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Online discussions advantages and disadvantages

Online discussions can be greatly beneficial to student learning and are often one of the first things lecturers consider when moving elements of their courses and modules online as part of a blanded learning strategy. Online discussions need careful planning if they are to be successful, but as a precursor you might like to consider […]

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Tips for successful online discussions

Discussion fora are often made available by staff for their students to use, but often these are seen as ‘bolt on’ additions to curricula, rather than planned, integrated activities that enrich and add value to student learning. The following checklist can help you in planning effective online discussions in your course: Plan ahead Map out […]

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