The Design of Learning

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In order for us to fix our broken education system, we must move beyond just focusing on curriculum and delivery methods. In this talk, originally delivered at the RE:DESIGN Brooklyn conference on April 29, 2014, I discuss the methods and elements of designing great learning experiences.

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The Design of Learning

  1. 1. THE DESIGN OF LEARNING by Andre Plaut @andreplaut andreplaut@gmail.com
  2. 2. @andreplautThe Design of Learning HI, MY NAME IS ANDRE PLAUT For the last 6 years, I’ve been designing learning experiences for: 
  3. 3. @andreplautThe Design of Learning EXPERIENCE DESIGN USER
  4. 4. @andreplautThe Design of Learning LEARNER EXPERIENCE DESIGN
  5. 5. @andreplautThe Design of Learning
  6. 6. @andreplautThe Design of Learning TRADITIONAL LEARNING EXPERIENCES ARE BROKEN. 42% EMPLOYERS 45% YOUTH 72% PROVIDERS Less than half of employers and young people believe graduates are adequately prepared to enter the job market. Education to employment: Designing a system that works
  7. 7. @andreplautThe Design of Learning INNOVATIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCES ARE BROKEN, TOO. Emerging Student Patterns in MOOCs: A (Revised) Graphical View
  8. 8. @andreplautThe Design of Learning LET’S BUILD BETTER LEARNING EXPERIENCES.
  9. 9. @andreplautThe Design of Learning LET’S BUILD BETTER LEARNING EXPERIENCES.
  10. 10. @andreplautThe Design of Learning DELIVERY! CURRICULUM!
  11. 11. @andreplautThe Design of Learning INTERFACE! CONTENT!
  12. 12. @andreplautThe Design of Learning
  13. 13. @andreplautThe Design of Learning EXPERIENCE USER
  14. 14. @andreplautThe Design of Learning LEARNING EXPERIENCE
  15. 15. @andreplautThe Design of Learning USER EXPERIENCE ELEMENTS OF LEARNING EXPERIENCE ELEMENTS OF
  16. 16. @andreplautThe Design of Learning USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN THE PROCESS OF LEARNING EXPERIENCE DESIGN THE PROCESS OF MEASURE LEARN BUILD ASSESS ADAPT TEACH
  17. 17. @andreplautThe Design of Learning A CIRCLE INSIDE A SQUARE* TEACH ME HOW TO DRAW ASSESS ADAPT TEACH
  18. 18. @andreplautThe Design of Learning A CIRCLE INSIDE A SQUARE* TEACH ME HOW TO DRAW ASSESS ADAPT TEACH *By only asking questions.
  19. 19. @andreplautThe Design of Learning LEARNING EXPERIENCE THE PROGRESSION OF A
  20. 20. @andreplautThe Design of Learning RELEVANCE EXPERIENCE PARTICIPATION APPLICATION Internal ExternalIMPACT LEARNING EXPERIENCE THE PROGRESSION OF A • WHAT ARE WE LEARNING ABOUT? • HOW DOES THIS FIT INTO WHAT I DO / WHAT I'M HOPING TO DO? • HOW WILL KNOWING THIS IMPACT MY SUCCESS? • WHY ARE WE LEARNING ABOUT THIS? • WHY SHOULD I CARE? • HOW WILL NOT KNOWING THIS IMPACT MY SUCCESS? • HOW DO I PARTICIPATE IN THIS SESSION? • HOW CAN I TRY THESE SKILLS HANDS-ON? • ARE MY OPINIONS AND PERSPECTIVES BEING VALUED? • WHAT IF I DISAGREE OR DON'T UNDERSTAND? • HOW CAN I DO THIS WITHOUT THE CLASSROOM STRUCTURE?  • WHAT IF I DO IT INCORRECTLY? HOW WILL I KNOW? • WHAT RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR ME TO MAINTAIN MY SKILL LEVEL?
  21. 21. @andreplautThe Design of Learning RELEVANCE EXPERIENCE PARTICIPATION APPLICATION
  22. 22. @andreplautThe Design of Learning SO HOW WILL YOU BUILD BETTER LEARNING EXPERIENCES?
  23. 23. @andreplautThe Design of Learning I WANT TO TEACH THE WORLD TO… Create great products Be more compassionate Code Participate in politics Become leaders Design games Start their own company
  24. 24. @andreplautThe Design of Learning Design great learning experiences I WANT TO TEACH THE WORLD TO…
  25. 25. @andreplautThe Design of Learning THANK YOU. @andreplaut andreplaut@gmail.com LET’S TALK DOWNLOAD THIS PRESENTATION

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