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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.

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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: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and 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: 08 Oct 2016 18:12
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/26269
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