Biographical Introductions

Essential Details

Interaction Type People Time Stakes

 Learner-to-Learner

​ Learner-to-Instructor

✖ Learner-to-Content

✖​ Individual

With Others

 Asynchronous

✖ Synchronous

★ Low-Stakes

✖ High-Stakes

Description

In a Discussion, (1) Ask students to introduce themselves as far as they are comfortable. (2)  provide a prompt to how they respond to each other's posts. (3) Set expectations on grading criteria and due date.

Example

"Please take the time to introduce yourself and let us know what is a personal goal for this course.

Your Initial Post is due by [specific day]. Hit the reply button below.

Respond to at least two classmates due by [specific day].

Ask a follow up question.

Answer a question someone has posed."

Bloom's level

The level indicates this activity’s place within Bloom’s Taxonomy of learning (Cognitive Domain). Higher-levels contains lower-levels within it.

Level Action

Sixth

Create

Fifth

Evaluate

Fourth

Analyze

Third

Apply

★ Second

★ Understand

First Remember

Verb

Describe

Tools

  • Canvas Discussion
  • Zoom Conference

Teaching Goal

The one main teaching goal for your activity

Build Community