learning online

Q2 Gathering Evidence

15. Hands-on-line
15.Q2 Script for the animated video below


Your Quest is to watch the movie and learn what others are saying about online learning. Follow the steps below to complete the Quest.

Key Vocabulary:

Self motivation: taking the initiative to undertake or continue a task or activity without another's prodding or supervision

Online Learner: a person who is gaining knowledge or a skill using the Internet


1. Watch this Colorado movie -


(Click the arrows for full screen viewing)

Pay attention to the pros and cons of online classes.

2. Let’s see what current online learners are saying about their experiences.

What are the benefits?
What things were difficult for the students?
See what they have to say about their online learning experiences.

3. As you watched the student videos, you heard "self-motivation" a lot. What other characteristics do successful online learners share? Open the 6 characteristics .pdf file.

4. Now it’s time to make your decision. Is the online class the right choice for you? Your task is to create an online graphic organizer of the pros and cons of online classes (like you did in Thing Two Visual Learning using Popplet,  Bubbl.us, Creately or Gliffy.

Completing this Quest

Save your file in your File Space and/or take a screenshot of your work and confirm with your teacher that you are ready for the final step to the hands-on-line Thing.

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