Real-World Connections Make Dynamic Discussions

Finding the right way to spin a discussion can be an impactful way to increase student engagement in your online class. Don Carlisle, Economics faculty at Cabrillo College and Modesto Junior Colleges, has some nifty discussion strategies for making his course content come to life. In the 8-minute video below, he shows two of his online discussions. One is designed to engage students in self-discovery about their career choice and the other has students discover connections between Economics and the world of love and dating. 

Posted in B6: Student-to-Student Interaction, B7: Learning Community, B8: Participation Levels, Rubric Section B.

Don teaches Economics at Cabrillo College and Modesto Junior College.

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