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Exploiting connectedness in the informatics curriculum

Oldfield, Stanley and Morse, David (2007). Exploiting connectedness in the informatics curriculum. Innovation in Teaching and Learning in Information and Computer Sciences, 6(3) pp. 27–46.

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The power of modern communication technology gives us an opportunity, as Informatics educators, to enhance our ability to develop our students' skills in virtual teamworking. We discuss why virtual teamworking is as relevant for students in traditional campus-based universities as it is in a distance learning context. We highlight some of the questions to be answered, and some of the problems to be overcome, in the context of our experiences in designing and delivering a virtual teamworking course at the UK Open University.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 1473-7507
Keywords: Online learning; virtual teams; appropriate technology
Academic Unit/School: 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
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 9314
Depositing User: David Morse
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2018 19:48
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