#miBUG – Can I have your Attention Please? Increasing Student Interaction and Engagement

Developing engaging and interactive courses can help to keep students engaged with the content, their peers, and their instructors. In this session you will see how Michigan Virtual uses instructional strategies and free or low cost tools, such as FlipGrid, H5P, and Powtoon, to increase student-to-content engagement.

Powtoon – dynamic cartoon videos

  • Samples: http://bit.ly/2I24Fix
  • Use to introduce a lesson -instead of just text
  • Tell a story
  • Incorporate and/or review objectives
  • TIP: Write a script and record audio track before jumping into Powtoon to edit

H5P – create interactive content and summative assessments

  • Samples: http://bit.ly/2WHBvtp
  • Can embed into Blackboard
  • Free, easy to create, share and use
  • learning object practice
  • Whose course implementation
  • TIP: Write a script first before jumping into H5P

FlipGrid – video discussion tool


See also: “Using PowToon to Explain Challenging Concepts to Students

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