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Are introverted children hurt by classroom focus on participation and group ... - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Are introverted children hurt by classroom focus on participation and group ...Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)With often-crowded, high-stimulation rooms and a focus on oral performance for class participation, he said, “in many ways, the modern... -- Here is strong justification for using discussions in online courses. Shy students exist at all levels, right up through graduate school.

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Using Threaded Discussions Effectively in Online Courses - Designing Online Courses: A Primer

"The most popular communication tool used in online courses is asynchronous threaded discussions. In the following chapter, we will briefly summarize the literature on the importance of threaded discussions and describe some strategies on how to use them effectively in online courses."

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Another step forward in the creation of an advanced online discussion forum

Another step forward in the creation of an advanced online discussion forum | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
In this next article in the series on designing a database model for an online discussion forum, I continue to add features to the model. Firstly, I will enhance the post table. Then, I will deal with post categories and up/downvoting functionality.
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Using Stellar Web Content to Create Engaging Online Class Discussions

Engaging content is your conversation starter in an online class discussion.
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How to Foster Critical Thinking, Student Engagement in Online Discussions

How to Foster Critical Thinking, Student Engagement in Online Discussions | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
Robust online discussions are nurtured through clear expectations, carefully crafted questions, timely and useful feedback, and creative facilitation.
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5 Tips to Spark Lively Online Discussions Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

5 Tips to Spark Lively Online Discussions Infographic  - e-Learning Infographics | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
5 Tips to Spark Lively Online Discussions Infographic. Online Discussions Infographic.
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The Three Cs of Online Discussion: Connection, Collaboration, Convenience

The Three Cs of Online Discussion: Connection, Collaboration, Convenience | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
And three reasons it's worth trying an online discussion in your traditional classroom.
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Fostering an Active Online Discussion | GradHacker | InsideHigherEd

Fostering an Active Online Discussion | GradHacker | InsideHigherEd | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it

" . . . the question becomes: how do we build a digital community that fulfills the pedagogical importance of peer-to-peer communication? In my courses, the answer has proven to be an active online discussion forum. . . ."

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How Introverts can Excel in Online Discussions

How Introverts can Excel in Online Discussions | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
Tips from our career and business expert on how to utilize your strengths as an introvert to make online discussions productive.
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EdTechnocation: 3 Ways to Have Online Discussions with Google Classroom - Linkis.com

EdTechnocation: 3 Ways to Have Online Discussions with Google Classroom - Linkis.com | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
Looking forward to trying this!! EdTechnocation: 3 Ways to Have Online Discussions with Google Classroom http://t.co/OosZq0gzpD
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Discussion Board Online Discussions For Blended Learning How To, Online Blended Learning ~ sobachnik.com

Discussion Board Online Discussions For Blended Learning How To, Online Blended Learning ~ sobachnik.com | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
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The benefits of commenting in online discussions

The benefits of commenting in online discussions | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
Do you join the debate or sit on the sidelines in online discussions? Craig Chadburn, Social Media Manager, BTGS, champions speaking out…
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Building Better Online and Blended Classroom Discussions by Design

These are slides supporting our presentation, "Building Better Online and Blended Classroom Discussions by Design," by Jason Neiffer and Mike Agostinelli at th…
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Individual and social benefits of online discussion forums

"Highlights•Online discussion forums have benefits at individual and society level.•They are positively linked to well-being for stigmatised group members.•Online discussion forum use is linked to offline civic engagement in related areas.•Identification with other forum users mediates the above relationships.•Online discussion forums are of greater applied importance than has been realized."
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Tips on how to write a great discussion board post in an online college course

Tips on how to write a great discussion  board post in an online college course | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
f are taking an online class, you probably know that the discussion posting plays an important role.
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Fostering an Active Online Discussion | GradHacker | InsideHigherEd

Fostering an Active Online Discussion | GradHacker | InsideHigherEd | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
Fostering an Active Online Discussion | GradHacker | InsideHigherEd http://t.co/KOoGXBZarA #highered #onlinelearning
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Making a more advanced online discussion forum

Making a more advanced online discussion forum | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
Continuing my series of articles on designing a database model for an online discussion forum, I will add some more advanced features to my initial concept.
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Online Discussions: You’re Asking the Wrong Question

Online Discussions: You’re Asking the Wrong Question | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
Much has been written about how to compose effective online discussion prompts, but what's often missing are thoughts about the purpose of the discussion.
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How to Foster Critical Thinking, Student Engagement in Online Discussions

How to Foster Critical Thinking, Student Engagement in Online Discussions | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
Robust online discussions are nurtured through clear expectations, carefully crafted questions, timely and useful feedback, and creative facilitation.
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Learning / Teaching: Downsizing Online Discussions

Learning / Teaching: Downsizing Online Discussions | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it

"The place where we're really feeling the pinch is in our online discussion forums. We've tried a variety of formats, including several of the standard threaded discussions in our Canvas learning management system, some discussions that are more like a physical mailroom bulletin board in Padlet, and some that are text/image-centered, audio/visual discussions, via VoiceThread. ..."

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10 Netiquette Tips For Online Discussions - eLearning Industry

10 Netiquette Tips For Online Discussions - eLearning Industry | Discussions in Online Courses | Scoop.it
Looking for Netiquette Tips For Online Discussions? Check the 10 Netiquette Tips For Online Discussions!
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