Month: February 2021
Design for engagement: Role play in online discussions
Photo by Larry Costales on Unsplash The role play approach encourages students to examine a topic or problem from different perspectives. There are a few approaches for designing a role […]
Design for engagement: the 3:2:1 discussion format
3:2:1 prompting Setting clear expectations is crucial in online writing activities. Vague instructions can bring vague results. Asking students to ‘post any questions you may have’ to a discussion forum […]
Design for engagement: Instructional design for critical thinking
Research points to various factors which contribute to successful online discussion activities.