Types of Online Learning Activities (Oral Presentations: is aimed to…
Types of Online Learning Activities
: is aimed to enhance artistic skills (designing, graphical skills) using multiple intelligences. To develop students' critical thinking, students might be asked to record (video record) the procedure and reflect on it to foster analytical thinking. Timing would be similar to the traditional classroom. :
Speaking, reading, listening and reading
: Conferencing (Skyping) char rooms, forums, emails.
a portfolio or personal reflection might be employed. Peer assessment and forum discussions to can be applied to evaluate the process and the artistic value of the final product.
to become an expert on a given topic. Usually, this type of activity is done in a group. This type of activity can be carried out asynchronously or synchronously.
reading, speaking, writing
Assessment : A rubric can be provided, peer assessment , through chat and forums comments.
: Conferencing , forums, chats
Tests/Quizzes/Drill and Practice
. Material is repeated until the mastery is achieved. Mainly carried out individually (some students learn better individually due to the intrapersonal intelligence). Timing would be established. Each activity should be completed under 10-15 minutes.
Type of exercises :
multiple choice, true/false , gap feeling, completing, generating.
: students progress will be evaluated by the number of correct responses .
: is mainly focused on weekly reflections on the delivered and learned knowledge. It can be either the end of semester, daily or a weekly activity
Teacher's feedback to motivate students.
: email, forum. This type of activity might be carried out in private or public to share experiences.
: writing reading
is aimed to develop linguistic intelligence by reflecting on current events or issues or learning process. Timing might be established according to the assignment purpose. Reflections might be a long-term tasks. However,reports on current events might come out at the end of the week.
Writing and Reading
Peer assessment (comments made in the forum, chat rooms). Self-assessment (judging the final product).
: is aimed to develop collaborative learning and increase skills in oral presentations . Presentations can be either synchronous or asynchronous . 15 minutes per presentation and 5 minutes for questions
Skills: Speaking and Listening
Rubrics, peer assessment, constructive feedback in forums and chats. The usefulness of the final project.
Conferencing (in groups or individually). Chat rooms might be used to share ideas and interchange constructive critiques on the issue.
: this type of activity is based on information evaluation available online. Students are given a list of web resources to assess. They can be short or long term activities and be done in a group
Through the conversations and comments left in the forum or chat rooms.
chat rooms, forum
Hypothetical situations: a situation to be analysed in groups or individually to put the acquired knowledge into practice.
Teacher's feedback , peer assessment , personal reflection.It might be useful to carry out a formal assessment
forum, chat rooms, videoconferencing
writing , reading , speaking
: It is a type of experimental learning, which give an opportunity to learn through discovery and social exchange. A core component such as simulation is involved. Interactive type of learning
Immediate feedback after the game performance
Listening, speaking, reading and writing.
: a topic is given on which the students are expected to find an expert to interview. They might be also suggested a person to interview. This type of activity can be carried out asynchronously or synchronously.
speaking , writing , listening
: Rubric, peer review, online comments left in forum
Conferencing , chat rooms , forum
. It might be a poem or theatre presentation or a job interview. For language learning classroom the aim could be grammar and vocabulary. Timing: a week
Personal judgement on the personal learning process. Peer-evalaution (usefulness of the final product)
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