Virtual Classroom: Reflections of online learning

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Michael, Kathy (2011) Virtual Classroom: Reflections of online learning. In: Education and Technology: Innovation and Research : proceedings of ICICTE 2011. Fernstrom, Ken and Tsolakidis, Costas, eds. University of the Fraser Valley, Canada, pp. 627-636.


In order to promote a more dynamic and flexible channel of communication for students, a new interactive online e-learning system (Elluminate Live!) was piloted. This software represents a virtual learning environment and accommodates multiple learning styles through the use of collaborated communication. This comprises the use of web, audio, video, instant messaging, shared interactive whiteboard, and social networking. This paper adopts a qualitative approach, focusing on the reflections of participants (student and teacher) collated over a 12-month period of piloting online classes. This structured reflection process is seen as an appropriate learning guide for developing educational practice. Presented at the 2011 International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education.

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ICICTE11 was held at University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece, 7-9 July 2011

Item type Book Section
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ISBN 1895802504
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Economics and Finance
Historical > FOR Classification > 1399 Other Education
Historical > SEO Classification > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
Keywords ResPubID24185, reflective journalling, reflections, accounting education, Victoria University, accounting courses, finance courses, higher education, virtual classrooms
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