Sesame Street, Letter Blocks, and Augmented Reality: Increasing Engagement and Learning

Lessons learned designing non-linear play experiences for a hybrid of classic letter blocks and character-driven tablet content. [Read More]

Understanding Motivations and Behaviors: User-centered Analysis of MOOC Participation

Analysis of participation in online courses showed different patterns, and suggested design changes to motivate students to complete the course and get more out of the experience. [Read More]

Educational Technology in Mexico: Developing New Tools for Students in Latin American

Designing effective learning tools and technology for education in Mexico requires an understanding of the diverse cultural, economic, and political issues unique to the region. [Read More]

Designing Education: Educating Design

New ideas in e-learning are both designing education and educating design. The new educational experience includes interdisciplinary teaching and exploratory learning [Read More]

Online Learning Environments: Design in the Age of Big Data

When e-learning tools also learn from students, they create personalized experiences that make learning fun and effective. [Read More]

Online Mentorship: Building a High-Touch Student Experience

Mentors support students with a high-touch, individualized user experience. In e-learning tools, adding mentors allows students to work at their own pace and meet their goals. [Read More]

Gamification of Learning: An Asian Perspective

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Schools in Asia are actively exploring the use of mobile applications, augmented reality, and virtual reality to enhance the motivation and engagement of students. [Read More]

Good Learning Design: Five Unique Challenges and Their Solutions

Designing Future-Friendly Content: Modeling Structure for Every User Interface

Meeting Your Mission: A User-Centered Approach to Content Strategy

A man sits on a park bench, holding a dog on a leash. The dog sits in the grass reading a book titled “How to unleash your full potential.” The dog is holding scissors and getting ready to cut through the leash.