Discusses a case study from a distance-learning introductory psychology course. An online activity was developed. The activity was based on recent principles of best practice and learning pedagogy including: fostering a sense of community, encouraging deep level learning, and moving toward mastery of course concepts. Students participated in a formative online task in which they rated New Zealand birds.
Weaver, N. E., & Peters, H. L. (2009). Rate the New Zealand birds: Applying best practice pedagogy to online activities. In Teaching and Learning/EFest Conference, Universal College of Learning, Palmerston North.