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Applying and Integrating Media and Technology for Learning and Traditional and Post Modern Classroom.
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Understanding the Instructor’s Role in Facilitating Online Discussions - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus

Understanding the Instructor’s Role in Facilitating Online Discussions - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
As I reviewed course evaluations after my first year of online teaching, an unexpected theme emerged: several students mentioned they wished I had been a bigger part of their discussions, primarily so they would know if they were on the right track. I naively assumed my silence during group discussion would be taken as evidence by students that their discussions were right on target, but this was not the case at all. Students needed more reassurance, especially since I was asking them to take very big risks in terms of explaining their understanding of a content area that was often new and challenging for them..

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Gust MEES's comment, June 22, 2012 2:37 PM
Hi Dennis,

Thanks for this one ;)

Have a nice w/e
Gust
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How to get students to participate in Online Discussions…

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This is the first post in a triplet series on how to create effective discussions in an online learning environment. This post discusses how course instructors can shape and create robust and rich ...

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