Share Paper: Facilitating Students’ Critical Thinking in Online Discussion: Requiring Students to Self-code

  1. Hua Bai, Northeastern Illinois University, United States
Wednesday, March 9 12:10-12:30 PM McGavock's C

Abstract: This paper reports the results of having students self-code posts in online discussion using practical inquiry model coding template. It was found that the students’ online discourse centered on Exploration and Integration phases. Self-coding increased students’ awareness of cognitive engagement, enabled them to monitor their online performance, and helped to promote their critical thinking.