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Using the Internet for professional development

Farren, Margaret (1998) Using the Internet for professional development. In: 3rd European Conference on Integrating ICT in the Curriculum, 1998, Dublin City University, Ireland.

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Abstract

This paper reports on a short course that used the Internet in the context of a professional peer group learning environment. The course made use of the WebCT conferencing system. This system allows messages to be kept in a central location. As it is asynchronous, a receiver can read a message and respond to it at a time convenient to them. Extracts from different forums are presented that provide examples of the types of communication that took place and participants perceived advantages and disadvantages of online communication.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:Internet;
Subjects:Social Sciences > Education
Social Sciences > Educational technology
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Science > School of Education Studies
DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Publisher:Dublin City University
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
Funders:European Union
ID Code:675
Deposited On:29 Oct 2008 16:06 by Margaret Farren. Last Modified 17 Feb 2009 11:40

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