- Slobodan Tomic, Ellen Roberts and Jane Lund (University of York) use asynchronous discussion forums in a wholly online distance programme, see their design tips and insights.
- To hear first-hand benefits and experiences of using asynchronous discussion forums, see UNSW’s Learning to Teach Online .[Youtube video 6m41s]
- For guidance, examples, and worksheets on effective online discussion see the Fostering OnLine Discussion guide.
- For practical guidance on encouraging students to interact with online discussions see Gilly Salmon's five stage model.