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Expectancy-Value Theory

Expectancy-Value Theory is a theory of motivation that states motivation is determined by two factors: Expectancy: Whether we expect we can succeed at the task. Values: How much we value the task. The theory was developed by John William Atkinson in the 1950s and 1960s. Jacquelynne Eccles is widely credited as the key scholar who …

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ARCS Model of Motivational Design in E-Learning (John Keller)

John Keller’s ARCS model helps elearning designers to create motivational elearning content. The model emphasizes four design considerations for the development of learning materials. These four considerations aim to maximise student engagement. These are, following the ARCS acronym: Attention Relevance Confidence Satisfaction Keller’s model, outlined below, has been the focus of significant research since its …

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13 Examples of New Media

Examples of new media include: Websites Blogs Email Social Media Platforms Video Sharing Platforms Online Newspapers Online Forums Wikis Virtual Reality Podcasts vlogs Webinars What are New Media? New media are digital interactive media. Let’s break that down a little more. The term ‘new media’ is used to describe all media that: involve two-way communication, …

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19 Examples of Digital Media

Digital media are forms of communication that can be stored and communicated via computers. They are packaged into ‘digital format’ (i.e. 1’s and 0’s) to be communicated, usually via the internet. Examples of digital media include: Digital photographs Digital books (ebooks) Websites and Blogs Social Media (Facebook, Twitter) Mobile Phone Apps Virtual Reality Glasses Immersive …

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