The Importance Of Website Study

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Australia and the world we live in today is becoming an increasingly culturally diverse place due to globalization and mass migration. The online site study presented is based on Depth Study 5: The Globalising World (Migration Experiences 1945-present). This unit explores migration experiences and the impact migration has had in shaping Australia and the world. Through the creation of an online site study, I have linked syllabus outcomes to the learning activities therein in order to ensure students learn about migration experiences through multiple perspectives and tasks, so that they have a broad understanding of impact migration has had and still continues to have to this present day. The online site study allows students to ‘acquire knowledge, …show more content…
The content and activities on the online site study are structured in a way to ensure all students are supported. The online lessons have specific instructions and steps which scaffolds the information for students, ensuring all students are able to access the content and participate in the online site study. The online lessons were also modelled around the ARCS model which is characterized by four main elements or ‘motivational concepts’. The concepts include the following: (A) attention, (R) relevance, (C) confidence and (S) satisfaction. These elements are vital in the learning process and are the required conditions to ensure students are actively engaged and motivated during their learning (Keller, 2010). Through using the ARCS model of motivation, the online lessons and the activities therein incorporate the following …show more content…
This is achieved by providing students with the opportunity to engage in diverse activities that relate to their futures. Students engage in the use of ICT in order to develop their ICT skills and capabilities, engage in comprehension activities which require students to build on expand their knowledge and finally, despite the four lessons being online, in the post lessons students are provided with the opportunity to work collaboratively with other students and share their responses for one of the activities completed. Students are provided clear scaffold instruction throughout the course of the online site study and are also provided with an explanation as to what and why they are studying. Building relevance is absolutely crucial to ensure that students understand and appreciate the importance of studying the past and the impact past events have on

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