Rebuilding Arcadia Series - Module One - Introduction

Course Description

Rebuilding Arcadia explores a steampunk world where you interact with characters of your choice.  As an interdisciplinary course, it covers themes across multiple subjects.

Themes include:

  • the construction and loss of identity
  • freedom and responsibility
  • the nature of power
  • relationships and community

Course Lesson List

Introduction and Resources
Icebreaker Activity - Your Study Habits
Group Calendars and Materials
What is Self-Regulated Learning? Creative Journal Task
Why focus on Self-Regulated Learning?
Creative Journal Tasks
Evaluating your Learning - Levels 1-3
Evaluating your Learning - Levels 4-5
Neo-Victorianism and the Steampunk Genre
Principles for Interpreting Art
Character Analysis - Academic Journal Task 1
Interpreting Art - Academic Journal Task 2
Working Definitions - Academic Journal Task 3
Introduction to Steampunk
Suggested Steampunk Readings
Creating your own Knowledge Base

Frequently Asked Questions

I'd like to join a study group and get a discount. How do we organize this?

Please use the Contact Page on our website - Arcadia E Learning - for your request. Include the full names, emails, and time zone of your group members. Discounts apply, when 3 or more students enroll. Contact Page:

I've enrolled but can't see any lessons. What's wrong?

Lessons are published in a drip-feed cycle, so they're available 1-5 days after enrollment. You'll receive an email each time a new lesson is published.

How do I navigate from one lesson to the next?

Scroll down to the end of the page, click MARK COMPLETE. This shows teachers that you've finished the lesson. Then click on the NEXT button.

I'm having trouble navigating the course/having technical problems. Help!

You can find help here: You can also ask for help in the blue chat-box (bottom-right corner) on this page.

Can I get an Academic Journal Task marked?

Your Academic Journal Tasks will be marked, if you book a private marking lesson with a teacher. To book a lesson visit the Book Lessons Page - Remember to include your full name, the name of the module (for example, Academic Module 1 - Introduction) and the Lesson Title, when communicating with your teacher.

Can we connect on Social Media?

Yes, you can. Please follow Kayley on Goodreads. Other teachers will have their own social media accounts. Contact them directly for more information.

I'm a student and I'd like to review the course and offer feedback. Do you offer discounts in return?

Feedback is always welcome. Please contact us through the website - - to find out more.

I'm a teacher and I'd like to offer feedback/collaborate on the course. Is this possible?

Certainly. All feedback and assistance is very much appreciated. Please contact us at Arcadia E Learning for more details. Contact Page:

I'm a teacher, can we discuss teaching strategies for this course?

Yes, please use the Contact Page for your initial request:

What is the focus of this course and why are you teaching it?

This course is part of a research project into self-regulated learning. We need your feedback on what works well, what needs to be explained in more detail, and what you'd like to change.

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