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If you’re looking for strategies to improve learner engagement and for ways to make learning more effective effective, you’ll want to listen to this interview with Dorian Peters. She is the author of Interface Design for Learning: Design Strategies for Learning Experiences and Positive Computing.
Dorian is an eLearning interface design evangelist. She currently directs online strategy for the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Education. She is also a founder of the E-learning Network of Australasia.
- A broad definition of user interface
- How to reduce the extraneous cognitive load in your graphics
- Strategies that support effective and efficient visual perception
- Advantages of social learning
- Strategies to support social learning and community building through interface design
- Surprising findings about emotions and learning
- Why video is such a good medium for learner engagement
- Strategies to make video most effective
TIME: 36 Minutes
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TRANSCRIPT: Download the ELC 016 Podcast Transcript
- Interface Design for Learning by Dorian Peters
- Dorian Peters’ Website
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- The New Social Learning by Tony Bingham and Marcia Conner
- Project Noah: An example of widespread social learning and collaboration
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Connie Malamed says
I’m so glad you found this valuable, Tatawan.
Tatawan Suto says
What an amazing episode full of great design ideas backed by research! The discussion on how line drawings are more memorable and support learning was interesting. I also liked how she covered emotion is deeply tied to learning and us designers should do what we can to create a positive mood. Essentially a summary of the best parts of Dorian Peter’s book!
Connie Malamed says
Thanks for the kind words, Barbara. It makes all that audio editing worth it!
Barbara Yalof says
What an enjoyable and informative podcast. Should be required listening for all designers! The conversation moves quickly and covers many aspects of instructional design interface: visual, social, emotional, & multimedia.