Facilitating Asynchronous Discussions

Facilitating Asynchronous Discussions

Alice Bedard-Voorhees (Community Colleges of Colorado Online, USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 6
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-555-9.ch131


Successful online instructors demonstrate technological and content expertise, time management, and instructional and communication skills. While “asynchronous discussion” refers to a software that allows one-one-one and one-to-many text-based interaction independent of time, is it an important communication technique. And within a broader, complex definition of discussion resides the challenge and opportunity for faculty facilitation of student-centered learning.

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