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Managing Controversy in the Online Classroom | Faculty Focus

Managing Controversy in the Online Classroom | Faculty Focus | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Controversy can erupt in any learning situation, and knowing how to manage it is an important skill for any instructor.

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I really try to handle real controversy in a person-to-person way. Sometimes with on-line courses this might not be possible. Here arre some other recommended methods. Video conferencing is another way to document and connect for a virtual person-to-person resolution of conflict.

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The goal of any online course should be to incorporate communication an interaction, which opens up the potential for controversy.  This post provides advice on how to manage this

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The Bamboo Project : The Six 21st Century Skills You REALLY Need

The Bamboo Project : The Six 21st Century Skills You REALLY Need | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Given the work that I do, I'm a sucker for skill lists. As our work worlds grow ever more complex and challenging, it seems that the skills themselves become more complex too. Increasingly, though, I've begun to believe that these...

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The Role of Socratic Questioning in Thinking, Teaching, and Learning

The Role of Socratic Questioning in Thinking, Teaching, and Learning | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

While there are numerous ways in which Socratic Questioning can be effectively executed in the classroom, there are a set of principles, which guide a Socratic dialog. In this section, these principles are laid out in the form of directives.


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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 5:37 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…

How to get students to participate in Online Discussions… | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
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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