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Design for how people learn

Author: Julie Dirksen
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : New Riders, ©2012.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dirksen, Julie.
Design for how people learn.
Berkeley, CA : New Riders, 2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Dirksen
ISBN: 9780132693752 0132693755 0321768434 9780321768438
OCLC Number: 786166044
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 259 pages) : illustrations, maps, facsimiles
Contents: 1. Where do we start? : The learner's journey ; Where's the gap? ; Identifying and bridging gaps ; Examples ; Why this is important ; Summary --
2. Who are your learners? : What do your learners want? ; What is their current skill level? ; How are your learners different from you? ; Learning styles ; Methods for learning about your learners ; Summary --
3. What's the goal? ; Determine goals ; Identify the problem ; Set the destination ; Communicating learning objectives ; Determine the gap ; How long is the trip? ; Summary --
4. How do we remember? : Memory in & out ; Types of memory ; Repetition and memory ; Summary --
5. How do you get their attention? : If they're not paying attention ; Talk to the elephant ; Ways to engage the elephant ; Summary --
6. Design for knowledge : Some of the challenges ; Will they remember? ; Helping your learners understand ; How much guidance? ; A process to follow ; Summary --
7. Design for skills : Developing skills ; Practice ; Feedback ; Design for accomplishments ; Summary --
8. Design for motivation : Motivation to do ; Designing for behavior ; Summary --
9. Design for environment : Environment gaps ; Knowledge in the world ; Putting resources in the world ; Putting prompts/triggers in the world ; Putting behaviors in the world ; Clearing the path ; Summary --
10. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Julie Dirksen.


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