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Learning Engagement

John N. Moye (Performance Learning Technologies, USA)

The Psychophysics of Learning

ISBN: 978-1-80117-114-4, eISBN: 978-1-80117-113-7

Publication date: 22 June 2021


Chapter 6 synthesizes the psychophysics of sensation into a plausible model for the design and configuration of the learning engagement dimension of a learning system. In sensation, the task is to collect and review stochastic information collected from an external stimulus. In learning systems design, the task is the opposite: to design learning objects and activities that communicate the intended learning to the learner effectively and efficiently. The sensation systems focus their attention on the structure of the stimulus. Likewise, a psychophysical learning system emphasizes the interconnections within categories of content to configure the learning experiences. The curriculum embeds this information into a learning plan.


Moye, J.N. (2021), "Learning Engagement", The Psychophysics of Learning, Emerald Publishing Limited, Leeds, pp. 69-86.



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