Communication is key to a successful outcome, but often provides a challenge for students. If your course is fully online, working in teams is even more challenging to students. Providing students with effective web communication applications will help them get started more quickly. Some possibilities include dedicated team forums on Moodle, Google documents, Skype, WebEx, or Slack.
How to do it:
- Provide instructions for how to use the tools. Most tools listed here have short video tutorials that outline how the site functions and provide a link to more information. Include these with your suggested tools in your communication toolkit.