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Highlighted changes for students and teachers v 2.8

Highlighted changes for students and teachers v 2.8



Forthcoming changes to EnglishCentral for both teachers and students.

Forthcoming changes to EnglishCentral for both teachers and students.



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    Highlighted changes for students and teachers v 2.8 Highlighted changes for students and teachers v 2.8 Document Transcript

    • Highlighted changes for students and teachers OVERVIEW This August, EnglishCentral will be making some changes to the way students learn on EnglishCentral. These changes will dramatically improve the experience of learning English on EnglishCentral. This will not affect the class page, student progress and reports or any LMS features. The major changes are:  A redesigned video player with improved performance and functionality  Vocabulary quizzing within the player (except course video lessons)  Modal instructions in the side bar of the video detail page and 1,2,3,4 pathway  A new progress tracking ribbon at the top of every page  Automatic favoriting of words and populating of the vocabulary quiz FEATURE CHANGES The progress ribbon  Students now gain experience points for each video lesson studied.  Persistent view of progress ribbon at the top of every page Experience points are awarded for completion of each part of the video lesson.
    • The Video Player WATCH  New design and increased speed and performance enhancement  Students are seamlessly directed through Watch | Learn | Speak | Quiz  Repeat button now both repeats a line and slows it down A new start screen. Students can click any word to study it. Selected words will be added to the final vocabulary quiz.
    • LEARN  Easy to type interface. Use the “enter” key to advance.
    • SPEAK  Interactive display and prompt to speak, mid screen.  Students prompted to rerecord for lines with low scores (red or yellow)  Compare button appears for low scored spoken lines A new start screen for SPEAK
    • QUIZ VOCABULARY  Students get credit (meet goals) for words learned in the quiz  Quiz now fully integrated in the player (except for course video lessons)  Improved start screen showing study words (both set and selected by student)
    • MODAL SIDE BAR NAVIGATION  Students can easily navigate sections of each video lessons  Students can clearly see the points acquired for each video lesson  Students can see their finished result for Speak and Quiz  Final screen indicates total score of the quiz and prompts for the next video.  Students will have to use their browser’s “return” button to return to the class page to study the next video selected by the teacher.
    • MY WORDS Redesigned for easy student review and self-study Remove words already known, filter by word difficulty Hear word pronunciation and click the word to view example cliplists Multiple categories of words for instant study – “Ready To Quiz” Easily filter you words for “quick quizzing”.
    • CHANGES FOR TEACHERS ADD TO CLASS  Add individual videos to the class with the large Add To Class selector Pronunciation Report (Premium students only)  Now shows all the weak (red) and average (yellow) phonemes that challenge a student Video Details (Transcript)  Improved formatting of the transcript  Studied words are now clearly shown  Easy to print transcript
    • …………………………………………………………………………………… We hope you and your students enjoy this new and improved video lesson experience. If you have questions, please let us know by contacting us directly HERE.