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17 Tips To Motivate Adult Learners - eLearning Industry
As an eLearning leader or course designer, you will often encounter clients or team members who just want to skip the training needs analysis before sta[ As eLearning designers, we have to understand adult learning psychology to create courses that appeal to them and make them want to learn what you want to teach. Most adult learners are anxious about being able to adapt to, and perform in a virtual learning environment. We have to overcome these obstacles by giving the learner compelling reasons to take our courses. We have to get inside their minds and break the code: What motivates them to learn and what holds them back?
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This article explores the significant role motivation plays in learning, and particularly, adult education AdEd. Although the central argument is motivation and how it affects AdEd learning processes, the overlaps with human resource development HRD will be highlighted as applicable. Can motivation be enhanced?