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Best Practices for Online Learning Tip #3 - Actively Participate in Class!

Best Practices for Online Learning Tip #3 - Actively Participate in Class!

by Shandale Remekie-McFarlane -
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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.