Learning Activities

Best Practices

The purpose of Learning Activities is to facilitate learner interaction and engagement with the course content, with their peers, and with their instructor.

Active learning activities promote learner success.

  • Align Learning Activities with stated Learning Objectives.
  • Provide detailed guidelines, instructions, or directions for different learning activities.
  • Use rubrics to communicate clear expectations as well as grading criteria.
  • Design activities that enhance learner interaction and engagement.
  • Integrate opportunities for self-assessment and peer review throughout the course.
  • Encourage opportunities for learner autonomy and reflection.