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Overcoming the Motivation Challenge in eLearning: 5 Things You Can Do

Overcoming the Motivation Challenge in eLearning: 5 Things You Can Do | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Motivation in eLearning can best be described with a U-shaped curve: novelty and enthusiasm produce high drive at the beginning, but it drops off sharply thereafter, only increasing when the end of the course is in sight. It is up to you to boost and maintain your students' motivation throughout the course, so that they will get the most out of it. Unless they have the motivation to focus and sit through the entire course, they learn nothing at all.

Though every student responds differently, here are some fundamental guidelines you can use to keep your learners motivation levels high from that first splash to the finish line.
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Engagement is the name of the game. These 5 tips apply to the traditional classroom, mobile learning, blended classrooms and 100% online classes. 

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, October 29, 2014 11:07 AM

Creating bite-sized learning lessons is key..

Donna Farren's curator insight, October 29, 2014 11:22 AM

Interesting and reassuring to know ideas I was learning 10+ years ago in graduate school are still the foundation of good elearning.

Bob MacKie's curator insight, October 29, 2014 12:54 PM
4. Engage students with each other is particularly important. Groupwork may not be initially greeted enthusiastically but online collaboration is the future. Often trepidation is replaced by appreciation of new found colleagues with a common interest.
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Gamification and motivation: Tapping into psychology

Gamification and motivation: Tapping into psychology | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

A fascinating look at the psychology behind gamification and why it works


Via Louise Miller Frost, Janet Devlin, Sakis Koukouvis, Dr. Richard NeSmith
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