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Learner-Centered Design Begins With Empathy

Friday, December 30, 2022

Empathetic principles can be complementary to learning experience design principles.

What word or words come to mind when you think of empathy? Close your eyes and think about it for a few seconds. Likely you thought of the word feel or feeling. Bonus points if your mind drifted to the phrase: "Place myself in someone else's shoes."


Am I clairvoyant? No. However, I know that the notion of empathy equating to feelings is a staple in many companies' cultures. I realized that I wa

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