Why and how to use characters for designing learning experiences

November 24, 2022 by Sonia Tiwari | Several educational products and services use unique character designs to distinguish their brands. While talking Geckos in insurance commercials can be entertaining and interactive user-guide characters like Clippy in the good old days of Microsoft Word are dated, characters have a lot more…

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Lessons learned from LXDCON’22

August 1, 2022 by Niels Floor | The seventh annual Learning Experience Design Conference LXDCON’22 offered a variety of engaging activities spread out over four days. We learned a lot and I would like to share a couple of key take-aways with you. The art of learning experience design Let’s…

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Learning experience design vs design thinking

Learning Experience Design vs Design Thinking

December 20, 2021 by Niels Floor | Learning experience design (LXD) is often associated with design thinking. While there is some truth to this notion, they cannot easily be compared. In this article I would like to zoom in on the differences and similarities between these two different disciplines that…

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What to expect from a learning experience designer

What to expect from a learning experience designer.

November 8, 2021 by Niels Floor | You are about to hire a learning experience (LX) designer for your next project. What can you expect when it comes to the quality of their work? To answer that question, we should look at what you can expect from any professional designer.…

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How LXD shifts the paradigm from business to people

July 26, 2021 by Maria Galaykova | Many of us live in a paradigm where employees are referred to as “human resources” and seen as a part of corporate mechanism. I think, everyone in a modern world from time to time has this feeling of being a small gear in…

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Learning Experience Design vs User Experience Design

May 12, 2021 by Niels Floor | User experience design (UXD) is an essential part of the origin and development of Learning experience design (LXD). This raises the question: what are the differences and similarities between UXD and LXD? Or, what happens when a user becomes a learner? LXD and…

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Four ingredients

Four Ingredients for a Memorable Learning Experience

February 15, 2021 by Rodrigo J. Gallego | Working as an experience learning designer is like being a chef. In order to design your experience, you need to carefully select your ingredients, spices, and carefully blend them to obtain an original powerful learning experience. But which are the key ingredients…

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LX design vs Instructional design

Learning Experience Design vs Instructional Design

January 21, 2021 by Niels Floor | What is the difference between learning experience design and instructional design? That’s a question I get a lot, especially from instructional designers. There is no short answer to this question, so buckle up! As a pioneer in the field of Learning Experience Design…

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Empathy map for learners

Empathy Map for Learners

October 6, 2020 by Niels Floor | Empathy is a vital skill for learning experience designers. It allows you to see the world through the eyes of the learner. I’d like to share a LX design tool that can improve your ability to empathise and the overall the quality of…

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Dirty hands do all the thinking in LXD

June 10, 2020 by Patrick van der Bogt How to prepare for and perform a virtual session on prototyping? Let’s start with a pitfall. When contributing to the wonderful Learning Experience Design Conference (LXDCON20′) this week there are two modes that became triggered for me. Firstly, as a designer my…

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The Magic to Learn – Motivation of Learners

February 3, 2020 Zofia Einhorn Learning is playing, playing is learning. It’s obvious when we think about kids. It’s how they learn new stuff, which makes games their way of developing. But then we grow up, and for some reason, “forget” how to play. We might even hear some adults…

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Impression of LXDCON 2019 in Amsterdam

June 27, 2019 On March 20th, 21st and 22nd it was time for the fourth annual learning experience design conference. This year we, from Shapers and initiators of LXDCON, partnered up with AUAS, DSS, CFI and HKU to host it at the University of Applied Sciences in the capital of…

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This happened at LXDCON Asia 2017

November 25, 2017 - If you want to learn, you need to try new things. That's exactly what we did by organising the first Asian learning experience design conference in Singapore. Let me share my personal experience with you about what happened during LXDCON Asia 2017.

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Experience mapping for education part 1

August 27, 2017 - Think of a company you love. Chances are that you don’t just love their products or services, but the complete customer experience they offer. Maybe it’s fast delivery, valuable advice or an excellent helpdesk. Many companies use experience maps to analyse and optimize their customer experiences.…

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