On-campus students' learning in asynchronous environments

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Author: Gerbic, Philippa

Abstract:

Asynchronous online discussions have the potential to improve learning in universities. This thesis reports an investigation into the ways in which undergraduates learned in online discussions when they were included within their face-to-face courses. Taking a student perspective, four case studies describe and explain the approaches to learning that were used by business undergraduates in online discussions, and examine the influence of the computer-mediated conferencing (CMC) medium and curriculum design on student learning. The investigation took a qualitative approach where case...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Teaching and learning; Technology; Evaluation; Research

Keywords: Online learning; Learning method; E-learning; Educational technology; Program evaluation; Case study; Flexible delivery

Geographic subjects: New Zealand; Oceania

Published: [Burwood, Victoria]: Deakin University, 2006

Physical description: [275] p.

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http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30023288

Notes:
On cover: Submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Deakin University December 2006

Resource type: Thesis

Call number: TD/TNC 111.195

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