- 4.1. Regular feedback about student performance provided in a timely manner frequently
throughout the course.
- 4.2. Each learning module includes multiple feedback opportunities to promote student
- 4.3. Learning modules include asynchronous, interactive communicationstrategies to promote
higher order thinking (e.g. critical reflection in a discussion forum) across learning
- 4.4. Multiple activities structured to promote students' application of concepts and skills
in realistic, relevant ways to engage with the community.
- 4.5. Assignments effectively use external resources to facilitate inquiry and active learning,
e.g., virtual library, simulations, gaming, and other web-based resources.
- 4.6. Learning community deliberately structured using such strategies as discussion boards,
group projects, group problem-solving, discussion of assignments, activities, or other
collaborative activities, as applicable to the course.
- 4.7. Learning activities foster instructor-student, student-student, and/or student-community
interaction and collaboration (e.g. introductions, discussion, group projects, service
- 4.8. Students encouraged to form their own independent study and work groups for learning
- 4.9. Multiple mechanisms in place for students to give instructor and course feedback,
including formal, informal, and anonymous options.