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Online Dialogue and Critical Reflection - In An International Inclusive Education Context

Logan, Joanna, Hobbs, Helen F., & Keeffe, Mary (2005) Online Dialogue and Critical Reflection - In An International Inclusive Education Context. In OLT2005: Beyond Delivery Conference, 2005, Brisbane.

Abstract

This action research project was designed to structure and model critical pedagogies in international perspectives on education and human rights issues. An online learning environment was designed in which self-directed dialogue and web based investigations provided a framework for final year education students to interrogate the nature of inclusion and diversity in international contexts. This authentic, enquiry based approach was negotiated in a collaborative partnership between the unit coordinator and the liaison librarians to ensure students were able to locate and critically analyse a variety of international sources of information. To achieve this aim, the team designed a series of online information literacy seminars and complemented these with discussion forum activities. The aims of the discussion forums were to promote the establishment of collaborative learning communities, to provide students with the opportunity to interrogate the issues and findings of their research and to maximize the potential for critical reflection.

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ID Code: 2561
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: inclusion, international, information literacy, learning designs, online, higher education, collaboration, interrogation, authentic assessment, HERN
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 15 Nov 2005
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:28

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