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Challenges of a discussion forum

Lack of visual cues to understanding, mood, and meaning. Students must understand that their words are taken literally, and humor and satire are easily misconstrued.
Dependent on technical ability and infrastructure.
Difficult to catch cheating.
Dependent on written language skill.
Time is required for reading, responding and evaluating.

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