Day 289 Task – Exploring Discord for Teaching and Learning

The conventional teaching that we are used to apply could no longer be implemented due to the pandemic and academician in universities have no choice than to implement and be creative in implementing tools for online learning. One of the tools that we plan to use is Discord. Apparently Discord has been actively used by teenagers and gamers and perhaps other peoples to actively communicate online.

Discord is an American proprietary freeware instant messaging and VoIP application and digital distribution platform designed for creating communities ranging from gamers to education and businesses. Discord specializes in text, image, video and audio communication between users in a chat channel. Here is more explanation on what is Discord from Wikipedia.

Today, at CEE we had a training to explore Discord. It is very interesting and we believed it can be a very effective tool to implement our usual cooperative problem based learning in our Introduction to Engineering (ITE) Class.

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