It has been suggested that the use of active learning instructional strategies, both in traditional face-to-face classrooms as well as online courses, enhances learning and results in better learning outcomes. . .[Online Interactive Activities include] multiple choice, “drag and drop” matching exercises, and video and traditional case discussions, as active learning strategies to reinforce course concepts. This study examines whether the inclusion of these activities significantly improved learning outcomes as measured by
performance scores on two required exams.
The findings that emerged…online interactive tools used as an adjunct to a course can enhance student performance …these types of online supplements hold promise for students who are not performing well in the course.