Evaluting Online Disscusion

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Evaluting Online Disscusion

  1. 1. Done By: Qais Al-Maqbali & Amer Al-Abri Tech4102
  2. 2. Evaluation of Discussion participation using discussion forum in Tech3000 This study analyzed discussion forum in Dissemination of educational innovation Course, which is one of the requirements courses in the Instruction and learning technology department, in college of Education, in Sultan Qaboos University. This course aims at increasing the students’ awareness of dissemination models and strategies. It emphasizes the four major areas of the adoption process: awareness, interest, observation, and adoption of educational innovation. It also gives the students the skills needed for planned educational change, and production of a diffusion plan for any educational innovation. Study Questions Course Background Evaluation Instrument Results Tools Advantages Tools Limitation Suggestions
  3. 3. This course was given as face to face course and also require participation in discussion forums in model . It used discussion forums to help the students and teacher to discuss and exchange ideas on topics related to course. Evaluation of Discussion participation using discussion forum in Tech3000 Study Questions Course Background Evaluation Instrument Results Tools Advantages Tools Limitation Suggestions
  4. 4. <ul><li>The study aimed to answer two question : </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>To what extent is the effectiveness of utilization of the discussion form in this course? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the quality and quantity of each student to participate in the discussion form? </li></ul>Evaluation of Discussion participation using discussion forum in Tech3000 Study Questions Course Background Evaluation Instrument Results Tools Advantages Tools Limitation Suggestions
  5. 5. Study Questions Course Background Evaluation Instrument Results Tools Advantages Tools Limitation Suggestions <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>We used discussion content analysis indicators tools to analyze the quantity and quality of participation of students in the discussion form. </li></ul><ul><li>This tool will contain three indicators, which were: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Degree of participation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interaction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cognitive and content-related posts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Our research highlights the need for careful qualitative research and content analysis of individual postings since quantitative studies that merely count the number of postings may not necessarily lead to an understanding of what actually happened in the interactions. </li></ul>Evaluation of Discussion participation using discussion forum in Tech3000
  6. 6. <ul><li>Degree of participation </li></ul><ul><li>1- The total number of messages per student in the course. </li></ul><ul><li>2- Number of messages per student </li></ul>Evaluation of Discussion participation using discussion forum in Tech3000 Study Questions Course Background Evaluation Instrument Results Tools Advantages Tools Limitation Suggestions Number of students Total number of messages assumed to be sent Actual total number of messages sent by students Percent 32 160 155 96.87% Number of messages per student Frequency Percent of students 2 7 21.88 3 4 12.5 4 5 15.63 5 6 18.75 6 6 18.75 7 4 12.5 8 1 3.13 9 5 15.63
  7. 7. 3- Lengths of message per student Evaluation of Discussion participation using discussion forum in Tech3000 Study Questions Course Background Evaluation Instrument Results Tools Advantages Tools Limitation Suggestions Lengths of message per student Frequency Percent of message 2-5 statement 25 16.12% 5- 15 39 25.16% 15- 30 62 4.00% 30 and more 29 18.71%
  8. 8. Evaluation of Discussion participation using discussion forum in Tech3000 Study Questions Course Background Evaluation Instrument Results Tools Advantages Tools Limitation Suggestions 2- Interaction Examples of responses Percent Patterns * It was note required 0% Self-introduction. One other reasons why the teacher does not apply 53% Statements that comment on another message. The most important step is adapt innovation It is important to adapt the innovation 4% Repeating information in another message . I agree with you ,i think that the …… 43% Responding to accept or reject others’ views and opinions without explanation.
  9. 9. <ul><li>Time and place independence </li></ul><ul><li>All students have a voice without the need to fight for 'airtime', as in a face-to-face situation </li></ul><ul><li>Many to many interaction may enhance peer learning </li></ul><ul><li>Answers to questions can be seen by all </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion is potentially richer than in a face to face classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Process of learning more visible to all. </li></ul>Evaluation of Discussion participation using discussion forum in Tech3000 Study Questions Course Background Evaluation Instrument Results Tools Advantages Tools Limitation Suggestions
  10. 10. <ul><li>Communication takes place via written messages so learners with poor writing skills may be at a disadvantage </li></ul><ul><li>The normal repair strategies of synchronous communication are not available and misunderstandings may be harder to overcome </li></ul><ul><li>Context and reference of messages may be unclear so misunderstandings may occur. </li></ul>Evaluation of Discussion participation using discussion forum in Tech3000 Study Questions Course Background Evaluation Instrument Results Tools Advantages Tools Limitation Suggestions
  11. 11. <ul><li>As the result of our study, students Participated effectively in discussion forum, we suggest to increase online discussion. </li></ul><ul><li>we find that the instructor had only one post, we suggest to increase the response by the instructor to motivate student participation and to guide them. </li></ul>Evaluation of Discussion participation using discussion forum in Tech3000 Study Questions Course Background Evaluation Instrument Results Tools Advantages Tools Limitation Suggestions
  12. 12. The End Evaluation of Discussion participation using discussion forum in Tech3000 Study Questions Course Background Evaluation Instrument Results Tools Advantages Tools Limitation Suggestions

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