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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Collection Items

"Discussions for Critical Thinking" - In-Service Handout
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.

Discussion Requirements for a History Survey Course
Example discussion requirements for students for a History Survey course, in this case HIST 105 (European Civilization to 1648). The requirements includes the rubric for grading. Download pdf of full page

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…
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