|Digital Literacies||Visual Literacy|
|Horizon Wimba allows the instructor to annotate images and open multimedia Web sites during lectures to communicate course content.Click here or the thumbnail for more.|
|Inventive Thinking||Self Direction and Higher-order Thinking|
Students take ownership of their learning by interacting more with the material: “Concept Checks” involve them in the learning process and students can view archived lectures, complete with student discussions and questions, on their own time. Students in blended sections show a better grasp of course content. On average, students rated “Concept Checks” a 4.1 (much help) with regard to understanding course content.
|Effective Communication||Interactive Communication|
|A text chat imbedded in the Horizon Wimba interface allows students to interact with one another and the instructor. Compared to a large lecture hall, more students can offer comments and answer questions. Click here or the thumbnail for more.|
|High Productivity||Effective Use of Real-world Tools|
|Wimba web conferencing tools used for online course delivery, give students hands on experience with the kinds of tools and environments they'll likely use in the professional lives.|