Five Ideas to Engage Online Learners
From Martha Snyder
Table of Contents:
00:00 - Beyond Introductions: Five Ideas for Engaging Learners and Creating Community in Online Courses
01:11 - What is engagement?
01:16 - Engagement: General Educational Context
02:20 - Engagement: Online Context
“In an online learning environment, engagement entails mindfulness, cognitive effort and the attention of the learners in that environment”
(Lim 2004, p. 16).
02:37 - Engagement: Online Context
“By engaged learning, we mean that all student activities involve active cognitive processes such as creating, problem-solving, reasoning, decision making, and evaluation…students are intrinsically motivated to learn due to the meaningful nature of the learning environment and activities”
(Kearsley & Schneiderman, 1999, p. 1).
03:43 - Three Types of Online Interactions
04:04 - Community of Inquiry (CoI)
06:55 - Five Online Engagement Strategies
07:34 - 1. Personal Learning Goals
07:53 - Personal Learning Goals
10:08 - Excerpt from Syllabus
11:05 - 2. Text + Audiovisual Feedback
11:13 - Text + Audiovisual Feedback
12:35 - Audiovisual Feedback
13:34 - 3. Mini Audio Presentations (MAPs)
13:51 - Mini Audio Presentations (MAPs)
15:06 - 4. Student-Led Discussions (SLDs)
15:26 - Student-Led Discussions
17:26 - 5. Problem-Based Learning
17:31 - Problem-Based Learning
18:29 - References
18:51 - What are your strategies?
19:02 - Beyond Introductions: Five Ideas for Engaging Learners and Creating Community in Online Courses