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eLearn Magazine: Learning through Asynchronous Discussions

eLearn Magazine: Learning through Asynchronous Discussions
"By supporting collaborative learning in large classes through asynchronous online discussions, constructivist learning is enabled, while lecture sessions facilitate objectivist learning. Using a discussion board in large classes can be quite a daunting task for instructors, due to difficulties associated with handling large numbers of messages and simultaneously ensuring that the discussion really does assist in the learning process."

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