Online Writing as an Indicator of Student Performance

August 30, 2005


In this paper, the authors consider student use of a web-based discussion forum in a second year, non-major Biology course. The authors discuss how meaningful participation in the forum is a form of public writing and may be an indicator of overall student success in the course. The authors also discuss how this success in the course is not tied to the students’ previous performance at the post-secondary level.

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