PUBLICATIONS AND REPORTS

THE 3 PRINCIPLES BEHIND EFFECTIVE LEARNING

Our Learning Design Principles are based on the latest research into what really works in learning. They inform everything we do when designing and developing online learning solutions for our clients.

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COVID-19 IMPACT REPORT

Our research into how NGOs are responding to
challenges caused by the pandemic, and specific recommendations for how the sector can improve the provision of digital or remote learning and programming.

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TOOLS AND TEMPLATES

LEARNER PERSONA TEMPLATE

A key part of the learning design process is developing a deep understanding of the learners you’re designing for. We recommend creating learner personas based on your user research. This is the persona template we use.

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POWERFUL QUESTIONS

A great way to compile a Learner Persona is by using these ‘powerful questions’ in your learner interviews. These are designed to move from functional questions to more emotion-based ones.

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ARTICLES

What makes an effective learning experience?
A deep dive into our three learning design principles and how they help create better learning experiences.
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3 ways to understand your learners more deeply
Really understanding your learners is the foundation of good learning design. Here are three tools we use to do that.
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Understanding learner context: brain, body and beyond
An in-depth look at our first learning design principle, ‘Design for the learner and their context’, and the powerful impact this can have on your learning design.
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Designing for digital learners in the 21st century
A review of trends in learner behaviours and what they mean for the design of learning experiences.
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Agile publishing: a case study
A detailed look at how we implemented Agile principles in the development of learning content for a Nikkei-Financial Times project.
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What is learning experience design?
A summary of the field of learning experience design and our LXD framework.
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PODCAST

ADVENTURES IN LEARNING DESIGN

Our podcast, hosted by Laurie Harrison and Tim Gifford.

Conversations exploring ideas, principles, research and practice in learning design. Join the LearnJam team and guests as they explore how to make learning more effective and enjoyable, whether it’s in the workplace, in school, university or at home.

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