Interactive Tutorials

Last Updated: June 30th, 2017

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Overview

Interactive tutorials use multiple media to allow students to interact with the content that they are learning. Interactive tutorial components may include activities such as podcasts, quizzes, audio, and video.

Application to All Courses

Assessment:

  • Provides instructors with a means to formatively evaluate student learning.
  • Provides instructors with the opportunity to gauge areas in which students have succeeded and areas in which they may need remediation.

Motivation:

  • Provides students with interactive activities rather than lectures.
  • Gains the attention and motivates learners who learn by auditory, visual, and kinesthetic means.

Getting Started

There are free tutorials available online about creating interactive tutorials.

There are many ways to build custom interactive tutorials using software and tools such as:

Additional Resources

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Accessibility Statement

Keep accessibility in mind as you develop course content and build assignments and assessments. Many online tools are not fully accessible, so it’s important to think about how you will make the assignment accessible if requested. The Disability Resource Center and the UF Accessibility page will guide you in making appropriate accommodations. You can also find out more about accessibility at our toolbox page on Accessibility in the Online Classroom.

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