Asynchronous/Synchronous Student Interaction: Group Reflection Problem

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The Group Reflection Problem (GRP) is an active learning activity assigned over a seven-week period; allowing for two GRPs each semester. This document provides the schedule of the GRP learning activity along with screenshots of the Blackboard assignments and a link to a Google doc template for the group write-up.

QLT Objectives Met

  • QLT Section 4: Student Interaction and Community
    • Objective: 4.4 Learning activities facilitate and support active learning that encourages frequent and ongoing peer–to–peer engagement.
    • Objective: 4.5 The modes and outcomes for student interaction are clearly communicated.
    • Objective: 4.6 Instructor clearly explains his or her role regarding participation in the course. Instructor participates in, facilitates, and manages student participation, yet lets students take reasonable ownership.
  • QLT Section 5: Facilitation and Instruction
    • Objective: 5.2 Instructor helps students understand importance of course topics and and content in support of course activities and any related practical experiences.
    • Objective: 5.3 The instructor presents the course material and concepts in an effective and engaging manner.
    • Objective: 5.4 Instructor encourages students to explore new concepts through the course experience.


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Additional Information

  • Material Type:  Assignment
  • Author:   Stephanie Creswell, Instructor
  • Institution:  California State University, San Bernardino
  • Date Created:  2021-02-20
  • Course Format:   Online, Hybrid / Blended
  • LMS:  Blackboard

QM Standard Equivalents

  • QM General Standard 5: Learning Activities and Learner Interaction
  • Standard: 5.2 Learning activities provide opportunities for interaction that support active learning.
  • Standard: 5.3 The instructor’s plan for interacting with learners during the course is clearly stated.
  • Standard: 5.4 The requirements for learner interaction are clearly stated.