Teaching with technology

using online chat to promote effective in-class discussions

Leanne Cameron

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Abstract

This paper reports on the in-class online Chat discussions currently being offered by a number of courses at Macquarie University. The course tutors taking part in this study reported these discussions encouraged all students to become involved and the students understanding and engagement with course material was far better than that of students in previous years.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReadings in technology in education
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings of the International Conference on Information Communications Technologies in Education, 2006
EditorsKen Fernstrom, Kostas Tsolakidis
Place of PublicationAbbotsford, Canada
PublisherUCFV Press
Pages22-25
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)1895802268
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education (6th : 2006) - Rhodes, Greece
Duration: 6 Jul 20068 Jul 2006

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education (6th : 2006)
CityRhodes, Greece
Period6/07/068/07/06

Keywords

  • discussions
  • technology
  • computer-mediated communication
  • teaching and learning strategies

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    Cameron, L. (2006). Teaching with technology: using online chat to promote effective in-class discussions. In K. Fernstrom, & K. Tsolakidis (Eds.), Readings in technology in education: proceedings of the International Conference on Information Communications Technologies in Education, 2006 (pp. 22-25). Abbotsford, Canada: UCFV Press.