Thought I’d share a cool blog by someone experienced in training and Elearning development.
The blog: Upside Learning talks about something I haven’t heard about before. It is the ARCS model, which is a problem solving approach to designing the motivational aspects of learning environments to stimulate and sustain students’ motivation to learn (as cited in Bhat’s blog).
ARCS is a four step learning process:
This is the work by John Keller who looks into motivational theory and how to influence it. An unexpected find, but very relevant for how this impacts instructional strategies.
As I navigate my way through this PIDP 3250 course and my PIDP 3240 course, I am beginning to make connections and link theory to practice. This ARCS method as well as the other strategies posted on Moodle have been great resources.