Chapter 1E-tivities for active online learning

You can bask in the glory of happy, engaged and achieving online students. This book explains and explores e-tivities, the name I give to frameworks for enabling active and participative online learning by individuals and groups. E-tivities are important for the online teaching and learning world because they deploy useful, well-rehearsed principles and pedagogies for learning as well as your choice of networked technologies.

E-tivities do not remove the help and input of more knowledgeable humans—the people I called the ‘e-moderators’—but make their work more focused and productive. They focus on the learners—the people I call the participants, who are contributing, providing, reworking, interpreting, ...

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