfies humans in terms of design and how it impacts the learning process, allows the ...
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Designing e-Learning Content for Visual Perception

Whether visual design is done by UX (User Experience) designers or by other specialized designers, it is important for you ...
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