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Facilitating online discussions

Online Discussions

The facilitation of online discussions, both synchronously and asynchronously, is an important part of engaging students. This section breaks the topic into four categories:

  1. Introductions and Community-Building: Student-to-student conversation, interaction, and support creating a comfortable and trusting social presence.
  2. Initial Content Engagement: Students think about what they already might know about a new idea, concept, problem, or closely related concept.
  3. Investigation and Research: Builds on the student’s understandings and expands the knowledge base needed to apply and use the knowledge.
  4. Integration and Documentation: Require students to use their new content knowledge to solve problems, investigate related questions, and make predictions.

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Keywords:online discussions   Doc ID:103895
Owner:Timmo D.Group:Center for Teaching, Learning & Mentoring
Created:2020-07-13 09:30 CDTUpdated:2021-08-31 13:38 CDT
Sites:Center for Teaching, Learning & Mentoring
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