There are many approaches to developing inclusive discussion which motivates students to participate and share learning, but the one I have found to work best I learned from the University of Phoenix. It is called ABC Facilitation.
A = Acknowledge
B = Build
C = Conclude
So, what does this mean and how does it work?
“A“ means to acknowledge what the students has posted. In my discussions, I post a starter to the discussion to which students must respond by…Continue
Added by Gloria Bobbie, PhD (ABD) on January 26, 2017 at 12:21pm — No Comments
Our online students are in a very different situation from those in the traditional classroom. In the traditional class room discussion the students sit in a chair and see and hear the facilitator. In the online class room the student sits in a chair and sees a computer screen. The online student often wonders if anyone is even reading what he or she posts and not feeling included can take away motivation to participate.
One thing I have learned in my 20 or so years of…Continue
Added by Gloria Bobbie, PhD (ABD) on January 4, 2017 at 7:20am — No Comments