3.1 Prepare Course Communications

Course communications prepare you to facilitate your course.

checkbox  Work with your Instructional Designer to prepare course communications:

  • create discussion prompts using one of the following Moodle Forum Types
  • set up Google Hangout for virtual office hours
  • prepare to use your course YouTube channel
  • write/record a welcome message
  • create a Icebreaker Activity to facilitate introductions

checkbox Work with your Instructional Designer to create engaging discussion forums.

To learn more, read this article: Facilitating Online Discussions Effectively.

checkbox  Explore other methods of communicating in your course including:

  • virtual office hours
  • small or large group video call

checkbox  Discuss ways to monitor participation with your Instructional Designer. 

video  Grading and Monitoring Participation in Moodle Forum

 

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