Coordinating responses: A team approach to facilitating online discussion forums


APR, 2020
Digital Learning
Teaching & Learning

Learning Innovations
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Managing online discussion forums with a large group of students can seem overwhelming. Employing sustainable facilitation practices to encourage students to lead the discussions (social learning), rather than relying on the teaching team, is key.

You’ll find tips some useful tips on how to engage students in discussion, and keep conversations going, on the DTeach website.

In this guide, we’ll look at how teaching teams can coordinate facilitation of discussion forums to provide a consistent experience and make best use of your team’s time.

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