You'll often read posts that talk about ways to engage your learning. This blog is a bit of fun and focused on how to DISENGAGE your learners.
While is it written in satire, it is alarming to note that many organisations still use eLearning that does have elements of these tips to disengage learners and alienate your audience.
Effective learning doesn’t require expensive technology and elaborated training sessions. It doesn’t even demand the impossible from you, the course developer. But it does call for a change in mindset.
Such change begins once you understand how the human brain really works. Only then can you realize your role as a Creator of Learning.
As an eLearning professional, you can only do your best work by considering students first. If you want to offer them something meaningful, then focus on them. Listen to what they tell you, intuit what they don’t. It shouldn't be that difficult if you know how their brain works. Here are some good pointers to start with.
New and different things usually grab everyone’s attention. Learners are not an exception; they also tend to get excited if they see something new and attractive. All such things enhance the overall learning experience. This can be achieved in multiple ways. One strategy is through showing innovative interactivities as a part of the learners’ course. And how do you do it? Simple, through Raptivity!