Vicki Suter

Discovering the power of good questions

Where’s the structural disconnect in a discussion forum?

To continue the reflection on discussion forums that I initiated in the last couple of posts, a fellow student of mine, Jim Thayer, and I have been in conversation about … Continue reading

September 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

What effect do discussion forums have on learning (the dark side)?

Oddly enough, the source of this post is . . . a discussion forum. It is clear evidence that I was able to use a discussion forum to dive down … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

What do discussion forums contribute to learning (the sunshine side)?

As part of an online faculty orientation, I’ve been participating in a discussion-based online course, musing, of course at the meta-level question of learning and discussion forums. Here’s what I … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · Leave a comment