Forum definition in context with images and synonyms from the book, Vocabulary for the College-Bound Student. Learn the word, forum, in short real sentences and improve your reading comprehension at the same time.
- a medium or place where people can express their opinions freely
- meeting for discussion, debate, dispute, assembly, conference, round table
How do I use online discussion forums to create a community of inquiry?
The Communities of Inquiry (CoI) Framework is a model that helps to “facilitate the creation of communities of learners actively and collaboratively engaged in exploring, creating meaning, and confirming understanding (i.e., inquiry)”. The COI framework consists of 3 essential, but interdependent elements: (1) cognitive presence, (2) social presence, and (3) teaching presence. All three elements combine to shape the educational experience, as seen in the diagram below.
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