Using online discussion to support activities in online tutorials.

Beasley, Nicola, Davison, Brian and Hall, Hazel (2004) Using online discussion to support activities in online tutorials. In: 3rd European Conference on eLearning, 2004 November, Paris, France. (Unpublished)

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Online discussion activities are commonly used to create online communities, foster peer and tutor support, encourage reflection and provide equal opportunities for participation, particularly for fully online students. This paper describes the use of discussion in face-to-face tutorials for an undergraduate Information Delivery module. The rationale for using asynchronous discussion face-to-face is discussed and the paper then describes the evaluation of the module, examines its results, and discusses recommendations for future iterations.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Online communication; asynchronous discussion; group learning activities
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education
Library of Congress Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Item ID: 3365
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 07 May 2010 15:05
Last Modified: 09 May 2014 09:51

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