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1922 Current Developments in Technology-Assisted Education (2006) Using digital video to make visible the non-verbal communication and interaction in communication and leadership courses

By G. Andersson, S. Larsen and H. Wu

Abstract

“Organization theory, communication and leadership for vocational training programs ” is a 30 credits course focusing on interdisciplinary interaction, communication and conflict resolution. This approach makes the course suitable for many on-campus and lifelong learning programs. Main target groups include, but are not limited to college of engineering, college of education and school of nursing. Traditional courses on these topics are strong on the written and explicit part of communication but fail in large to meet the challenges in non-verbal communication and interaction. To better target the challenges we use an approach including real life cases, role-play, multimedia and ongoing analyzes, replacing traditional lectures with student guidance, dialogue and interaction in a flexible team oriented learning environment. This paper present one possible infrastructure using teams of academics, case studies, learning management systems (LMS) and digital video-recordings. Further we discuss and reflect on our experiences with student guidance, dialogue and interaction in a flexible team oriented learning environment using digital video as one key component. The course presented uses case studies focusing on interaction practices. The case studies includes the use of digital video to make visible the non-verbal communication and interaction. The digital recordings form the basis of the supplementary work and analyzes both oncampus in the teams and off-campus using Internet. Reflections and dialogs on the digital materials ar

Topics: inte
Year: 2009
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