New Learning

July 16, 2009

Discussion forums at Ashton Sixth Form

Filed under: Uncategorized — kevhickeyuk @ 2:47 pm

Tony Day, English Teacher at Ashton Sixth Form, discusses the use of online discussion forums.

Tony explains how students have had mature and detailed discussions using online forums, about sensitive topics which they would not have discussed as openly in a class room environment.  Tony highlights advantages of using online forums, such as students’ having time to think about their input, as well as advice, such as identifying online etiquette and keeping the conversation going.

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