Luxembourgish teachers are more satisfied and motivated at work

eLearningworld news A new survey on quality of life and motivation at work, carried out by the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reform with TNS Ilres, public servants and employees in the educational service generally better results than their colleagues in other sectors. 51% said they were extremely satisfied …

Social interaction and gamification inspire to increase exercise

eLearningworld News New research from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University School of Medicine shows that the company of a friend and a gamified application is the best environment to reach your exercising goals. This means that social interaction and a gamified mechanisms that …

Several dimensions of Vocational Education improves with Edtech, pilot project shows

eLearningworld News Ten Danish vocational schools has participated in the pilot project ”IT as pedagogic tool in vocational education”. The main result of the data that has been systematically collected is that 1. using IT in vocational education increases the students motivation och engagement, 2. IT improves the diversity in …

Latest News: Gamification of products and services leads to health benefits

eLearningworld News from US New research from the University of New Mexico shows significant benefits of including gamification mechanics in products and services. It both triggers inner-motivation as well as health benefits. Professor Nick Flor at Anderson School of Management explains: “Primitive humans evolved an innate affinity for playing games, …

Latest News: Basics of Learning Design for effective Knowledge Development

eLearningworld News from the World RK Prasad, the founder and CEO of CommLab India, identify in a new article on ATD five basic elements for successful technology enhanced learning design. The first is motivation where the learner needs to know why they should invest time and effort to complete a …

Latest News: Workplace environment’s impact on your brain’s functionality

eLearningworld News from US New research from Florida University shows that the working environment can have long-term impact on employees’ performance. Both lack of stimulation and if the workplace is unclean has negative effects. The research is based on data from 4963 adults in the ages 32 to 84 from …

Latest News: Using Cognitive Science to improve Marketing

eLearningworld News from UK Data Science Institute that is a part of Imperial College in London and Jaywing, marketing specialist agency, has launched a collaboration with focus on exploring “cognitive responses to marketing stimuli”. The Institute’s Data Observatory facility opened November 2015 that equipped with advanced neuroscience techniques directed identifying …