How to Increase Student Engagement in Online Learning
Student engagement is a vital element of your eLearning coolness. No matter how hard you’ve worked researching the topic, working with SMEs, and designing the eLearning content, if your learners aren’t excited, your efforts didn’t make the grade. But don’t worry, because we’ve collected 6 tips that will help you increase student engagement:
Let students connect with new knowledge by adding interactions (interactive FAQ, catalogs, timelines, etc.), hotspots, drag-and-drop activities, and more.
Build interactive quizzes
Quizzes can be stressful and dull. But you can make them engaging! Use interactive question templates, add audio and images, and voila - students take captivating tests with pleasure. Check out how to make an online quiz.
Everyone is used to smartphones nowadays. They’re convenient and familiar. Why not learn using a mobile phone? Just make sure your eLearning content adapts to any screen size.
- Give feedback
Keep students updated on their progress. Let them know what they’re good at and what they need to work on. If you say it the right way, they’ll get even more enthusiastic about leveling up.
Recognize students’ achievements
Go with an LMS that has gamification features because points, badges, and leaderboards are a real game changer for student engagement. If you’ve already tried some of them, feel free to share your opinion on which game elements are most effective in eLearning.
Stay in touch
Consider going beyond online learning sessions and opening a chat group in social media. Let students connect with each other, discuss topics, debate, and share experiences.
If you want to learn more about student engagement and how to increase it, check our comprehensive blog article.
Have you tried any of these methods? How did they work? Do you know any other great ways to engage learners? Share your insights in the comment section below!