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adult learning

Factors Influencing eLearning Engagement

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There are many factors that directly or indirectly affect and influence Learners’ engagement. Our role as a learning designer or educator is to challenge Learners by creating tasks that leverage creativity, reflection, strategic, and critical thinking skills. In this post I focus on Encouraging self-directed Learning, Communication, Course design and structure, Course usefulness and relevance and wisely choosing tools and technologies.

Motivate Online Adult Learners – Gilly Salmon’s model

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There are various tactics to consider, but one element you can not afford to leave out is addressing learners’ motivation. Motivated students learn more effectively and are more actively involved in the learning experience. Today, I want to look at Gilly Salmon’s 5 Stage Model and how you can use it.

Motivate busy Adult Learners – ARCS Model

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When this course is specifically targeted at adult learners, it must take into account their characteristics. To a certain degree, it will also need to overcome some of the barriers that adult learners might face in their learning journey. In this article, I will talk about motivation strategies you can incorporate in your course using the ARCS Model.

Adult Learners – their characteristics & needs

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Adult Learning or Andragogy is a theory developed by Malcolm Knowles in 1968. He studied how adults learn and how it differs from children. His approach revolves around ‘the notion that adults learn best in informal..