Managing online classes can be a challenge. The student isn’t in front of us; so it is easy to grade what is in “needs grading” and think we are on track. Continue reading
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
Do you struggle with engaging your online learners in their discussion posts before your weekly deadline??