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Managing learners
through engagement
OR
What is learner engagement, why is it so important and what you can do
about the f...
•Why learner engagement?
•What is learner engagement?
•Why it is so important for your organisation?
•Top five ways to mak...
: What makes good elearning?
Why learner engagement?
1. Grab the learner’s attention
2. Get them to think
3. Present conte...
What is learner engagement?
“…depicts students' willingness to
participate in routine activities, such as
attending class,...
Why employee engagement is critical for
organisational success
Engaged employees have the information that they need to un...
Q: How do we encourage and create engaging
learning?
Why you don’t like your LMS
Learners
Need legal
compliance
Integrate with
other systems
Improve
company
performance
ROI
Making e-learning engaging: top five
solutions
Sources
Engaging with the new eLearning - Allison Rossett and Antonia Chan;...
Usefulness
Participation
Belonging & motivation
Guide and Track participants
Supporting services
Usefulness
Participation
Belonging & motivation
Guide and Track participants
Supporting services
Stage 1
‘Use what you cho...
Usefulness
Participation
Belonging & motivation
Guide and Track participants
Supporting services
• Add star ratings
• Add ...
Usefulness
Participation
Belonging & motivation
Guide and Track participants
Supporting services
• Personal profiles enabl...
Usefulness
Participation
Belonging & motivation
Guide and Track participants
Supporting services
• Graphical reports focus...
Usefulness
Participation
Belonging & motivation
Guide and Track participants
Supporting services
• Adding content from ext...
Making engagement work for you
V2 Roadmap
Virtual classrooms?
Improved badging & certification?
Improved MOOC features?
Bu...
for organisations: free
trial
• As a prize for sitting through to the end of this session, you are
entitled to a free thre...
Contact us
• Application: www.mylearningworx.com
• Company information: www.mylearningworx.co
• More information: martin@m...
Managing learners through engagement webinar 25/09/13
Managing learners through engagement webinar 25/09/13
Managing learners through engagement webinar 25/09/13
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Slides from the mylearningworx 'Managing learners through engagement' webinar on 25th September 2013.

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Managing learners through engagement webinar 25/09/13

  1. 1. Managing learners through engagement OR What is learner engagement, why is it so important and what you can do about the fact that your learning systems don’t properly achieve it.
  2. 2. •Why learner engagement? •What is learner engagement? •Why it is so important for your organisation? •Top five ways to make your elearning more engaging •Why your system doesn’t properly engage learners? •Alternatives •Demonstration; how to engage learners •Next steps to better engagement Agenda
  3. 3. : What makes good elearning? Why learner engagement? 1. Grab the learner’s attention 2. Get them to think 3. Present content in small chunks 4. Frequent knowledge checks 5. Tell stories Lindsey Reece http://www.learningpool.com/what-makes-great-e- learning-read-our-six-tips/ • Focus on an engaging environment. • Make better content. • Enable interaction and control of the lesson Jeffrey Roth http://interactyx.com/social-learning-blog/the-secret- to-highly-effective-elearning/ 1. Engaging content 2. Visual Content 3. Interactive Content http://timsladeblog.wordpress.com/2013/04/12/wh at-makes-good-elearning/
  4. 4. What is learner engagement? “…depicts students' willingness to participate in routine activities, such as attending class, submitting required work, and following directions.” Newman F; 1992 Three major categories of interaction occur in the teaching learning exchange; learner-teacher, learner- content, learner-learner Moore 1989 “…subsequently the quantity and quality of possible exchanges have increased considerably, reflecting the number of planes upon which communication, interaction and collaboration can be measured” Anderson & Garrison
  5. 5. Why employee engagement is critical for organisational success Engaged employees have the information that they need to understand exactly and precisely how what they do at work every day affects the company's business goals and priorities Susan M. Heathfield, About.com Guide Employee Engagement; what’s your engagement ratio • Actively disengaged employees erode an organization’s bottom line, while breaking the spirits of colleagues in the process. • "The average working population ratio of engaged to actively disengaged employees is near 2:1. • Within the U.S. workforce, Gallup estimates this cost to the bottom line to be more than $300 billion in lost productivity alone.“
  6. 6. Q: How do we encourage and create engaging learning?
  7. 7. Why you don’t like your LMS Learners Need legal compliance Integrate with other systems Improve company performance ROI
  8. 8. Making e-learning engaging: top five solutions Sources Engaging with the new eLearning - Allison Rossett and Antonia Chan; Impact of learner engagement on attrition rates and student success in online learning - Christine E. Schaeffer & George D. Konetes: Investigating Cognitive Engagement for OnlineLearning Relevancy - Nurbiha A Shukor & Zaidatun Tasir 1 Usefulness If it isn’t useful don’t schedule it!; Job relevance; find the right content 2 Participation Working with tutors and fellow students; contributing to content 3 Belonging & motivation Becoming part of a united group; forming a team; personal profiles; badges and certificates 4 Guide and Track participants Get involved with students; understand what they have done, where they are failing 5 Supporting services What else is there that will help the learning? Where can students find it?
  9. 9. Usefulness Participation Belonging & motivation Guide and Track participants Supporting services
  10. 10. Usefulness Participation Belonging & motivation Guide and Track participants Supporting services Stage 1 ‘Use what you choose’ Powerful course catalogue Enable learners opportunity to choose their own course Stage 2 Bespoke courses ‘conglomerating’ learning and sources for a more complete learning experience
  11. 11. Usefulness Participation Belonging & motivation Guide and Track participants Supporting services • Add star ratings • Add comments to course • Add comments to a lesson • In-depth explanation Jointly create courses MOOCS
  12. 12. Usefulness Participation Belonging & motivation Guide and Track participants Supporting services • Personal profiles enable greater engagement and information exchange • Certification & badging • MOOCs Communities of learning
  13. 13. Usefulness Participation Belonging & motivation Guide and Track participants Supporting services • Graphical reports focused on the learners’ achievements and experiences • Check user profiles
  14. 14. Usefulness Participation Belonging & motivation Guide and Track participants Supporting services • Adding content from external services • Embedded media (slide share/YouTube/Vimeo) • URLs • PDFs Easier to find
  15. 15. Making engagement work for you V2 Roadmap Virtual classrooms? Improved badging & certification? Improved MOOC features? Building to personal profile/evidence New learner/tutor interactions? New learner/learner interaction (communities)? More learner led reports
  16. 16. for organisations: free trial • As a prize for sitting through to the end of this session, you are entitled to a free three month trial of the new system • Your trial can begin at your convenience after the webinar • To request your trial, just email: support@mylearningworx.com
  17. 17. Contact us • Application: www.mylearningworx.com • Company information: www.mylearningworx.co • More information: martin@mylearningworx.com • Google Plus: http://delivr.com/2txrv • Twitter: @mylearningworx • Facebook: mylearningworx • Tel: 0203 397 7560

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