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eL210- 2017 OCT Effective Online Discussions (eLearning 210, online format...

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WORKSHOP: eL210- Effective Online Discussions

PREREQUISITES: eL101-Intro to Canvas

DATES: October 2 to October 27, 2017 (online, any hours, 6-10 hours each week)

LOCATION: Online via Canvas

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Join us for this fully online workshop focusing on the topic of facilitating effective online discussions. Research verifies again and again that cognitive learning is enhanced for students who engage in effective online discussions. Join us to explore:

  • Effective wasy to explain discussions to students
  • How to teach critical thinking
  • Crafting discussions that reflect authentic and meaningful topics
  • Identify discussion types and which is best for your course and facilitation (i.e., controversial, informational, research-based, debates)
  • Effective facilitation of discussions
  • Strategies for keeping the discussion going/drawing out further responses
  • Overcoming challenges with discussions (time, participation, content, appropriateness)
  • Structuring discussions for effective participation (groups vs. whole class, initial posts and replies, instructor participation)
  • Designing effective discussion guidelines, rules, netiquette
  • Grading discussions with formative feedback
  • Ways to use discussions with hybrid courses


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