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10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning)

10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning) | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it

"Even more than other types of education, eLearning must struggle to attract learners' attention: the Internet is full of distractions, and adult learners are both busier and more free to indulge in distractions. Helping students to pay attention is a primary concern of training professionals, so here are some optimal methods to win the attention game in eLearning."

What is it that help students pay attention?

* Problem solving

* Comparisons

* Visuals

* Questions

* Emotions

* Stories

* Contrast

* Controversy

* Brevity

* Lists


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Audrey's curator insight, October 3, 2014 1:26 PM

These are certainly true.  Have a look at www.hotmoodle.com

 

Bernard VULLIERME's curator insight, October 20, 2014 5:30 AM

Rien de nouveau sous le soleil du bon e:enseignant, mais plus d'exigences …

clare o'shea's curator insight, February 5, 1:49 PM

and ask indviduals questions every 2-3 minutes - but always label the behaviour first! so it is a positive experience not a catching out!!

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Understanding the Instructor’s Role in Facilitating Online Discussions

Understanding the Instructor’s Role in Facilitating Online Discussions | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
As I reviewed course evaluations after my first year of online teaching, an unexpected theme emerged: several students mentioned they wished I had been a bigger part of their discussions, primarily so they would know if they were on the right track. I naively assumed my silence during group discussion would be taken as evidence by students that their discussions were right on target, but this was not the case at all. Students needed more reassurance, especially since I was asking them to take very big risks in terms of explaining their understanding of a content area that was often new and challenging for them..

 

Read more:

http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/asynchronous-learning-and-trends/understanding-the-instructors-role-in-facilitating-online-discussions/

 

 


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Gust MEES's comment, June 22, 2012 5:37 PM
Hi Dennis,

Thanks for this one ;)

Have a nice w/e
Gust
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9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning

9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it

 

9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning

 

1. Learner-centered

2. Media-driven (this doesn’t have to mean digital media)

3. Personalized

4. Transfer-by-Design

5. Visibly Relevant

6. Data-Rich

7. Adaptable

8. Interdependent

9. Diverse

Read more:

http://www.teachthought.com/learning/9-characteristics-of-21st-century-learning/

 


Via Gust MEES, Carolyn D Cowen, Lou Salza
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