Toolkit - Discussions

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Toolkit - Discussions


Items related to the use of discussions as a pedagogical tool.


This collections features various items related to the use of discussions in live and online classrooms as a pedagogical tool.
Many of these items were taken from the VHC In-Service Workshop on "Discussions for Critical Thinking" on 21 January 2016.


Scott A. Gavorsky


GBC Virtual Humanities Center


January 2016


Kathy Schwandt; Joshua Webster;


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Items in the Toolkit - Discussions Collection

The handout distributed to participants at the VHC In-Service "Discussions for Critical Thinking," 21 January 2016. The handout was intended to be a guide for the workshop discussions and includes three sample discussions from GBC faculty presenters.

These requirements should be followed in the graded discussions unless specifically noted otherwise in the discussion post.
At the collegiate level, history courses are far more concerned with the whys of history. Facts such as dates, institutions,…

On 21 January 2016, the VHC hosted a faculty in-service on strategies to use discussions to promote critical thinking, particularly in online classes. The workshop was presented by GBC faculty members Scott A. Gavorsky, Kathy Schwandt, and Joshua…