Wednesday, March 9
6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Hermitage C

Students’ Voices on Synchronous Instruction in an Online Course

Poster/Demo ID: 33384
  1. Hui-Wen Huang
    Universityof Idaho
  2. Linda Taylor
    University of Idaho

Abstract: This presentation will report students’ responses to synchronous video-conferencing integration in an online course. Based on the social constructivist theory, peer discussion facilitators were assigned in different synchronous video-conferencing sessions. Forty (95%) online students viewed the pedagogical value of synchronous video-conferencing discussions as positive. The real-time audio discussion increased interpersonal communication. It provided online students to receive immediate feedback from the instructor and peers. Suggestions regarding online blended teaching strategies will be provided.

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