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.
|Title of host publication||Readings in technology in education|
|Subtitle of host publication||proceedings of the International Conference on Information Communications Technologies in Education, 2006|
|Editors||Ken Fernstrom, Kostas Tsolakidis|
|Place of Publication||Abbotsford, Canada|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
|Event||International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education (6th : 2006) - Rhodes, Greece|
Duration: 6 Jul 2006 → 8 Jul 2006
|Conference||International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education (6th : 2006)|
|Period||6/07/06 → 8/07/06|
- computer-mediated communication
- teaching and learning strategies
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.