Designing Purposeful Online Discussions

This recorded webinar series provides supplementary guidance to faculty working with Academic Partnership’s (AP) Instructional Designers (ID) and those seeking professional development opportunities to improve their online teaching and learning skill set. By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the learning theories behind high quality online discussions.
  • Explain the initial considerations that should reviewed before including a discussion board.
  • Revise a discussion prompt using best practices.
  • Set expectations for student interaction and responses within a discussion board.
  • Recognize additional strategies for discussion improvement and engagement.

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