Effective Online Discussions Mini-Course

Effective Online Discussions: An OIA Online Mini-Course – Thursday, August 17 to Sunday, August 21, 2016

An online discussion can be a powerful tool that enhances your face-to-face, fully online, or blended course. This five-day fully online mini course will introduce you to strategies for designing and facilitating effective online discussions that expand student exposure to curriculum, deepen learning, and increase student engagement.  You will learn how to create innovative learning activities that encourage critical thinking and shift responsibility for learning to students. (This online mini course is asynchronous. Expect to spend one to two hours per day for five days to complete assignments.  Please note that the mini course schedule includes weekend days.)

 Facilitated by Sue Howell, Ph.D.Sure Howell