Maslow’s Hierarchy of eLearning Needs

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Abraham Maslow did wonders for understanding human needs and motivations by creating a simple and applicable scale. After creating his scale, called the Hierarchy of Needs, Maslow himself started to apply his work to various disciplines. Following in this trend, the principles of his Hierarchy can be applied directly to the work an eLearning team performs. These experiences are the “natural high” of the eLearning world.

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The Clarity of Learning Objectives is the Prime Factor in Motivating Learners


In his famous theory, The Hierarchy of Needs , Abraham Maslow postulated that a person will be motivated only if his needs are fulfilled. The learning objectives create a favorable connection between the learner and the content of the course. Instructional Design

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

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4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. Open Source eLearning Tools , October 13, 2010 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. You walk past the buildings, see the crowds and yawn.