In today’s words, the user is alone in front of a computer interacting with a site. Interactions sometimes are empty; leaving the user alone in the process. If we offer the user guidance along the way through hints and feedback, we will keep the user engaged and allow them to successfully complete the task at hand.
Following the progressive pedagogy approach, “Multiple Intelligences”, developed by John Dewey, e-learning applications should employ means to try engage different styles of learning in order to maximize educational success, intellectual growth, and enthusiasm for learning among diverse learners by introducing reinforcing material that will help the user. (Lupton)