Participants will:

  • Identify some facilitator strategies for building community and fostering participation in our online courses. .
  • Examine the viability and pros and cons of peer feedback and assessment.
  • Learn how to effectively set up asynchronous forums.
  • Explore the degree to which we might want to incorporate constructivist learning into our own classes.
  • Identify benefits and challenges of collaborative learning.
  • Identify some strategies for helping students communicate effectively through team processes.
  • Experience first hand a two-way audio, two-way text based instructional chat.