Optimising learner engagement – especially in blended learning situations where face-to-face interaction is often minimal – should be a priority. This increases retention rates, strengthens the learner community, breeds innovation and increases learner satisfaction.
To meet your learning community’s strategic goals, FUEL’s peer-to-peer platform integrates best-of-breed technology allowing a high level of interaction between peers, gamification, and easy collaboration. The platform helps create a nurturing, dynamic learning community. This, in conjunction with other features of the virtual classroom such as webinars, polls, discussion boards and breakout rooms, make collaborative discussions and assignments easy to implement and supervise.
These elements provide space for both learners and instructors to generate content, share curated content, or create a project together, lifting the online learning experience to a different level.
Bringing the elements together
It should be kept in mind that a blended learning approach which includes these interactive and collaborative elements, can result in additional demands on instructors. Preparation is essential, not only to get course content ready but also to make sure instructors are comfortable using the new tools, such as whiteboards, webinars, chat and polls.
Content and assessments must also be created which incorporate your learning platform’s new interactive community elements. Higher frequencies of assessments and an increased number of group assignments may also be appropriate, which are easily facilitated by a suitable learning management system. Preparation, effort and instructor training will show in the results of your learners.
Take your learning academy to the next level by incorporating FUEL’s peer-to-peer platform to facilitate effective community interaction and collaboration.