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Hege Library & Learning Technologies

For Faculty: Online Teaching

This guide provides guidance and resources for Guilford College Faculty teaching online classes.

Tools for Digital Discussions, Feedback Sessions, Critiques...

You can use these tools for asynchronous discussions and feedback sessions, to augment and/or replace face-to-face versions of these activities.

Discussion Prompts

Best Practices for Online Discussions

All of these articles agree that instructors need to:

  • be present in the discussion boards
  • let students lead the discussion but be sure to clarify, redirect, encourage, and deepen the discussions
  • model to students how they want them to engage and collaborate in the community