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SUPPLEMENT 1: Web design for active learning
Unit 3 Section 1
Goals for this week:
When you finish this section, you will understand:
- three differences between passive and active learning
- the importance in teaching the liberal arts of using web instructional strategies that promote active learning
and you will be able to:
- brainstorm a list of instructional strategies for teaching specific liberal arts content on the web, and
- select those strategies that best promote active learning.
What you will do this week:
|Step 1: Observe||Step 2: Read||Step 3: Reflect||Step 4: Practice||Step 5: Compare||Step 6: Apply|
|Transform this newswriting exercise into an instructional format that better promotes active learning.||
The Engaged Learner by Richard Cain
Chapter 6 from Designing Web-Based Training by William Horton
What key questions do the observation and readings raise for you?
"What is active learning?"
"Which instructional formats best promote active learning?"
Use one of your questions to start a threaded discussion by Monday, May 8
|E-mail the final version of your observation by Monday, May 8.||
Give me an example of how to translate the newswriting exercise into an instructional format that better promotes active learning.
(Note: this link will not become active until you submit your observation.)
Do the Active Learning Instructional Design Exercise.
Upload your web pages to the course server and e-mail your rationale by Monday, May 15.