Published on February 15th, 2014 | by GameMaker0
Discussion Forum Purposes
The purpose of this game is to help instructors learn the types of discussion forum purposes identified in the “Building Instructional Discussion Forums” module created for them. This game should help them distinguish between the 5 types of forum purposes that were identified in the module.
Questions included in this game are:
Which forum purpose helps students understand the important concepts of the material?
Which forum purpose helps students understand the meaning of their experiences?
Which forum purpose helps create an atmosphere of support and encouragement?
Which forum purpose supports students in the process of finding patterns and making connections?
Which purposes uses Force Field Analysis, Q&A and forum posts for assignments as its activities?
Which purpose uses Sentence Stems, Reflective Q&A and “What? So What? Now What?” as its activities?
Which purpose uses comprehention Q&A, Field Trips and Key Concept Synthesis as its activities?
Which purpose includes ice breakers, role play and cooperative debate as learning activities?
Click the ‘more’ link below the game to view the answers if you are struggling.