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On-Line Presentations: Real-time Collaboration: Best Fit for Your Classroom

By McSporran, Mae Mcsporran and Zhong Tang


There is more competition and greater use of the Internet to support students across space and time. In this study we develop our earlier work (NACCQ 2001 ) by adapting our software to include bundled free electronic conference and remote application sharing software. "Writers have touted the use of this type of facility as offering endless possibilies or called telelearning, the third generation of distance learning Taylor (2001) cited in (Caladine, 2001). In fact One university has gone as far as running a mandatory staff development course on using computer conferencing (Rice and Bantow, 1999). In this "flurry to create virtual Universities", (Hart and Gilding, 1997 p.263), educational institutes have seen a huge explosion in global education. Bonk, Kirkley, Hara and Dennen (2000) It is only a matter of time until the technology now available is used more extensively by educators. Our applications can include any kind of multimedia produced documents or courseware and it encompasses the original `peer marking system' developed previously. We, like Monash (Giles, 1997)or the University of Melbourne, (McCrohen, Lo, Dang, and Johnston, 2001) hope to include video 312 and time consuming for the lecturer. This application makes the task of collecting the marked data, whether in class, or by distance, quick and efficient. The Quick Reporting System developed in Delphi provides timely information in a tight well-formatted manner. Final reports are available within minutes of a completed presentation

Topics: Key words, Electronic conferencing Teaching and Learning, Electronic Education, Evaluation, Presentation, On-line Learning, Online Learning, Distance learning, 1. DESCRIPTION OF THE
Year: 2002
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