Fundamentals of learning experience design

It's great to see a growing number of people who want to learn about learning experience design. Right here you can get started with some of the fundamentals of learning experience design.

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What is learning experience design?

Learning experience design (LX design) is the process of creating learning experiences that enable the learner to achieve the desired learning outcome in a human centered and goal oriented way.

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What is a learning experience?

Learning experience design (LXD) revolves around the experience of the learner. There is an infinite variety in the experiences we can have and just as many ways to learn from them. This raises the two questions: what is an experience and what makes it a learning experience?
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The origin of learning experience design

Learning experience design is an interdisciplinary field of expertise. It incorporates elements of different disciplines like interaction design, neuroscience, cognitive psychology and teaching. It merges them into a completely new design discipline.
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Learning experience design process

Designing a learning experience can be an unpredictable and adventurous process. This is in a way inherent to the creative, agile and innovative approach LX designers use. Then what does a typical learning experience design process look like?
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Qualities of a LX designer

Designing learning experiences requires a certain set of qualities that enable the learning experience designer to come up with the best possible learning experiences. Here's a list of these qualities.
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The Next Steps

After reading the LXD Fundamentals, the basics, you might be curious to take the next step in learning more about learning experience design and how to apply it.

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LXD Book

Get the LXD book by Niels Floor: "This is Learning Experience Design - What it is, how it works and why it matters"
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LXD Masterclass

Join the Learning Experience Design Masterclass by LXD pioneer, Niels Floor.
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Online course

4-week online course on the fundamentals of Learning Experience Design starting September 16 2024.
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LX Canvas

We offer the Learning Experience Canvas for free! This is a great tool to get into lxd alone or with your team.
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Attend LXDCON (Learning Experience Design Conference) to meet others and learn from and with each other.
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Meet Up

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