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adult learners

experiential learning
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Why experiential learning is so important in the workplace

E-learning, Instructional Designers

Experiential learning is the process of learning through experience. Simply said, it’s learning by doing. We all learn better when we are directly involved in a learning experience rather than when we are simply recipients of ready-made content, like formal training courses. Experiential learning comes with interactivity and participation, and is much more effective than traditional learning approaches. But why is experiential learning so important in the workplace?

Gamification mistakes
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5 Gamification mistakes to avoid

E-learning, Instructional Designers

Gamification has proved its usability countless times, by improving the attitude towards learning, increasing learner engagement and motivation and boosting productivity. When done right, gamification can have great results in terms of revenue growth.

However, things are not always as easy as pie when it comes to designing and managing a learning strategy using gamification. Here are a few gamification mistakes that are more common than most e-learning professionals would want to admit. Take note and try to avoid them the next time you set to design gamified learning courses.

power of emotions on learning
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The power of emotions on learning

E-learning, Instructional Designers, Learners

Emotions can be compared with an on/off switch for learning. While positive emotions have the power to motivate learners, negative emotions can actually impede the learning process. Instructional designers should strive to create the best environment for learners to feel safe to interact, experiment and explore new topics.

mistakes in e-learning
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Making mistakes in e-learning: A dream come true

Learners, LMS

Happy 2016! Raise your glass for a year full of mistakes! Hear, hear!

What? Are mistakes not on your new year’s resolutions list? I think they should be.

Find out why making mistakes in a secure place like an LMS can actually be good for employees and their companies.

Teaching techniques that annoy adult learners
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5 Teaching techniques that annoy adult learners

E-learning, Instructional Designers, Learners

More often than not, e-learning instructors spend a lot of time on perfecting their courses but forget how to actually teach. And that’s why they shouldn’t be surprised to find out that their learners find their teaching style outdated, not engaging and sometimes downright annoying.

Follow these 5 teaching techniques if you want to annoy your adult learners.

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