Tag: discussion boards

7 Rules of Netiquette (Infographic)

Netiquette – or “internet etiquette” refers to the the code of behavior governing respectful and productive online interaction. The infographic below, created by Touro College’s Department of Online Education, highlights 7 key netiquette rules to keep in mind!

The Four Cs of Online Education

A school’s role is complex and constantly developing. What began as means through which to teach a trade evolved into a forum through which to impart knowledge. Today’s classrooms go beyond these original objectives and are intended to “prepare all…

How to Write Good Discussion Questions

For a fantastic guide to writing good discussion questions, take a look at the chart below from “Generating and Facilitating Engaging and Effective Online Discussions” from the University of Oregon’s Teaching Effectiveness Program.

Active Learning Techniques in Online Courses

Active learning is an engaging form of learning that involves higher-order thinking skills such as evaluation, synthesis, and analysis. It is much more effective than the passive learning that occurs when students simply listen to a lecture or watch a powerpoint presentation. When engaged in active learning, students are forced to process and apply the information that they learned.

Watch this video to understand how professors of online courses can create opportunities for active learning.