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Resource created by M. Martin (2020) 

What is it?

 

Scaffolding refers to external supports provided by an instructor and adjusted to a learner’s current level of ability to help the learner develop a particular skill.

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  1.  Students perform better
  2. Students feel more connected to you and to the course content
  3. Students rate their online learning experience as being better
  4. Students don’t email you quite as many questions
  5. If done well, it can foster a more inclusive classroom - especially for students who are less familiar with or less fluent in navigating online spaces

 

Resource created by M. Martin (2020)