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Scoring for Discussion/Chat Section

Total your points and see the scoring section below.
 

Q.#

 

1

3

5

 

Q.#

 

1

3

5

1

 

1

3

5

 

7

 

1

3

5

2

 

1

3

5

 

8

 

1

3

5

3

 

1

3

5

 

9

 

1

3

5

4

 

1

3

5

 

10

 

1

3

5

5

 

1

3

5

 

11

 

1

3

5

6

 

1

3

5

 

12

 

1

3

5

Scoring:
 

46 - 60: In the area of discussion boards and chat rooms, you are prepared to take an online course.  If you wish to refresh any of the skills in which you scored a "3" or a "1," please see the links to tutorials listed below.

21 - 45: You have several of the discussion and chat skills required to become a successful online student. To refresh or to learn any of the skills mentioned in the assessment, please see the links to the associated tutorials below.

12 - 20: To be a successful online learner, you will need to learn more about discussion boards and real-time chat. Please see the links to the tutorials below. You are free to re-take the self-assessment at any time. Records of your assessment are not kept on a database; they are for your knowledge only.

 

If you scored yourself a "1" or a "3" on any of the areas, please click on the accompanying link below for a brief tutorial on this subject. Please note that one tutorial may help you to perform more than one task.

 

List of discussion and chat tutorials:
 
(Note: For the purposes of the tutorials, I am using the blackboard template. Please note that all discussion boards and live chat areas have similar, but different appearances.  Although the design of the sites may differ, the actions one takes are remarkably similar.)
 
Posting a message to the discussion board: http://psychology230.tripod.com/canyons_online/id38.html
 
Editing or deleting messages on a discussion board: http://psychology230.tripod.com/canyons_online/id39.html
 
Posting a message with an attachment: http://psychology230.tripod.com/canyons_online/id40.html
 
 
 
Logging onto a synchronous chat room: http://psychology230.tripod.com/canyons_online/id43.html
 
 
 
 
 
 

Discussion/Chat