Assessing Student Perception of Online Discussion Forums

ID: 52078 Type: Brief Paper
  1. Paula Christensen, Terrie Poehl, and Karen McFerrin, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, United States

Wednesday, March 28 4:15-4:35 PM Location: Curie View on map

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Abstract: Student perceptions of the online discussion forum can provide valuable information that can be helpful in fostering exceptional discussion forums Students should be encouraged to contribute feedback that would enhance online discussion forums that were adapting to their needs and enhancing their learning The purpose of this study was to assess the perception of online discussion forums through the lens of the students The assessment attempted to ascertain how students react to the structure of online discussion forums as well as their interaction and the benefits to their learning


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