- Use multiple choice questions, but follow it up with a reflective or discursive task relating to the knowledge it is testing
- Use peer review but give opportunities for students to respond to the peers’ feedback. Do not make it anonymous
- Have an online journal for students to combining curriculum with own interests. Have a space for an inline (meta-contextual) dialogue between tutor and students
- Start forum discussions and respond to students posts. Ask for personal accounts and avoid questions which have yes/no answers or are which are right or wrong
- Make Moodle an addictive interface by having useful information, contributions from peers and additions to their site obvious from the site front page through an updates stream. Make it feel a dynamic, personal space for student learning. Do not require students to drill down into courses to see what has changed or been contributed by peers
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There are more examples in the post. Facebook also offers best practices such as making sure your business intelligence solutions can track users who connect with Facebook to track their retention, monetization and virals.
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