- Will you add a group project to your own course? How will you handle group selection? What is the group projects’ “deliverable”?
Writing Effective Online Discussion Questions
- The paper CREST+ Model: Writing Effective Online Discussion Questions provides a model for prompt questions, covers the cognitive nature of the question, the reading basis, any experiential possibility, style and type of question, and finally ways to structure a good question. This model encourages students to participate in online forum discussions, provides a template for online faculty to use in creating effective discussion questions, and promotes a higher level processing of the material. http://jolt.merlot.org/vol3no2/akin.htm