Synchronous Discussion Assignment Question
In Week 4, you participated in an asynchronous peer review of your assessment and evaluation findings. For this assignment, you will partner with a different student for a synchronous (i.e., live) peer review discussion of your strategic leadership plan draft outline.
The purpose of this synchronous discussion is to:
present an overview of your strategic leadership plan;
give and receive constructive feedback; and
engage in a collaborative and professional exchange of ideas.
Review the sections below, which outline the guidelines and expectations for completing the synchronous peer review discussion.
Part I: Planning
Select a web-based or digital platform for your synchronous discussion. Examples include Skype®, Google Hangouts™, Apple FaceTime®, or Blackboard Collaborate.
Schedule the peer review discussion at a time that is convenient for you and your partner. Plan for a minimum of 30 minutes.
The purpose of this peer review discussion is to participate in a collaborative and professional exchange of ideas. As such, you should:
Use both video and audio to facilitate your discussion. Email, text, and instant message are not acceptable methods of communication for this synchronous discussion.
Select a distraction-free environment that will allow you to actively engage with your partner throughout the discussion.
Part II: Discussion
Meet with your partner at the pre-arranged discussion time.
Present an overview of your strategic leadership plan.
Listen to your partner’s strategic leadership plan overview.
Give and be receptive to constructive feedback.
Part III: Submission
Prepare a synopsis of the peer review discussion that includes:
A summary of your partner’s strategic leadership plan
An outline of the feedback/recommendations you provided
An outline of the feedback/recommendations you received
A response to the following prompts:
Describe your partner’s preparedness for the synchronous discussion. Explain your response.
Discuss the quality and depth of your partner’s strategic leadership plan.
Describe the quality and usefulness of the feedback you received. Explain your response.
Explain how you will incorporate the peer review feedback into your final assignment deliverable.
Discuss the pros and cons of the synchronous peer review discussion. Explain your response.
Your assignment should not exceed 3 double-spaced pages and must reflect proper APA formatting for all citations. A title page is not required.
Submit your assignment.
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