Collaborative Learning

You can share examples of best practices with regards to student engagement in online courses, including collaborative learning, self-directed learning, student motivation, etc. New posts will appear below.


Engaging your audience in real-time with Mentimeter

by Manuel Dias on January 30, 2018
Mentimeter is a classroom response system similar to clickers, where the participants can answer multiple-choice, multiple answers or true and false questions from their smartphone. You can create an account for free, create a presentation and write the questions you want to ask. Your audience goes to the voting website, enters the code for your […]
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ThingLink and Infographics

by Parm Gill on May 17, 2017
I may be dating my self, but do you remember the old Reese peanut butter cup commercial — “You got chocolate in my peanut butter”? Well, if you do remember it, you will know the main premise is a combination of two things can sometimes produce something else that is really, really cool. The same is true […]
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Building a Digital Wall with Padlet

by Manuel Dias on April 11, 2017
Padlet is a free, collaborative, online board or ‘digital wall’ that allows multiple users to post text, add attachments (documents, videos, audio, images), web links (YouTube) and comments in one of several visually appealing formats. Padlet creates a unique opportunity for participatory learning through active learning techniques based on collaboration and peer learning.
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