To allow for social interaction and academic conversations between students, many classes utilize an asynchronous discussion board. Perhaps we can increase engagement by offering alternative ways to engage in discussion.
Given the immensely critical role technological interactions now play in our daily lives, it is imperative that students, parents and educators understand the impact of cyberbullying and what can be done to prevent it.
Bringing student voice into the professional preparation classroom starts with simply offering the opportunity to share. Provides a means to gather thoughts from your students about what they have experienced in their lives growing up with technology, their lives as learners, and even their early lives as pre-service professionals.
Whether or not your class is scheduled to be in person, we can expect the need for students to be away. These class settings, with on-site and online students learning together synchronously, are called “mixed presence” settings.