Try a Four-Square Whiteboard Activity for Live Video Discussion

Credit: iStock.com/IvelinRadkov
Credit: iStock.com/IvelinRadkov
Online faculty are often looking for ways to add real-time discussion to their asynchronous courses. But discussions fall flat when only a handful of students participate. I found an activity that solves this problem by combining videoconferencing with group work and a whiteboard in a way that gets all students engaged and contributing. The subsequent paragraphs will discuss the concept of four squares whiteboard activity.

To continue reading, you must be a Teaching Professor Subscriber. Please log in or sign up for full access.

Related Articles

I’ve been wanting to write about my journey to embrace Rumi’s wisdom in my pedagogy. My teaching career...
We’ve now had ChatGPT in our lives for just over a year, but according to commentators, AI has...
Higher education recognizes the importance of tutoring support to improve student success and retention. But human tutoring is...

The first summer job I ever had was mowing lawns. Back then (this was the ’70s), I would...

Current global events, including a rise in nationalistic rhetoric, have put pressure on faculty from all disciplines to...

Many years ago my wife sat in on one of my face-to-face classes to observe my teaching. I...
The Teaching Professor Conference 2024

June 7-9, 2024 • New Orleans

Connect with Fellow Educators at The Teaching Professor Conference!