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Seneca Libraries Bank of Interactive Learning Resources


The BOILR is a repository of interactive learning resources (ILRs) that have been reviewed and selected by librarians and faculty for use in courses.
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What do we consider an Interactive Learning Resource (ILR)?

Component Criteria Examples
"Interactive" Requires active student input (as opposed to passive) Answering an online quiz question; pressing "next" on a tutorial; following steps of a game
"Learning" Engages multiple modes of learning Visual; auditory; reading; kinesthetic
"Resource" Guides student through a series of actions to complete learning Online object that is available publicly or through a Seneca licence

What do we not consider an Interactive Learning Resource (ILR)?

Resources which do not require active student input (i.e., are passive) including:

  • Videos with no built-in engagement component
  • Textual resource guides
  • Podcasts
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