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Tips for Engaging Students in Meaningful Discussions (Online and F2F)

Tips for Engaging Students in Meaningful Discussions (Online and F2F) | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

December 4, 2014
Here is another wonderful visual from Mia MacMeekin featuring a number of tips and ideas on how to facilitate online discussions.

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Lots of prompts you can use to start or keep discussions going...

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Online Discussion Questions That Work

Online Discussion Questions That Work | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Most online faculty know that discussion is one of the biggest advantages of online education.
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Case studies and controversy are excellent ways to get lively discussions going..

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15 Tips For Facilitating Online Discussion | Edudemic

15 Tips For Facilitating Online Discussion | Edudemic | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Facilitating discussions in the classroom is infinitely easier than online discussions.

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Check out the infographic with tips for setting up your online discussions, prompts for encouraging conversations, and ideas for grading effectively.

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Tips for Building Social Presence in Your Online Class

Tips for Building Social Presence in Your Online Class | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Oliver Dreon:

 

You’ve been assigned your first online class to teach and you feel like you’re ready. You’ve done your homework and learned the ins and outs of the institution’s course management system.


Via Dennis T OConnor
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I not only require my students to introduce themselves, but to reply to at least one other student's introduction, so they get to know their online classmates. This semester, my students commented a number of times on how much they had learned from each other! 

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, May 13, 2013 5:55 PM

Solid, common sense adivce.  Does your online course have these features?