The course is designed for educators who want to learn the fundamentals or enhance their knowledge about online discussion boards. It will will provide you with the best practices in discussion board design and some advanced tips and tricks. The content has been split into two parts: Unit 1 focuses mainly on best practices and high-level design. Unit 2 examines the benefits and challenges of 10 different types of online discussion boards, including outlining some strategies for success. The summative assessment requires you to apply what you have learned by creating materials that you can deploy in your online classroom immediately.
PD Hours: 5 Hours
Course Length: Rolling Enrollment
Course Delivery: Self-facilitated