Blended learning extension in a global collaborative learning environment

Susilawati, Connie (2015) Blended learning extension in a global collaborative learning environment. In 21st Annual Pacific-Rim Real Estate Society Conference, 18-21 January 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Abstract

The advancement of technology and the internet have created global collaborative learning opportunities and changed learning and teaching in any discipline around the world, including in developing countries. The availability of web-based resources and high-speed internet infrastructure has extended the opportunities to conduct blended learning and new ways of distance learning beyond virtual class room webinars. The aim of this exploratory paper is to review the challenges and opportunities for increasing student engagement in virtual learning. A reflective analysis of international collaborative learning case studies, published articles and practices in virtual learning is used to explore the extension of blended learning organised and participated by institutions from multiple countries. The lessons learnt from flexible learning delivery in professional practice courses in Property Education are used to evaluate potential extensions of blended learning implementation in a global context.

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ID Code: 83857
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: blended learning, student engagement, professional based learning, virtual learning, work integrated learning
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900) > Education not elsewhere classified (139999)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > COMMERCIAL SERVICES (150400) > Real Estate and Valuation Services (150403)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 05 May 2015 02:50
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2015 03:48

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