||Bi-Weekly Discussion Café on Microsoft Teams – class size n = 30
||To provide students with an open forum to discuss aspects relating to the course such as weekly discussion items or project assignments.
||Facilitate online communication and discussion between students to engage them in learning. Create a supportive environment where students can use the virtual café as a sounding board and to gain feedback on their understanding of a topic.
||1 hour max
||The synchronous activity will commence in week 2 of the module and continue on a bi-weekly basis.
||Microsoft Teams and Moodle and Polls Plugin
||An initial ice breaking session will be conducted in Week 1 of the module to onboard the students to the VLE and nuances of Microsoft Teams.
||Details and instructions on how to use the VLE will also be provided in a video on Moodle.
||The chat, video and polls functionality of Microsoft Teams will be used in order to elicit student feedback.