MANIC Online Discussions

I recently read an interesting article that described an instructional technique used to improve online discussions.  In the article, “Facilitating Online Discussions at a MANIC Pace: A New Strategy for an Old Problem”, authors Curry and Cook review research from past educators and identify pros and cons to online discussions.  The authors reveal a new strategy, called MANIC, that can be used by educators to facilitate quality online discussions.  Continue reading