A framework for a cyber classroom: towards a human-centric virtual classroom

Mula, Joseph M. (2010) A framework for a cyber classroom: towards a human-centric virtual classroom. In: 2010 International Conference on Internet Studies (NETs2010), 25-27 Nov 2010, Taipei, Taiwan.

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Many tradition teaching environments rely mainly on synchronously delivering, sharing, and interacting with learners. Learning is more asynchronous but is connected to teaching. The ‘holy grail’ of contemporary learning and teaching is to create that same traditional classroom feel within a virtual environment but use the power of e-communications and digital resources to enrich e-teaching and e-learning for solitary and collective learners. This paper describes an action learning approach to enhancing these environments to become more digital so that all students no matter where they are can avail themselves of the resources usually only available on-campus. The next step is a human-centric virtual classroom. The paper describes the possibilities and pitfalls of applying digital technologies to close the ‘soft’ information gap between on- and off-campus accounting students in a digital environment.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions preventing deposit.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2011 05:20
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:32
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-learning; e-teaching; virtual learning environments; e-learning technologies and systems; e-learning evaluation; accounting education
Fields of Research : 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0805 Distributed Computing > 080503 Networking and Communications
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
10 Technology > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100503 Computer Communications Networks
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930599 Education and Training Systems not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/18566

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