Jun 17, 2013 // Tips and Tricks

Create an Interactive Learning Environment for Students

DigitalChalk: Create an Interactive Learning Environment for Students 

Most online educators have the goal to create a course that keeps their student’s attention and encourages them to be interactive. With a few tips, you will be on your way to creating an interactive environment for your students.

When creating an interactive course, be sure you have relevant subject matter. If you fill your course with irrelevant information, your students can quickly loose interest. It is important that your course information is valuable and can apply outside of the classroom.

Creating a course that can be explored by the student helps to create an interactive learning environment. This allows the student to move around freely within the course elements, letting them skip through the course material as they wish.

Interact with your students who have completed the course; they can let you know what kept or lost their attention throughout the course. Collecting your student feedback makes it easy for you to make any necessary updates in your course. Keep an open mind when collecting feedback, and don’t be afraid of changing a few course details.

As the online educator, you always want to build a course that promotes an interactive environment. Interactive learning helps your students to feel involved and accomplished when they complete your course.

Bekah Stinehour

Technical Writer

Bekah is a customer advocate, marketing assistant, and a technical writer for DigitalChalk. She graduated from Auburn University in 2012 and has been working with DigitalChalk for three years.

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