While taking online courses students are required to participate in online discussions. These are often mandatory activities that count towards the course final grade. Even though, in many occasions, online students find this requirement dreadful and unproductive. A case study has been conducted with a postgraduate educational technology online course at a large university in the United States. This course offers two innovative strategies to overcome this issue and concomitant evidence of effectiveness.
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Correia, A., & Koehler, N. (2017). How to Create and Sustain Meaningful Discussions in Online Courses?. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education, 2, 300-304. https://doi.org/10.5220/0006337703000304