Forums, Blogs, Journals, and Wikis

Discussion Board/Forums
The Discussion Board is an important tool for interpersonal interaction and can replicate the robust discussions that take place in the traditional classroom.

Blogs
Blogs encourage students to clearly express their ideas and addresses the need to expand various aspects of social learning. Moreover, they are an effective means of gaining insight into students’ activities and provide a way to share the knowledge and materials collected.

Journals
The Journals tool offers students the opportunity to reflect on course content and communicate privately with you. You can use the tool to gauge understanding and guide students in their knowledge acquisition. Your journal comments can help students refine their writing and ideas.

Wikis
Wikis are essentially collaborative collections of information that use interlinked pages to present and organize the data.


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