What is GDB? How to prepare and submit GDB?
GDB stands for Graded Discussion Board. Instructor gives a topic for discussion. GDB has weight-age of 5% of your total subject marks. Discussion must be based on logical facts.
Guidelines for Preparation:
Use your own wordings Read the instructions carefully before sending your comments. For acquiring the relevant knowledge, do not rely only on handouts but watch the course video lectures, read handouts and also use other reference books.
You can post VU Online GDB (for Graded Discussion Board) answer through VULMS.
You can post answer in CS101 by following steps:
CS101->GDB->View->Brows->A page will open you can see GDB question ->Post Message->Submit
after following the above steps, you can post answer of your GDB
- The GDB will remain open for 120 hours
- The GDB will open and close at above specified date and time. Please note that no grace day and extra time will be given for posting comments on GDB.
- You should post your answer on the Graded Discussion Board (GDB), not on the Moderated Discussion Board (MDB). Both will run parallel to each other during the time specified above. Therefore, due care will be needed.
- You cannot participate in the discussion after the due date.
- For planning your semester activities in an organized manner, you are advised to view schedule of upcoming Assignments, Quizzes and GDB in the overview tab of the course website on VU-LMS.
- Questions / queries related to the content of the GDB, which may be posted by the students on MDB or via e-mail, will not be replied till the due date of the GDB is over.
- Your comments should be relevant to the topic i.e. clear and concise (Maximum 5-7 lines answer).
- Books, websites and other reading material may be consulted before posting your comments. (Do not copy the material as it is.)
- No extra time will be given for discussion.
- You cannot participate in the discussion after the due date or through e-mail.