Conversations with an e-learner

DUJARDIN, Anne-Florence (2009). Conversations with an e-learner. Brookes e-journal of learning and teaching, 2 (4).

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This case study was part of a larger ethnography, which focussed on learners’ experiences of an online Master’s module in research design. In-depth interviews were conducted via instant messaging with one mature e-learner over five months. These sought to capture her perspective in order to gain a finer appreciation of what it means to be a member of an online learning culture. The study confirms the need to structure online courses so that students can develop early in their studies appropriate online social skills. It highlights the value of having a ‘key informant’ willing to engage in reflective conversations with tutors, to understand participation patterns and help foster an online learning community.

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Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre
Depositing User: Hilary Ridgway
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2010 10:59
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 10:00

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