Transcript of "From Black Board To Wikis, Blogs, And Beyond Critical Thinking Through Discussion"
From BlackBoard to Wikis, Blogs and Beyond: Critical Thinking Through Discussion
Discussion in the Classroom How do we make it work?
<ul><li>In a class of 25 students, how many are actively engaged during a class discussion at one time? 4% </li></ul><ul><li>In groups of four? 24% </li></ul><ul><li>In pairs? 50%. </li></ul><ul><li>Online? 100% </li></ul>
Put yourself in their place. What are you doing during a meeting?
Seem a bit… overwhelming? Isn’t everything new… at first?
<ul><li>Socrates’ Theory of Knowledge: </li></ul><ul><li>He was convinced that the surest way to attain reliable knowledge was through the practice of disciplined conversation. He called this method dialectic . </li></ul><ul><li>Socratic Seminar Handout </li></ul>
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