Blog - learner motivation

  • August 17, 2015

    3 Ways Learner Mood Affects Your Entire Organization

    By: Andrew Fayad

    No, you’re not reading the inside of a fortune cookie: We really believe that happiness makes all the difference in your work. And we’re not just talking about individual warm fuzzy feelings, but how mood can affect an entire workplace. Happiness is a sometimes-forgotten barometer of organizational health. When crunching numbers, analyzing ROI, and analyzing employee […]

  • December 04, 2014

    SMART Rethinking: Creating Learning Objectives That Motivate

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Anyone who’s had a heart-to-heart with their high school guidance counselor knows the SMART formula for making goals: They should be specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely for the best results. But while the SMART formula might help you commit to lose weight or finally write your science fiction novel, it might be a little […]

  • November 06, 2013

    5 Tips for Tapping into a Learner’s Motivation

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Let’s face it: Not every eLearning course is going to earn rave reviews or have learners checking in on their spare time. But just because you can’t offer fireworks doesn’t mean your learners are completely disengaged from the subject matter and material. By tapping into a learner’s motivation, you can structure courses that – even if they […]

  • October 10, 2013

    Instructional Design Vs. Learner Motivation: Applying the ARCS Model

    By: Andrew Fayad

    The ’80s meant acid wash jeans, bad hair and a lot of neon. But way back in 1987 John Keller came up with a theory known as the ARCS model. Keller is currently professor of instructional systems and educational psychology at the University of Florida and his ARCS model is essentially a way to marry instructional design with […]

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