6 Ways to Get Students Engaged in a Distance Learning Course

How do you get and keep students engaged in an online course?  This is a critically important question.  Personal connection – that’s our answer.  Promoting social interaction, staying in constant communication, and building collaboration into the online learning environment is vital to student engagement.   We are by nature very social creatures.  Interaction and the feeling … Continue reading 6 Ways to Get Students Engaged in a Distance Learning Course

VIDEO: What makes Hawkes different? Take two minutes to find out!

Hawkes Learning is a different kind of e-publishing company. We care about the success of students and want to create the best materials to encourage a thorough understanding of the curriculum so students achieve that success. I can go on and on about our materials, but why read about them when you can watch a … Continue reading VIDEO: What makes Hawkes different? Take two minutes to find out!

This short video will get students interested in language

This quick TED-Ed Talk taught us about language using fun animation and easy-to-follow explanations. It breaks down the following: Prescriptivism - the linguistic approach that says language should follow consistent rules and informs others of common, established patterns in language Descriptivism - the linguistic approach that strives to learn and map the differences in languages without pushing for … Continue reading This short video will get students interested in language