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This session was for faculty of the College of Education to discuss how to "Add Depth to Discussion" in an online environment, ie. Blackboard, wikis, blogs, Google Docs. All Links are live and active as of Sept. 15, 2011.
Please note: The formatting of the reference page didn't convert well.

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Depth to discussion1

  1. 1. Adding Depth to Discussion<br />IDEAS Room Faculty Discussion Session<br />Wendy Grojean<br />September 2011<br />
  2. 2. Blackboard Discussion Tools<br />Blog<br />Journal Entries-Group & Individual<br />Wikis<br />Discussion Board<br />
  3. 3. Other tools…<br />Tumblr<br />Blogger<br />Edublogs<br />GoogleDocs<br />Wikis-Google Sites & Wikispaces<br />What have you used? <br />
  4. 4. Tools & Pedagogy <br />Tools are not effective without good pedagogy.<br />Eight Tips for Facilitating Effective Online Discussion Forums<br />
  5. 5. Examples of Expectations<br />1.The Do's and Don'ts of Online Student Communication<br />2. The Core Rules of<br />3. Netiquette Guidelines-Paradigm Publishing<br />4. What expectations do you communicate with students?<br />
  6. 6. Questioning<br /><ul><li>Good questioning:</li></ul>-Eliminates plagiarism<br />-Models good instruction for teacher candidates<br /><ul><li>What questioning methods do you use?</li></li></ul><li>Questioning Resources<br /><ul><li>Question resources:
  7. 7. McKenzie “Questioning Tool Kit”
  8. 8. Jamie Mckenzie questioning research article: "Questioning as Technology”
  9. 9. New Blooms Taxonomy
  10. 10. “Bloom’s Taxonomy Blooms Digitally”
  11. 11. Kathy Schrock’s Bloomin’ Google</li></li></ul><li>Assessment of Discussions<br />Rubrics<br />Participation Points<br />What have you done? What works for you?<br />
  12. 12. Rubric Resources<br />Sample Rubric –University of Pittsburgh<br />Tips and Rubrics-Middle Tennessee State University<br />Rubric example-University of Wisconsin-Stout<br />What type/style of rubrics work for you?<br />
  13. 13. References<br />Christopher, M., Thomas, J., & Tallent-Runnels, M. (2004, Spring). Raising the bar: Encouraging high level thinking in online discussion forums. Roeper Review, 26 (3), 166-171. Retrieved from Teacher Reference Center database. (12902668)<br />Discussion board tips and pedagogy [Information Sheet]. (n.d.). Retrieved September 7, 2011,<br /> from Middle Tennessee State University website:‌ webctsup/f‌aculty/‌manual/W‌ ebCTDiscussionBoard_Tips-Pedagogy.pdf <br />Frey, B. (n.d.). Rubric for asynchronous discussion participation [Rubric]. Retrieved September<br /> 9, 2011, from<br />Im, Y., & Lee, O. (2003-2004, Winter). Pedagogical implications of online discussion for<br /> pre-service teacher training. Journal of Research Technology in Education, 36(2), 155-170.Retrieved from Teacher Reference Center database. (13036613) <br />McKenzie, J. (1997, November/December). A questioning toolkit. From Now On: The<br /> Educational Technology Journal, 7(3). Retrieved from: <br /><br />
  14. 14. References (cont’d)<br />McKenzie, J. (2003, April). Questioning as technology. From Now On: The Educational Technology Journal. Retrieved from<br />Nielsen, L. E. (2010). Discussion rubric for online class [Rubric]. Retrieved September 9, 2011, from University of Wisconsin-Stout website:<br />Owens, R. (2009, July 23). Eight tips for facilitating effective online discussion forums. Faculty Focus. Retrieved from‌rticles/<br /> asynchronous-learning-and-trends/e‌ight-tips-for-facilitating-effective-online- discussion-forums/ <br />Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy [Guide]. (n.d.). Retrieved September 7, 2011, from Wayne County Schools website:<br />Ross, S. (2011). The core rules of netiquette [Guidelines]. Retrieved September 10, 2011, from Albion website:<br />
  15. 15. References (cont’d)<br />Rutkosky, N., & Seguin, D. (n.d.). Following netiquette guidelines [Guidelines]. Retrieved September 7, 2011, from Paradigm Publishing website: <br /><br />Tucker, C. The do’s and don’ts of online student communication [Guidelines]. Retrieved<br /> September 8, 2011, from Collaborize Classroom website:<br />