5 Ideas To Getting Online Learners’ Attention

| November 14, 2018

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Getting learners' attention and holding onto it is a problem that most course creators and educators face. So what can they do to bring learners in and keep them engaged? This article lists down 5 ideas that could work.Online learning is very different from traditional classroom learning. There is no face-to-face interaction with the learners, you don’t get to see or hear them in real-time, and hence you don’t even get to know their reaction to what you deliver. But to successfully attain the learning objectives, it is essential that learners engage well with your course. You, as a course developer, need to figure out ways that help catch their attention and, in turn, engage them to the course. Here are 5 ideas that could make your life easier:Present attention-grabbing facts, fiction, or any other information to engage learners at the onset. You could also throw a challenge that stimulates their thinking. Lying about a known fact is a unique way to challenge their minds. They will want to learn more about the situation when they feel they have been lied to. They will want to prove you wrong and, in the process, engage with the course.

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Founded in 1854, the University of Evansville is an independent, academically selective, internationally committed University affiliated with the United Methodist Church that integrates distinctive liberal arts education and dynamic professional programs. UE owns and operates its British campus, Harlaxton College, in Grantham, England.With a total enrollment of 2,325 students (including full and part-time, undergraduate, adult, graduate, and UE students at Harlaxton), UE is uniquely set up to facilitate one-on-one interaction between highly motivated students and world-class faculty members.

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