Learning How to Increase Learner Engagement with Karl Kapp


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Engaging Learners in learning content is every instructional designer's goal. Why is it so hard to do? Why do so many instructional designers struggle to make engaging learning experiences?
Karl Kapp joins us to share his wisdom about learner engagement. It turns out that engaging learners is not as mysterious as we thought. Karl is the author, and host, of ten LinkedIn Learning courses including the popular " Learning How to Increase Learner Engagement". In his years as an award-winning professor of Instructional Technology at Bloomsburg University he's seen it all. He teaches game design, gamification classes and online learning design. Games, gamification, and playing to learn, are just a few of the strategies he teaches.
Karl’s work explores the research, theoretical foundations and practical application of gamification, game-thinking and activity-based learning to organizational performance issues. His goal is to help organizations create engaging learning experiences through intelligent, research-based application of instructional strategies and techniques. He shares his expertise and knowledge through consulting, workshops and one-on-one mentoring with start-up firms, Fortune 100 companies and various governmental agencies.
Many L&D professionals popular on social media are graduates of Karl's program. He's a legend. This is an episode you don't want to miss.

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