Writing the GED Essay - Using Transitional Words
By Laurie Jarvis
In this learning activity you'll discover transitional words to help you write an effective GED/HSED essay.
Window and Desktop Elements
By Dawn Matott
In this interactive object, learners identify the elements of the Windows platform in a drag-and-drop exercise.
What's for Supper?
By Tracy Craker
The learner sorts a variety of foods based on personal preferences. Those personal choices are then classified by food group. The learner views the charts and reads information about the major food groups.
What Is a Wiki?
By Dean Lodes
Learners read about the strengths and weaknesses of this Web communication tool.
What Is a Blog?
By Dean Lodes, Becky Kinser
This learning activity describes the definition, the uses, and the terms associated with a blog.
Vocabulary Assessment Examples
By Marie Hechimovich
Learners choose the meaning of a selected word in a sentence.
Unleashing the Power of Expectations to Motivate Students
By Therese Nemec
In this interactive learning object, users examine the role of expectations on students and how teachers communicate their expectations. Users complete a matching activity, watch a view, and evaluate their own teaching methods.
By Kaye Krueger
Learners listen to other students express their concerns about taking an online course. Strategies for how to be successful in school are discussed.
The Signaling Principle
Multimedia Principles - Signaling. Explore how using voice and visual cues can help your learners focus, organize, and process your content.
The Multimedia Principle
Explore how using words and pictures in eLearning produces better results than just using words alone.
The Importance of Attire in Early Childhood Education
By Tracy Craker, Dawn Matott
Learners read about the types of clothing considered appropriate for a childcare setting. This activity is designed for students enrolled in an early childhood education program.
The Importance of Attire
Learners read about the types of clothing considered appropriate for a school setting. This activity is designed for students enrolled in an instructional assistant program.
The Good, the Bad, and What Is a Competency?
By Karen Barr, Beth Dailey, Barbara Buckel, Kristi Thoreson
Learners distinguish between competencies that are effective and robust, and those that are ineffective and weak. The learning object is designed for faculty who are writing or revising courses. It contains audio.
The Contiguity Principle
Explore how aligning on-screen text and narration with graphics can help improve knowledge retention and learner engagement.
The Coherence Principle
Explore how the coherence principle uses concise narration and graphics to illustrate good eLearning.
The Adjunct Instructor Game
By Jeffrey McDonald, Ann Hope
In this activity, faculty members answer questions about topics and information they learned during their online orientation. This game was designed for Wisconsin’s Northcentral Technical College. It can be customized for other colleges and organizations.
Technology in the ITV Classroom
By Terri Langan
Instructors who will be teaching in an Interactive Television classroom can use this activity to familiarize themselves with the various equipment options available in these rooms. A matching activity is used as a self-assessment.
Teamwork in a School Setting
By Suzanne Koprowski
In this interactive object, learners identify the different roles generally assumed by teachers and instructional assistants as they form a partnership in the classroom.
Students and the Online Learning Environment
Users of this learning object evaluate the early online experiences of four hypothetical students and record the lessons that can be learned about what to do and what not to do to create effective online learning environments.
Space Relations Assessment Examples
Learners mentally manipulate two-dimensional diagrams to visualize the objects in their three-dimensional forms.
Searching the Internet
By Leanne Healy
In this interactive object, learners answer questions about doing research on the Internet.
Scoring the GED/HSED Essay
In this learning activity you'll review answers to commonly asked questions about the GED/HSED essay and view the official scoring guide.
Relating Course Competencies to Program Outcomes
By Alex Birkholz, Ann Jadin
Users read about how course competencies relate to program outcomes. They listen to the testimonies of three students who describe learning activities that prepared them for the world of work. In a matching exercise, learners distinguish between course competencies and program outcomes.
Reflections: Learning Together About Formative Assessment Tools
By Laurie Barz
Users examine ways for students to give feedback to their instructor about what they have learned and what part of the lesson is not clear.
Reading Comprehension Assessment Example
Learners read a passage and answer two questions based on the information found it that passage. Immediate feedback is provided.