Weekly Bookmarks (9/2/12)
How To: Write Questions that Stimulate Discussion | Thinkfinity
Although this is about questions for discussions in a community, these are good basic guidelines for online learning discussions too. These could work as guidelines for a student-led discussion on how to write good questions.
Developing Effective Questions for Online Discussions
Tips for online instructors (and IDs) on how to write questions for online discussions. Three types of questions are identified: factual, thought (Socratic), and problem-solving. By Judith Boettcher–this is now part of the book “The Online Teaching Survival Guide: Simple and Practical Pedagogical Tips”
Detailed rubric for multimedia projects in multiple categories (preliminary work, design, content, presentation). This has held up pretty well considering the rubric is dated 1998.
Tips and strategies for working with small groups online from the University of Maryland University College. Includes a very simple rubric at the end.