Students’ Impressions on the Effectiveness of Online Discussion Forums

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Beena Vijayavalsalan

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Purpose: The study has evaluated the effectiveness of online discussion forums among the students of Abu Dhabi University, UAE. Results: The results have shown strong association between positive learning experience and frequency of student participation in discussion forums. However, no statistical significance (p-value=0.306) has been observed among online forums and age of the participants for developing critical thinking skills. Moreover, a significant difference has been identified in students’ participation on the effectiveness of online discussion (p-value=0.000). Conclusion: It is concluded that online discussion forums serve as an efficient and effective tool for interaction among the participants.

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VIJAYAVALSALAN, Beena. Students’ Impressions on the Effectiveness of Online Discussion Forums. Research in Social Sciences and Technology, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 86-108, apr. 2018. ISSN 2468-6891. Available at: <http://ressat.org/index.php/ressat/article/view/344>. Date accessed: 20 july 2018.
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