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Discussion Boards and their Application. I. Curriculum Teaching and Technology EDD 7914 CRN 22065 by Darcel Gardner, Deltrye Holt, Francisco Jimenez, Tamecia Scott. What are Discussion B oards?. Discussion boards are: Software programs Asynchronous conversations

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discussion boards and their application

Discussion Boards and their Application

I

Curriculum Teaching and Technology

EDD 7914 CRN 22065

by

Darcel Gardner, Deltrye Holt, Francisco Jimenez, Tamecia Scott

what are discussion b oards
What are Discussion Boards?

Discussion boards are:

  • Software programs
    • Asynchronous conversations
    • Synchronous conversations
    • Online environment.
      • Discussion forums
      • Electronic bulletin boards
      • Virtual conference areas.
how are discussion boards used
How are Discussion Boards used?
  • Allows people to post messages.
  • Reply to messages in a online environment.
  • Allow for the posting of audio files, text files, video files, and images.
  • Promote ongoing communication.
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Extending Face-to-Face Discussions

Initial post in Desire2Learn learning management system

connecting clinical practicum using discussion boards
Connecting clinical practicum using discussion boards
  • Platform (Moodle)
  • Critical thinking and Problem Solving

Case study example: You must perform a blood draw on Kelly, a 3-year-old girl who is accompanied by her parents and her 6-year-old brother. The child is visibly frightened by the prospect of the blood draw. What are some of the steps you can take to ensure that this procedure goes smoothly?

  • Students response
discussion board and clinical practicum
Discussion board and clinical practicum

Evaluations of Discussion board

Demonstrations are embedded in discussion boards

Reinforcement to hands on learning

discussion board supporting a book study
Discussion Board supporting a Book Study
  • Discussion boards were used to lead a school wide book study
    • The school engaged in a formal book study to promote a change in educational practices.
    • Teachers became members of a group using Moodle as a secure platform.
    • School members we required to read a book and post their own views on the book.
    • In addition, school members were required to respond to 3 additional post.
    • Teachers received Continuing Education Credits and bonus points on their annual evaluation.
results of the book study
Results of the Book Study
  • The staff improved their collegial professional communication .
  • The staff involved with the project promoted the use of best practices within their classroom.
  • Those practices permeated to other staff members and increased the number of participants in the group.
  • Student results on standardized test increased.
  • The staff was much more unified as a result of the ongoing professional discussion.
advantages of discussion boards
Advantages of Discussion Boards
  • Asynchronously and synchronous communication
  • Ongoing dialogue and collaboration
  • Increased accountability
  • Immediate feedback
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, and knowledge construction.
  • Independent of location
  • Online learning community
disadvantages of discussion boards
Disadvantages of Discussion Boards
  • Encouraging people to participate.
    • Lack technology skills
    • Intimidated by technology
    • Lack content knowledge
  • Access to technology and software
    • Technical issues and support
    • Software version
  • Discussions lack direction
    • Teacher/ student focus
references
References
  • Chan, C. K. K. & Chan, Y. Y. (2011). Students\' views of collaboration and online participation in Knowledge Forum. Computers & Education, 57(1), 1445-1457.
  • Chou, P. (2012). Teaching strategies in online discussion board: A framework in higher education. Higher Education Studies, 2(2), 25-30.
  • Gao,F.,Zhang,T., Franklin,T., (2013) Designing asynchronous online discussion environments; Recent progress and possible future directions. British Journal of Educational Technology, 44 3, 469-483.
  • He, P. (2012, April). Evaluating students online discussion performance by using social network analysis. In Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG), 2012 Ninth International Conference on (pp. 854-855). IEEE.
  • Northover, M. (2002). Online discussion boards-friend or foe? Ascilite, 477-484.
  • Ochoa, S. F., Pino, J. A., Baloian, N., Antunes, P., & Herskovic, V. (2012, October). Some observations from the analysis of an online discussion board. In Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), 2012 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1280-1285). IEEE.
  • Walker, K., Curren, M. T., Kiesler, T., Lammers, H. B., & Goldenson, J. (2013). Scholarly networking among business students: Structured discussion board activity and academic outcomes.
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