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Encouraging and Utilizing Communication in Online Courses

ion resources Strategies for Using Chat as a Communication Tool - Learn more about some practical uses of chat including, pedagogic uses, coping strategies, and chat etiquette
ion resources Encouraging Interaction in Online Classes , Michael Lindeman
ion resources The ABC's of Facilitation , Tracey Smith
ion resources General Conferencing Strategies - General conferencing strategies
ion resources Strategies to Promote Communication Online - Discusses what you can do to promote communication online including general strategies and specific activities
ion resources Specific Activities That Promote Online Discussion - Discusses various types of online discussions that can take place
ion resources Communication Strategies Presentation
ion resources Facilitating Discussions: Importance, Design, Facilitation and Evaluation - Tracey Smith discusses facilitation discussions.
ion resources Problem-Based Learning
ion resources Conferencing Strategies Discussion Questions

Collaborative Learning

ion resources Synergy in the Virtual Classroom - Discusses the dynamic energetic atmosphere created in an online course when participants interact
ion resources Collaborative/Cooperative Learning - Discusses collaborative or cooperative learning as the process of getting two or more students to work together to learn

Communication Tools for online instruction

ion resources Group Communication Tools - An overview of synchronous and asynchronous conferencing concepts and programs

Glossary of communication terms

ion resources Glossary of Conferencing Terms - Glossary of words and abbreviations used in conferencing


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