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Building confidence in using online forums

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Are you studying online? Do you need to use online learning forums as part of your online studies? Do you sometimes feel nervous or anxious about posting your thoughts on an online learning forum? Are you sometimes anxious about what other learners might think of what you post? Are you unsure about the value and benefits of posting to online learning forums?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, this course is designed to support you! 


Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • recognise the learning benefits of participating on online learning forums with other learners

  • recognise factors that might be a barrier to effective participation on online learning forums

  • implement strategies to help overcome any barriers to effective participation on online learning forums

  • use strategies to participate more fully in interactions on online learning forums, including ways of listening and responding to different points of view, and taking part in, and encouraging, discussion.

First Published: 13/08/2020

Updated: 13/08/2020

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