Student Presentations with Discussion Boards

  1. To create a discussion forum for student presentations, go to the Discussion Board and click Create Forum. Name your Forum (e.g. Student Presentations) and add a description (if needed). Detailed instructions about how to create a discussion forum are available here: Creating Discussion Boards 
  2. Once you have created your discussion forum, your students will be able to see it under Discussion Board.01_Forums

     

  3. When you click Student Presentations, the discussion forum will list nothing else but the following screen.02_Presentations

     

  4. To create a thread where your students can post their videos, click Create Thread, which will take you the Create Thread page.03_Create_Thread

     

  5. Provide a Subject for your thread and add the instructions for your students.04_Subject_Instructions
  6. When you submit your thread, it will be available under Student Presentations.05_New_Thread
  7. After you have created the thread for presentations, students can post their video presentations and view and comment on their peers’ video presentations and through the discussion posts.06_Student_Posts
Summary
A great option for instructors to add video discussion topics.
Features
User FriendlyCopy/paste a link to your Grid in Canvas
Cost
Free for all educators.
Where to get help
Company's website
 
Summary
A useful tool to store and share your documents with all of your classes and colleagues. You create folders and decide how to share them.
Features
Canvas integration through embeddingEasily used across devices
Cost
Free available to all ISU faculty
Where to get help
ISU's IT
 
Summary
Allows for threaded, asynchronous communication between students and instructors. Great option for instructors who want to encourage more in depth online discussions.
Features
AL-Supported Online Discussion Platform
Cost
Purchased • Information available on Packback website
Where to get help
Company Website