There are gender wars, and then there are casualties. It wasn’t until 2011 that the behemoth toymaker LEGO acknowledged girls’ desire to build with bricks, even though the company had long before made a seemingly effortless pivot to co-branding, video games, and major motion pictures. So it’s little wonder that girls face all-too-real obstacles when […]Read more
Adding depth to online learning through hands-on experiments.
You need to engage visitors with hands-on experiences.
Devise real-life experiences that complement the information learned online. Provide detailed instructions, materials, and photographs to explain what to do. The text should be easy to follow, and convenient to print.
If the experience is intended for use in a classroom, provide simple instructions that can be printed for students, and a more detailed version for teachers that includes extra notes on implementation and the concepts being taught.
There is extensive research into experiential learning, and providing the user with take-away experiments helps to solidify concepts learned during the online experience. By incorporated real-life experiments into the design of the online component, visitors will received added value to their online learning.