Online Classroom newsletter has been helping educators develop and define the world of online education since its inception in 2001. Issue after issue, we look at the challenges and opportunities presented by this dynamic, fast-growing teaching medium.
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Learn several design and facilitation ideas to help you create a better learning experience for your students. Youll see examples of online discussion activities, including student posts and instructor feedback to those posts as well as an assessment rubric template you can use to evaluate the quality of your online discussions and help you adapt what you learn in this webinar to your own online courses.
Gain a variety of strategies to create discussion board activities that your students find interesting and also strategies to effectively facilitate discussions and manage the workload related to reading and grading posts.
Gain a broad base of knowledge and insight to help you build a strong learning community.
Discover a fresh look at how you can help students sharpen their writing and function at a higher level of competence in an online community of learners.
A half-dozen research-based, easy-to-implement practices to keep your students more engaged, more successful in their learning, and more satisfied with their online classroom experience.
Implementing Universal Design for Learning/Instruction (UDL/I) methods delivers a better learning experience, greater academic success, and improved student retention.
Given the increase in online teaching, instructors need to make sure online discussion is genuinely promoting student engagement and helping reach the course’s learning goals. Learn to use common coaching techniques to improve the quality of your online discussion groups, keep students on task, and advance learning.