Online Course-in-a-Box

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Fostering Student-to-Student 连ions

Best Practices

  • Provide opportunities for students to engage socially. 5
  • 建立 intentional learning communities. Set clear standards and structure for students to engage with one another through discussion boards, peer evaluation, and group work. 4
  • Use technology to enhance collaboration.

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  • 设计 discussions and group assignments carefully. 502 Bad Gateway|赌钱现金网2
  • Want more ideas? Check out this tip sheet for more information on how to foster student-to-student interactions in your online course.


Icebreaker Discussion Examples (Word)

  1. Baird, D. E., & Fisher, M. (2005/06). Neomillennial user experience design strategies: Utilizing social networking media to support “always on” learning styles. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 34(1),5-32。
  2. Bart, M. (2011). Fostering student interaction in the online classroom. Faculty Focus.
  3. Beldarrain, Y. (2006). Distance education trends: Integrating new technologies to foster student interaction and collaboration. Distance Education, 27(2),139-153。
  4. Palloff, R. M., & Pratt, K. (2007). 建立ing online learning communities: Effective strategies for the virtual classroom. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
  5. Slagter van Tryona, P. J., & Bishop, M. J. (2009). Theoretical foundations for enhancing social connectedness in online learning environments. Distance Education, 30(3),291-315。