threaded discussion


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threaded discussion

A running commentary of messages between two or more people in a discussion group. See message thread and discussion group.
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A student should make at a minimum at least three postings for each threaded discussion question--one in direct response to the question, one posting in response to another student's posting, and one in response to what other students have posted in order to build a thread.
Instructional designers should continue to recognize that the strength of the construction of knowledge, as evidenced in the threaded discussion, depends upon the strength of the scaffolding that supports that construction.
Some students just did not seem to feel that the interaction had to take the form of a threaded discussion.
This essay discusses the performance expectations for fully online group problem-solving via threaded discussion boards.
Forum ZX enables users to instantly launch Web conferences, telephone conferences and instant messages in the context of a Forum document library, task, threaded discussion or workflow.
Comparing Face-to-Face Discussion and Threaded Discussion
Students had a week to respond to any threaded discussion question and were also required to reply at least twice to other students' comments during the week.
They are considered the beating heart of nearly every online course: the threaded discussion, where students post weekly to topics related to the course subject.
In addition to using weekly Announcements, I created a Course Lounge--a threaded discussion area where veteran and inexperienced online learners exchange questions and support each other without my intervention.
By allowing students to post, read, and respond to messages independently of time or place, threaded discussion forums give students an opportunity for deeper reflection and more thoughtful replies than chat and instant messaging sessions do.
Posting all threaded discussion expectations--and the importance of threaded discussions-in a separate, first day post to the class is important; it details what you are looking for in the discussions and their value to the students' learning.
Appendixes include: a course outline; several sample screens from the classes; and a threaded discussion evaluation form.