Benefits of online class forums include:
- Connecting with others
- Meeting of potential study partners
Benefits of partnering with a classmate include:
- Accountability; keeping each other accountable.
- The information becomes more digestible.
- Course success may feel more within reach than if you had gone it alone.
- There is also the possibility of making few new friends!
Additional benefits of online forums:
- Students may participate whenever is most convenient for them.
- Students on the more reserved side tend to speak up more often, creating profound class discussions and higher engagement overall.