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Designing E-Learning for Generation Y

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  • 1. Designing e-learning for Generation Y Mark Harrison www.kineo.com
  • 2. Accelerating E-learning and Performance Kineo helps internal teams... to make e-learning easier to produce and more engaging for learners
  • 3. Accelerating E-learning and Performance • Who is Generation Y? • What do they want? • Why do we currently miss the mark? • How can we match their preferences? • What types of learning opportunities should we provide for them? Designing e-learning for Generation Y
  • 4. Accelerating E-learning and Performance Who is Generation Y? • born between 1980-1992 • digital natives, parents were not • shorter attention spans • resistant to lecture • prefer action • low threshold for print sources • more comfortable sharing information
  • 5. Who is Generation Y? Source: TECH Tribe report 2006 23hrs23hrs a week spenta week spent onlineonline vs.vs. 17 hours watching TV17 hours watching TV 1/41/4 do all their shoppingdo all their shopping onlineonline 60% say the internet60% say the internet “belongs to them”“belongs to them” 67%67% would be ‘lost’ without theirwould be ‘lost’ without their computer vs.computer vs. 46%46% would bewould be lost without TVlost without TV Source: TECH Tribe report 2006
  • 6. Accelerating E-learning and Performance Who is Generation Y? visual imagery creative thinking They prefer: sharing openly going in to get what they need then get out not to be locked in learning loops large variety of activities engaging, gaming activities
  • 7. Accelerating E-learning and Performance Why do we currently miss the mark? • Who are the decision-makers? What do they know about 20-30 year olds? How many L&D departments are run by technical literate heads? • Sharing is risky. Senior managers can be exposed by what they don’t know. Junior staff can ask difficult questions. Offence is always possible. • Sharing is hard work. Learning is hard work. Not easy to reproduce Facebook fun. • It has to be informal (like the web) – so how can you plan it?
  • 8. Accelerating E-learning and Performance What is the most symbolic object that sums up Generation Y in 2009?
  • 9. Accelerating E-learning and Performance
  • 10. More for Less Developments in Rapid E-Learning If only all e-learning was like an
  • 11. More for Less Developments in Rapid E-Learning If only all e-learning was like an ...then Generation Y would love us!
  • 12. Flexible – 24/7 Can be personalised The iPhone A model for Generation Y learning Looks good Does not suggest ‘the establishment’ Has over 25,000 very different ‘applications’
  • 13. YouTube – video sharing Camera – picture sharing iPod – Podcasts
  • 14. Let’s get everyone to share ideas by video or pictures It’s easy to do and it’s authentic – upload or email Use a SWAT squad to go in and do interviews for vodcasts/podcasts Camera – picture sharing YouTube – video sharing iPod – Podcasts
  • 15. AIM –Instant Messaging & Sharing Knowledge - Twitter
  • 16. AIM –Instant Messaging & Sharing Knowledge - Twitter Let’s encourage everyone to share ideas and ask questions of everyone else Get to know their colleagues and they’ll find out what they know and what they are doing – it makes Generation Y happier!
  • 17. Facebook – blogging and networking
  • 18. Facebook – blogging and networking Get the latest facts and expertise from those who know (cut out the middle man...) Get debates going and a buzz around new things – develop small informal communities
  • 19. Instant, up to date information
  • 20. Make it easy to find the things that people want to know The Search button is more important to Gen Y than multiple menus and LMSs Instant, up to date information
  • 21. Accelerating E-learning and Performance 1. Personalization Make the learner feel like a person and not like a user 2. Identity Use real images to help learners identify with the messages 3. Brand Re-inforce the relationship between the learner and the organisation. 12 Guidelines for designing engaging eLearning environments for Generation Y learners (Eva de Lera, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
  • 22. Accelerating E-learning and Performance 4. Community Offer options to communicate, relate, and participate 5. Surprise Surprise elements show learners they are part of a creative and dynamic community 6. Innovation Bring in things that learners may begin hearing in the media and on the web 7. Zen – Ensure white spaces. Avoid unnecessary noise. 12 Guidelines for designing engaging eLearning environments for Generation Y learners (Eva de Lera, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
  • 23. Accelerating E-learning and Performance 8. Search - Provide shortcuts for learners 9. Clarity - Use lively and bright colours to facilitate interaction and retention 10. Situation – Make sure learners get a map of the environment in a glimpse, without needing to scroll 11. Aesthetics – Ensure a consistent , quality “look" throughout 12. Recognition – Use standard icons and symbols that can be understood easily 12 Guidelines for designing engaging eLearning environments for Generation Y learners (Eva de Lera, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
  • 24. Accelerating E-learning and Performance Thank you Mark Harrison Mark.harrison@kineo.com +44 (0)7789 717 028 www.kineo.com

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