Online courses: models and strategies for increasing interaction

Albion, Peter and Ertmer, Peggy A. (2004) Online courses: models and strategies for increasing interaction. In: 10th Australian World Wide Web Conference (AusWeb04), 3-7 July 2004, Gold Coast, Qld, Australia.

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[Abstract]: Online courses may appear to be similar to one another because they use a common set of tools to present material in web pages and provide facilities for discussion. However, the ways in which the tools are used can result in quite different experiences for course participants. This session will draw on experiences from the Master of Education program at the University of Southern Queensland and the Education Technology graduate program at Purdue University. Examples of different course models - print plus, substantive conversation, performance coaching, virtual seminar, online conference and simulation - that can be created using the common tools will be presented and discussed. Strategies for initiating, sustaining and concluding meaningful online discussions in the contexts of these models will also be presented.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright: Peter R Albion and Peggy A Ertmer, © 2004. The authors assign to Southern Cross University and other educational and non-profit institutions a non-exclusive licence to use this document for personal use and in courses of instruction provided that the article is used in full and this copyright statement is reproduced.
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Peter Albion
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2008 07:23
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:46
Uncontrolled Keywords: online education
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2709

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