Adding online content engagement

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The following text explains the ‘atomic number’ of an element. I found in an online science class. Very boring and no interaction. Original learning object I used Audacity, Adobe Illustrator, Google Translate, Quicktime, Storyline, and VideoScribe to make the above content interactive. It is not pretty, however, there is a lot of interactivity. Click the Launch button to view the new learning...

Welcome email

Welcome Email
I find making contacting students when they register right away helps with engaging both students and parents. This helps reduce the threat or uncertainty of what is to be expected. At the online high school that I work at the students self-register for their own classes. When they self-register they give some personal information such as home school, address, grade etc. They also, give their outside...

Introduce Yourself- Discussion

One of the most important aspects of an online course is the interaction between learners. Have the learners review the course syllabus, write and post a self-introduction. Different instructors have different student self-introductions. I have used the following: 1. Write and post your self-introduction including mention of your educational and science background related to the topics of this course....

Engaging Online Learners

This is a SCORM activity that was made with Articulate Storyline. There are four activities with audio, articles and movies. You may have to wait a few seconds for each page to load. Please be patient. Powered by elearningfreak.com

Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work… And What Does

The following notes are from Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work… And What Does  The recording of the webinar is available from: http://trainingmagnetwork.com/recordings Motivation is a skill. The three Psychological Needs required by every human being to thrive regardless of gender, generation, or race are: autonomy, relatedness, and competence. Common practices that undermine people’s...

Monthly Self Assessment Quiz

Group Work
Flexed paced, or continual enrolment allows high school students to sign up at any time and then begin to work on their courses at their pace. Continual enrollment means students are starting and finishing at different times of the year. For example, a student may begin in September and go through to June. Another student, may commence in November and be finished in January. Determining if continually...