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This site provides answers to questions that are asked about discussions in the classroom. These include: How can I get a discussion going? What mechanisms can I use to keep the discussion going? What can I do if a discussion falls apart? How can I keep it from dying? How can I best keep conversation flowing without lapsing into long silences or a lecture? How can I promote discussion in a large class so that more than just a vocal few are involved? How do you get everyone participating, especially the quiet ones, without putting them on the spot? How do you handle “discussion monopolizers”? How can I evaluate discussions?


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