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R-MC Faculty Teaching Toolkit: Kialo-edu

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About Kialo edu

Kialo Edu is a custom version of Kialo (kialo.com) the world's largest argument mapping and debate site, specifically designed for classroom use. Its clear, visually compelling format makes it easy to follow the logical structure of a discussion and facilitates thoughtful collaboration. Kialo’s mission is to promote well-reasoned discussion online, and to that end, Kialo is free for educators to use.

To get started:

1. Navigate to https://www.kialo-edu.com/ and Sign Up to create a free account. 

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2. Click Create Discussion to start your discussion. 

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3. You can customize the following options:

  • Private (only invited people can see the discussion) or Public (anyone can find, view, and offer suggestions on your discussion)
  • Single Thesis or Multiple Thesis
  • Discussion Title and Background, and Tags can be added (optional) 
  • Images

4. Invite participants and let the debate begin!