Reducing Your Grading Load with Strategic Discussions

  • Kent Darr
    Kent Darr

    Instructional Design Specialist, Center for Online Learning

Are you worried that evaluating and grading online discussions will require a disproportionate amount of your time when planning an online class? In this video, you will discover three instructional design methods - spaced discussions, embedded discussions, and narrowed evaluation - that you can utilize in your course to reduce your grading load while assuring that your students are engaging in robust social learning activities with their peers.