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Understanding the benefits of online discussion forums

With the growth of new technology, we have witnessed the emergence of an online discussion forum. Following are the benefits that you can have if you are using one.

  • The identity of every student participating in the discussion remains anonymous. If a person is not willing to show his or her identity to the group members, then he or she can hide it.

  • Students get enough time to prepare or formulate their answers before they put it up in the group. In this way, they get the time to form the answers in the best way possible. This is because the forum discussion takes place online and you do not have to post your answers immediately.

  • You get a platform where there are no class boundaries. The topic of discussion is the same for the students in every class. So, a student gets the views and points of the students who are more experienced and have passed the class they are studying in. This is a benefit for those who are studying in undergraduate courses. Check Nairobi news to find such a forum and the related platform.

  • The forums are extremely convenient to use. The main reason behind it is that they are available at every point of the day and one can set their time accordingly. In classes that you attend offline, you have a fixed timetable and you have to compromise with a lot of other things in order to get a hold of it, but this is not the case with online forums. Kenya news is a perfect example of such forums.

  • If we talk about the classroom discussion, then there are few students who do not allow others to speak and are of dominating nature. Thus, some of the students never get the chance of speaking in the class. Here, no one faces such problems.

We are not saying that the whole system should be changed and all the discussions should take place on online discussion forums, but it is indeed a very effective platform to use.