Absorb-type activities for online and hybrid classrooms are designed to inspire learners. They include watching lectures, reading books and listening to stories told by the instructor. They should make up 40% of your activities and lay the foundation for the other types of learning activities outlined by William Horton in his book E-learning by Design. Join Regina as she begins this three-part series on the three types of learning activities for your online class.
- Horton, W. (2011). E-learning by design. (2nd ed. San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer.
- Karla Gutierrez (2015) How Storytelling Can Improve Your eLearning Courses https://www.shiftelearning.com/blog/how-storytelling-can-improve-your-elearning-courses
- Zambito A. (2018) Why Storytelling Works In eLearning Retrieved from: https://elearningindustry.com/storytelling-works-in-elearning-why
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The Onliners podcast dives deep into the exciting world of online learning. Join online education professionals Keirsten and Kodi as they share stories and tips about e-learning topics such as supporting students, providing feedback, using discussion forums effectively, and more. Not only will you find resources to develop your knowledge and skills as you listen, but you'll also find a community for other online educators just like you!