Edward J. Gallagher

February 24, 2009

Edward J. Gallagher, Lehigh University

Shaping a Culture of Conversation: The Discussion Board and Beyond

What happens when the discussion board goes from being just an assignment to a springboard for intellectual community? Foreseeing many benefits to cultivating discussion among his English students, Ed Gallagher worked to develop frameworks to articulate why discussion is not only central to the learning process in the classroom but also beyond its walls. A higher level of critical analysis, reflection, and a synthesis of multiple perspectives turned class discussions into artful conversations.

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