Do you struggle with making discussions in your online courses interesting and engaging? Is your course full of bland “one post, two reply” discussions that make your students gag?
It is time to “break the humdrum” of online discussions and get inspired to create online discussions that create valuable learning experiences for your students. This ebook contains eleven different types of online discussions to “spice up” your online discussion repertoire.
With a combined twenty years as academic instructional designers, Dr. Lisa Kidder, Ph.D., and Mark Cooper, MBA, have helped many faculty create more engaging online courses. Drawing upon their experience, your online discussions will provide students with:
- More organized and structured discussions
- Increased social presence and student motivation
- Clear directions
- Well defined expectations
Take the first set in providing a more engaging online experience to your students where they can practice more active learning by reading Breaking the Humdrum of Discussions, don’t wait!