Motivating students in an online high school mathematics course (module 3)

MOTIVATING STUDENTS IN AN ONLINE HIGH SCHOOL MATH COURSE STORYBOARD  –   EDUC 8842

Text/ Discussion Topic Image/ Video Content Example/ Resource
Enticing Intro – perhaps opening question or dilemma – traditional classroom being copied into online course Bored student looking at a PowerPoint presentation, slouching and staring at computer, half asleep – Kaitlin? Self-filmed
Research discussion including ARCS, math simulation programs, collaboration Animation of arcs model Self-created
Attention Fractal video using Geometer’s Sketchpad

NASA video

Self-filmed

From NASA

Relevance Parabola video using

TI – Nspire

Sin/Cos/Tan waves in music

Self-filmed

YouTube Video

Confidence Motivational emails – photo

Students applying math concepts

Self-taken

Self-filmed

Satisfaction Frequent contact with teacher and classmates – student and teacher using Skype or Blackboard

Student sitting upright, smiling, engaged – Kaitlin!

Self-filmed

Self-Filmed

Conclusion Side-by-side photos of bored student versus engaged student Self-taken

References

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Daher, W. (2010). Building mathematical knowledge in an authentic mobile phone environment. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 26(1), 85-104.

Hodges, C., & Kim, C. (2013). Improving college students’ attitudes toward mathematics. TechTrends, 57(4), 59-66.

Keller, J. (2008). First principles of motivation to learn and e3-learning. Distance Education, 29(2), 175-185. doi: 10.1080/01587910802154970

Kim, C., & Keller, J. M. (2011). Towards technology integration: The impact of motivational and volitional email messages. Education Technology Research and Development, 59, 91-111. doi: 10.1007/s11423-010-9174-1

Philip, K., & Mitra, S. (2012). Collaborative learning amongst distance learners of mathematics. Open Learning, 27(3), 227-247. doi: 10.1080/02680513.2012.716655

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