Online skill development for Generation Y students : a case study of an online negotiation model for external law students
Carver, Tracey L. & Cockburn, Tina (2007) Online skill development for Generation Y students : a case study of an online negotiation model for external law students. The International Journal of Learning, 13(12), pp. 81-90.
The majority of undergraduate students attending Australian universities now belong to Generation Y, and bring with them a unique outlook shaped by the social, political and cultural context of their childhood years. This change in outlook brings with it a shift in learning preferences, so to ensure a more effective learning environment for Generation Y students, learning and teaching strategies must adapt to address these preferences. In particular, research has shown that Generation Y learners favour experimental activities, the use of technology, structure and teamwork. This pedagogy has been adopted in the development of an interactive online model which adapts chat room technology to increase flexibility for external law students engaged in the development of negotiation skills in the undergraduate law unit, Trusts, at the Queensland University of Technology.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Generation Y, Skill Development, Active Learning, Collaboration, Chat Room Technology, HERN|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > OTHER LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (189900) > Law and Legal Studies not elsewhere classified (189999)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Common Ground|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher|
|Deposited On:||16 Mar 2009 22:24|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:35|
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