Discussion Boards – 5 Tips for Engaging Students


This post is written by Melanie Keep at the University of Sydney.

“Some practical strategies that you can use anytime are:

  • Post sample questions
  • Let students know you’ll be holing off replying until they do
  • Enable anonymous posts
  • Redirect students to the discussion forum
  • Seed the forum with frequently asked questions.”

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