Selection and Establishment               ofFora, Discussion Boards/Groups
What is fora/forum?     A forum is public meeting     place for open discussion of     various topics. Online, a     forum...
The simplistic definition of aforum is a place wherepeople have the ability tostart communication (in theform of threads) ...
Basic Structure of a Forum       the forum itself,       its categories,       the topics and       the messages.
Basic Structure of a Forum
Users of a Forum    Forum Owner    Moderator    User
Users of a Forum
Example of Forum
Discussion Boards/Groups        A discussion board is an        asynchronous        communication tool that        allows ...
Example of threads
Discussion Board is animportant       tool   forinterpersonal interactionand can replicate therobust discussions thattake ...
It can serve a range of purposes, such as:An online meeting place for social interaction among peers.An additional mediu...
Discussion       boards,discussion       forums,bulletin boards, andmessage boards typicallyrefer to the same type ofsystem.
Live chats provide for synchronouscommunication (all at the same time),whereas discussion boards providefor asynchronous c...
Examples of Discussion Boards
Examples of Discussion Boards
Examples of Discussion Boards
Examples of Discussion Boards
The End..THANK YOU!!!
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Fora, discussion boards

  1. 1. Selection and Establishment ofFora, Discussion Boards/Groups
  2. 2. What is fora/forum? A forum is public meeting place for open discussion of various topics. Online, a forum may also be referred to as a bulletin board or discussion area.
  3. 3. The simplistic definition of aforum is a place wherepeople have the ability tostart communication (in theform of threads) and replyto other peoples threads.
  4. 4. Basic Structure of a Forum the forum itself, its categories, the topics and the messages.
  5. 5. Basic Structure of a Forum
  6. 6. Users of a Forum Forum Owner Moderator User
  7. 7. Users of a Forum
  8. 8. Example of Forum
  9. 9. Discussion Boards/Groups A discussion board is an asynchronous communication tool that allows one individual to post a comment or question online.
  10. 10. Example of threads
  11. 11. Discussion Board is animportant tool forinterpersonal interactionand can replicate therobust discussions thattake place in thetraditional classroom.
  12. 12. It can serve a range of purposes, such as:An online meeting place for social interaction among peers.An additional medium for collaboration and the exchange of ideas.A record of discussion which can be reviewed at a later point.
  13. 13. Discussion boards,discussion forums,bulletin boards, andmessage boards typicallyrefer to the same type ofsystem.
  14. 14. Live chats provide for synchronouscommunication (all at the same time),whereas discussion boards providefor asynchronous communication(discussion over time).
  15. 15. Examples of Discussion Boards
  16. 16. Examples of Discussion Boards
  17. 17. Examples of Discussion Boards
  18. 18. Examples of Discussion Boards
  19. 19. The End..THANK YOU!!!
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