Home List of Titles Creating and implementing successful online environments: a practitioner perspective
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- Creating and implementing successful online environments: a practitioner perspective
- Salmon, Gilly; Giles, Ken
- This paper is about how we attempted to overcome barriers to the use of Computer Mediated Conferencing (CMC) for effective learning in Open University Business School (OUBS) courses and the implications for successful implementation. We begin with a brief overview of potential barriers and the ways in which we attempted to overcome them. We then expand on this in the remainder of the paper. This practitioner perspective is based on an action research study in the OUBS, involving 300 part time management tutors using CMC based on FirstClassTM software as part of their multi-media distance learning courses (Salmon & Giles 1999). The results reported in this paper are intended to be a guide to help practitioners to make the most of the pedagogic opportunities provided by CMC.
- Publication type
- Journal article
- European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, (Feb 1999)
- Publication year
- FOR Code(s)
- 1301 Education Systems; 2001 Communication and Media Studies
- Action research; Computer-mediated conferencing; Conferencing structures and environments; Distance education; Distance learning; Management education; Management teaching and learning; Management teachers; Online environments; Online learning; Online moderating; Pedagogy
- European Distance and E-Learning Network
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- Copyright © 1998.
- Peer reviewed