Map and Align with
CLEAR Course DesignTM
Credit Hour Licensure Engagement Accreditation Regular & Substantive Interaction
Higher Education & K-12 Education
United States Worldwide
Educators are Brain Changers
"Every class, assignment, and experience reshapes each student’s brain through neuroplasticity."
INTERACT123TM promotes neuroplasticity using a pioneering application that enables educators to easily and creatively balance curriculum requirements and student engagement in alignment with evidence-based practices, regulations, and policies.
In just three steps, mitigate content, workload, and cognitive overload to support optimal learning and student retention.
INTERACT123TM is the only tool that supports alignment with CLEAR Course DesignTM for online, hybrid, HyFlex, and onsite courses:
Regular & Substantive Interaction
No More Spreadsheets or "Guesstimations"
Regular & Substantive Interaction,
Credit Hour Alignment, and Innovation
Optimize dashboards to support active learning and balance workload
Ensure time is built in for student preparation, practice, and application to support cognition, metacognition, and transfer of learning
“Assigning too much work can diminish its effectiveness
and even make it counter-productive” Strenger (2018)
Three Types of Engagement
Support Instructor-Student, Student-Content, Student-Student engagement
Collaborate with other instructors, instructional designers, and Subject Matter Experts on course design and redesign
Identify "at-risk weeks" with too much or too little content
Look for "front loaded" courses, like below, that can impact early attrition
Use the dashboards to move toward optimal design, balance, and engagement
Utilize the auto-generated course conspectus, which includes weekly lesson plans, for course design and redesign
Showcase active learning, Universal Design for Learning, and inclusive pedagogy
Demonstrate Regular and Substantive Interaction and alignment with student learning outcomes, accreditation, and licensure
Use for course and program reviews as well as substantive change submissions
Frontiers Blogs, March 2, 2023
Regular and Substantive Interaction: Resources to Support Learning, Neuroplasticity, and Regulations