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


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Posted by Karla Gutierrez on Thu, Jul 17, 2014 @ 11:44 AM
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.

1. Problem-solving.

Adult learners are almost always taking an eLearning course for a specific purpose rather than just for fun. Focus on giving them what they want: answers to their real-world problems. You should be able to put yourself in the learner’s position and answer the question, “What’s in it for me?” If you truly want to grab their attention, you’re going to need to have answers to this question specially. After all, people will pay much more attention…

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