The Open UniversitySkip to content
 

C is for collaboration: a developmental perspective

Oldfield, Stanley J. and Morse, David R. (2008). C is for collaboration: a developmental perspective. In: IADIS International Conference e-Society 2008, 9-12 April 2008, Algarve, Portugal.

URL: http://www.esociety-conf.org/2008/
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar

Abstract

Recent advances in the technology to support Computer-Mediated Interaction make it possible to include significant experience of online collaborative activity, ranging from simple conversational socialization to complex virtual teamworking projects, in undergraduate programs of study. To be of lasting value such experiences need to be developed progressively over a student's course of study. We introduce a model that provides a framework for taking an integrated overview of this developmental dimension, and discuss the nature of the increasingly sophisticated activities that might be undertaken at different stages in the process.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS)
Keywords: cyclical Models; online interaction; virtual teamworking
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 26269
Depositing User: David Morse
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2011 13:16
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2011 13:16
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/26269
Share this page:

Actions (login may be required)

View Item
Report issue / request change

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340   general-enquiries@open.ac.uk