That is a question we often receive from instructors considering teaching online.
Did you know that online discussions can build a learning community, engage and encourage learners, and develop thinking and writing skills? Did you know that online discussions is also a way to meet the rules for federal aid eligibility that require “regular and substantive interaction” between students and instructors in distance education?
We have compiled the best practices and strategies of creating effective online discussions. Contact CELTT for consultation on designing engaging discussion questions or to learn how to use Laulima’s discussion tools.