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Working in online groups-the challenges of virtually integrated learning environments

Duffy, Peter D. & Bowman, Leo (2004) Working in online groups-the challenges of virtually integrated learning environments. In OLT 2004 : Exploring Integrated Learning Environments : A National Forum for Sharing Information on Engaging, Designing, Assessing, and Collaborating in Online Learning and Teaching, Department of Teaching and Learning Support Services, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Qld, pp. 53-61.

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Abstract

Universities continue to struggle with the need to combine the pedagogical benefits of collaborative learning with large scale, interactive and technologically sophisticated learning and teaching arrproaches and support systems. This challenge requires imaginative approaches if the outcome is not to the 'worst of both worlds' that results in confusion and disillusionism amongst students. This paper presents three case studies that use online technologies to provide collaborative teaching solutions arguably much superior to that possible without an online intervention.

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ID Code: 42537
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: collaborative learning, collaborative teaching solutions, online technologies
ISBN: 1741070805
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > JOURNALISM AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING (190300)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 OLT Exploring Integrated Learning Environments
Copyright Statement: This work is copyright. Apart from any use permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without written permission from the copy right holders.
Deposited On: 14 Jul 2011 08:43
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2011 19:05

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