Key Interactions

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Free Response

Description

Learners generate an original response without answer choices using the rich text editor to respond using the LaTeX equation editor, record their voice, upload an image, embed a video, or build a table.

  • Use to introduce new concepts and have students articulate parallels to their life.
  • Use as an exit slip reflection on the lesson.
  • Use as a way to have students’ submit “notes” or “research” to you to hold them accountable.

Frequency

At least 2 per lesson, no maximum.

Additional Notes

Learners have access to the rich text editor when responding to this question (LaTeX Equation Editor, bold, italicize, image upload, voice recorder, build a table, etc.)


Fill-in-the-Blank

Description

Learners type in a response and answer is automatically graded. Used as a more robust method of testing student knowledge.

  • No limit to the # of FITB in a single interaction--make a multilayered, rigorous question set like an AP question or Common Core question. 

Frequency

At least 3 per lesson, no maximum.

Additional Notes

Auto-graded interaction (answers are spelling sensitive, but not case sensitive) with automatic customizable feedback.

Include multiple correct answers separated by commas.

Create a word bank for learners/grade levels that need more support.

Can be used in conjunction with the jump functionality for incorrect responses.


Check All

Description

Learners select multiple correct responses. Not as difficult as fill-in-the-blank, but more robust than multiple choice.

Frequency

At least 2 per lesson, but no more than 80% of total questions asked.

Additional Notes

Auto-graded interaction with automatic customizable feedback.

Can be used in conjunction with the jump functionality for correct and incorrect responses.


Multiple Choice

Description

Quickly gain data on learner knowledge.

  • Use distractors to group learners for remediation.
  • Use for True/False statements.

Frequency

At least 3 per lesson, but no more than 60% of total questions asked.

Additional Notes

Auto-graded question with automatic customizable feedback.

Can be used in conjunction with the jump functionality for correct and incorrect responses.


Discussion Forum

Description

Allow learners to participate in a discussion with peers via a chat forum.

  • Learners gain insight from each other and feel part of a community even though they are working asynchronously.

Frequency

Dependent on the content delivered.

Additional Notes

Ungraded and non-mandatory community interaction set.

Length of the discussion forum is determined by the instructor. It can appear for the entire length of the video or just for a section.


Polling Survey

Description

Assess learner knowledge without assigning a grade or generating feedback.

  • Use to get feedback from learners.
  • Gamify/Choose your own adventure potential by using the jump functionality.

Frequency

At least 1 per lesson.

Additional Notes

Ungraded question and mandatory community interaction set.

Can work in conjunction with the jump functionality.


Web Embed

Description

Insert a website overlay for learners to manipulate without leaving the bulb.

  • Use for a math or science simulation.
  • Add relevant news articles or the most up to date studies to refresh content.
  • Embed a survey to collect information from the learner.

Frequency

At least 1 per lesson.

Additional Notes

Ungraded interaction set.

“Controlled Freedom” for learners to explore a website without leaving the bulb.

Works with most websites.


Reflective Pause

Description

Provide content to learners to interact with without requiring a response.

  • Use for giving directions, or highlighting content in video.

Frequency

No required frequency.

Additional Notes

Ungraded interaction.

Embed a video for students to watch a video within the bulb.