Student engagement or motivation is key to learning. No
matter how much work the teacher does, if the student
doesn’t work, the student doesn’t learn. The quality and
quantity of learning are directly proportional to the amount
of effort the student devotes to learning (Reigeluth, 2012).
- Learner Characteristics
- Prior Learning
- Cognitive (knowledge)
- Physiological (motor skills)
- Social (environment)
- Implications for Instructional
- Reference statements
- Contact of examples
- Context of practice items
- Response mode
- Number of examples
- Learner control (locus of control)
- Reading level
- Learning guidance
Reigeluth, C. M. (2012).
Instructional theory and technology for the new paradigm of
education. Revista de Educación a Distancia(32).
Retrieved November 23, 2012, from http://www.um.es/ead/red/32/reigeluth.pdf