The UDG Agora Project Challenge Bank is one of the inspirations for the Ontario Extend program!

To Do:

  1. Explore the UDG Challenge bank (you can ever try a randomly selected one) and try one of the challenges.
  2. When entering your response for this activity, be sure to name and link to the specific UDG Agora Challenge you chose.
  3. After you make your submission, save the web address to your response (found in the green confirmation box) so you can use it later for your badge submission form. 

This activity is part of the Let’s Experiment section of the Experimenter Module.

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8 Responses for this Activity

  • Rethink your entire course – Just Like The Agora
    by Heather Melo (@Heather)

    I decided to complete the rethink your entire course activity. I love the opportunity to reimagine courses! Many of the courses I have taught have had outdated information available for student resources. The use of outdated information limits both their engagement and potential for relevant learning. The activity allowed me to rethink how I share more… »

  • Tools for Mobile Devices – Rethink an activity/Student created content
    by Kendra Allen (@Kendra)

    Originally I was looking for a challenge that was somewhat grande, but when I saw the “Rethink a course activity” and then “student created content” I remembered that I could start small and still significantly increase engagement. I have a WHMIS activity that is to demonstrate to my learners the importance of labelling. They are more… »

  • Why we need a Project Manager
    by John Colling (@johncolling)

    Some of the challenges were in Spanish, so it may it difficult to understand what was expected.  I used google translate to translate them to English.   I modifued the create a comic about your course, and showed a video that I use in my course from you tube that explains why we need a more… »

  • Brainstorming System Requirements using MindMeister
    by Jessica Joy (

    I certainly struggled to select an app for this challenge, given the nature of the program within which I teach, where technology is a critical component. I considered several options including Doodle, Trello, Basecamp, Clockify and Maplet; however, it was MindMiester that caught my attention. It’s been my experience that students engage very actively in more… »

  • Ode to Zoom with Acapella App!
    by Elan Paulson (@Elan Paulson)

    I am not musically inclined. I take in information least effectively through hearing. But I will be delivering a course/workshop that includes content on teaching with sound recordings. So when I was browsing the Agora challenges, I was attracted to the one that had participants explore the Acapella app. It was more difficult to create more… »

  • Active learning online-comics
    by Dorina Grossu (@dgrossu)

    I created this comic by using the smartphone. I accessed the website and created the short video in 5 min. As an inspiration, I used

  • Interactive Learning
    by Stephanie Müller (@smuller)

    Updating technology for Listening Comprehension

  • Agora Activity Bank: Identify OER and build a learning activity around them
    by Irene Stewart (@IrenequStewart)

    My deep dive is finding a YouTube video (CC) and adding questions with Playposit.

2 Resources for this Activity

  • UDG Agora Studios
    shared by Alan Levine (

    The workshop activities that integrated activities in the Challenge Bank

  • Welcome to the Agora
    shared by Alan Levine (

    “The UdG Agora is the site for University of Guadalajara (UdG) Student Centred and Mobile Learning Diploma. The goal of this faculty development program is for UdG professors to confidently integrate student centred and mobile learning strategies and activities in their courses.”

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