ED114 - Questioning in the Classroom

Questioning can be one of the most effective classroom teaching strategies. However, many instructors are not familiar with the techniques and research findings associated with good questioning. This course begins by comparing and contrasting the major types of questions and their most appropriate uses. Some relevant statistics and research findings are presented, followed by a discussion of four effective questioning practices. The course concludes by offering a few tips and suggestions for instructors to consider.


Course Reviews

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"The course was very eye opening. I will put many of the learning tools to use."
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"The course was a 'revelation' to me as I didn't realize how my students' learning was so closely tied to the types of questions asked in the classroom. I am looking forward to applying many of the principles I have learned in this course! Thank you!"
"I really enjoyed this course and the way it was presented."
"I liked this course. It was interesting, informative, and very well organized. Definitely one of the best ones I've seen here. I feel that I learned quite a lot."

Course Structure

Course Format

  • Can Start Anytime
  • Self-paced (within course enrollment timeframe)
  • 4 Hours of Activities

Completion Requirements

  • Study Course Content
  • Pass ALL Required Quizzes

Certificate of Completion

  • 4 Hours of Continuing Education
  • Available for download at the end of the course

Technology Requirements

  • A Web browser with JavaScript and cookies enabled
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Speakers or headphones

Course Objectives

  • Identify the major types of instructional questions.

  • Examine some research findings about questioning.

  • Consider four good questioning practices.

  • Review some tips for improving classroom questioning.

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