Remarks made about a specific Comment in a Work Area. Discussions will not receive an official response.
An extended, public conversation about a particular topic or issue in a bulletin board-like format.
Participants can discuss the material more in-depth, share insights and experiences, and answer questions. Participants can reflect on the lecture topic before, during, or after the presentation.
a collection of messages on the same topic, and has this icon
a collection of posted comments in response to an instructor-created topic
a conversation, or a grouping of related posts
a good way to brainstorm an essay topic (so you can go away and write your own essay), or to prepare for an essay exam, or tutorial presentation
a group of messages
an online message system where you can read messages, leave messages and see responses to messages you have left on topics of interest to you
an oral exploration of a topic, object, concept or experience
a polemical exchange whose object is a well-circumscribed topic or problem
a sub-division of a Forum that deals with a specific subject area within the larger subject of the Forum
a subdivision of the forum
a topic for everyone to discuss in the main chat room, related to psionics
A Bunch of comments posted about an Issue. Just Like all those other bulletin board systems out there, but in referendum every discussion is centered around an issue, and can therefore collect and analyze feedback from Member s in the form of Vote
An informal conversation about a specific subject.
A tool that allows structured, asynchronous conversations that are organized into categories. Site participants can post replies to a topic or to other replies, at any time (participants do not have to be online at the same time, as they do with Chat). The site owner can also choose whether or not to allow site participants to post their own discussion topics. More...
Comments that users attach to Web pages and documents. Known in administrative tasks as "Web document discussion" to differentiate from discussion boards.
The discussion tool allows users to post messages and reply to messages that others have posted. The discussion tool is organized into forums and topics. The discussion tool has a spell check feature, in addition to the HTML editor and users can attach files to their discussion postings.
An online discussion is a mechanism that allows asynchronous communication - much like an archive of email-like messages. Often used to support online teaching and learning.()
A process of talking about a topic in a group in a conversational way. Any contributions to the conversation are accepted from anyone involved in the discussion and ideas can emerge and evolve in ways which have not been predetermined by the teacher.
A verbal exchange of ideas on a topic or problem of mutual interest. The discussion can be leaderless, led by a learner, or moderated by the instructor. Discussions are often initiated by the instructor through Socratic questioning.
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Also known as a thread, a discussion is a chain of messages on a single topic. To 'follow a thread' is to read a series of messages with a common subject.
VIDEO TUTORIAL This is a bulletin board or message board for the course. Faculty and students can post on topics directly or peripherally related to the course. They can also add files (e.g., documents, photos, music) to each post to give it more dimensionality. Faculty and students can also comment on each post; this allows a dialog to unfold.