This learning activity requires the student to think more deeply about the historical era they are studying. Students create a fictional person from the time period, and then write a series of journal entries from that person’s point of view.
As a project in an online art history course, this instructor required the students to locate and research a work of art. Students then prepared a presentation about the work and the artist.
Trends in education and technology are changing the way instructors communicate with their online students. In this video, we showcase examples of U of A instructor-produced content that provide students with an engaging online learning experience.
While many people use videos in courses for lectures and presentations, there are many other ways to use video to promote critical thinking and active learning.