Below you will find the link to, “Can We Discuss This?” An article in which Inside Higher Ed. explores the challenges faced when conducting a discussion-based class. The article navigates through what discussion groups should not be, as well as good practices of discussion groups. Suggestions provided in order to conduct an effective group include maximizing student involvement and creating a separate syllabus for discussion.  

http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/instant_mentor/weir12

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