Online Collaborative Groups
How to Make Them Work
English Comp/Lit Faculty
Southwestern Community College
Technology Trainer and Part-Time Faculty
Orange Coast College & Kaplan University
Jill Golden – Moderator
Faculty and Online Faculty Coordinator
Orange Coast College
You can implement successful online groups.
Even though you may have managed student
groups successfully in face-to-face classes, they
can be more challenging when teaching online.
Come and participate with experienced online
faculty in an open, talk show-style discussion.
Get your questions answered. Discover tips and
guidelines for adapting this important teaching
strategy to an online environment. With careful
planning, you can use Blackboard, Moodle, or
even the Web to create a
fun, collaborative, learning environment.
Why are you passionate about collaborative
Why not just do eLecture, activities and quizzes
Is there any correct way of setting up a
There are many issues and problems arise
during the group work
How do you avoid them?
How do you handle issues during the group
i.e., members not responding, etc.
Name Name Name
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Recommend one or more strategies
Suggest what to do next
Identify action items