"When it comes to facilitating online classroom engagement, discussion boards are a great go-to. They’re practically omnipresent; a tool used in every virtual classroom in every college curriculum. Ideally, the boards not only fuel student engagement, but they also facilitate critical thinking and a sense of community in online environments."—Source: Faculty Focus
WHY THIS MATTERS:
There can be a certain level of disenchantment with online course discussion boards, which can lead to rote commenting and lackluster discourse. Faculty Focus shares tips to help keep participants more engaged.