Air Gondwana : Using ICT to create an authentic learning environment to teach basic negotiation skills
Butler, Desmond A. (2009) Air Gondwana : Using ICT to create an authentic learning environment to teach basic negotiation skills. In Proceedings of the 32nd HERDSA Annual Conference, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, Inc, Darwin, pp. 53-64.
In recent years greater emphasis has been placed by many Law Schools on teaching not only the substantive content of the law but also the skills needed for the practice of the law. Negotiation is one such skill. However, effective teaching of negotiation may be problematic in the context of large numbers of students studying in a variety of modes and often juggling other time commitments. This paper examines the Air Gondwana program, a blended learning environment designed to address these challenges. The program demonstrates that ICT can be used to create an authentic learning experience which engages and stimulates students.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||The published version of this paper is freely available online via the official URL.|
|Keywords:||authentic learning, computers, cognitive apprenticeship, virtual environments, Second Life, HERN|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Legal Practice Lawyering and the Legal Profession (180121)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
Past > Schools > Mathematical Sciences
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Des Butler|
|Copyright Statement:||The author assigns to HERDSA and educational non-profit institutions a non-exclusive license to use this document for personal use and in courses of instruction provided that the article is used in full and this copyright statement is reproduced. The author also grants a non-exclusive license to HERDSA to publish this document in full on the World Wide Web (prime site and mirrors) on CD and in printed form within the HERDSA 2009 conference proceedings. Any other usage is prohibited without the express permission of the author.|
|Deposited On:||21 Dec 2009 12:32|
|Last Modified:||10 Jun 2010 00:15|
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