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Your Name and Title: Barbara M. Hall (adjunct faculty and instructional designer)
School, Library, or Organization Name: Dr. Hall works at multiple universities in addition to managing a team of global instructional designers through the Instructional Consulting Group
Co-Presenter Name(s): Shu-Hsiang (Ava) Chen, Doctoral researcher at Chulalongkorn University
Country from Which You Will Present: USA and Thailand
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience (such as primary school teachers, high school administrators, students, etc.): Those participants who use or design courses with asynchronous threaded discussions.
Short Session Description (one line): Comparing Experiences of Global Participants in Threaded Discussions
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): Given the different structure of instructor-student relationships in Western versus Asian countries, we need additional information about the experiences of students who interact in asynchronous threaded discussions. This session will include a presentation of recent findings from the collaborative research of Barb (USA) and Ava (Thailand) with conversation around the interpretations and implications of these findings in terms of design, delivery, and facilitation of threaded discussions with global participants.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: None
Thank you for your consideration!