Student Moderators in Asynchronous Online Discussion: A Question of Questions
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Abstract: Much current research exalts the benefits of having students facilitate weekly discussions in asynchronous online courses. This study seeks to add to what is known about student moderation through an analysis of the types of questions students use to spur each discussion. Prior experimental work has demonstrated that the types of questions posed by instructors influence the cognitive levels of responses, but little is known about the extent to which student moderators use these various... More
Material Type: Open Journal-Article
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Date Added to MERLOT: June 17, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 13, 2014
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Submitter: Julia Zammit
Keywords: distance education, peer moderation, graduate students, asynchronous online learning, collaborative learning, quantitative, peer facilitation

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