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Active Learning Lesson with a TedEd Video

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This presentation was updated from passive to an active learning activity using a Ted-Ed lesson which includes: Watch, Think, Dig Deeper and Discuss. Aspects to the video lesson to encourage more engagement with the video before and during class. I particularly like the opportunity to link the questions to a section of the video as well as the opportunity to seek student input in short-answer questions. Ted-Ed was user friendly and its application is broad.

Quality Assurance Objective Met:

  • QLT Section 5: Facilitation and Instruction
    • Objective: 5.2 Instructor helps students understand importance of course topics and and content in support of course activities and any related practical experiences.
    • Objective: 5.3 The instructor presents the course material and concepts in an effective and engaging manner.
    • Objective: 5.4 Instructor encourages students to explore new concepts through the course experience.
  • QLT Section 6: Technology for Teaching and Learning
    • Objective: 6.3 Technological tools and resources used in the course enable student engagement and active learning.


Additional Information

  • Material Type:  Assessment Tool
  • Author :   Anna Phillips, Instructor
  • Institution:  California State University, San Bernardino
  • Date Created:  2021-03-21
  • Course Format:   Online
  • LMS:  Canvas

QM Objective Equivalent

  • QM General Standard 6: Course Technology
  • Objective: 6.2 Course tools promote learner engagement and active learning.