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Adding Interactivity to Your Online Content

By Jennifer Albat and Wayne Nelson (Instructional Design & Learning Technologies)

September 21, 2017

Interactivity is an important aspect of the learning process for online students. There are many ways to assure effective learning interactions, including online discussions, intermittent checks for understanding (e.g., quizzes or polls), and strategies for making video or audio “lectures” interactive. Any effective interaction strategy helps learners encode information from working memory in order to store it in long-term memory. Without such strategies, information will not be read...

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