Share Paper: Online Group Work: Yeah or Nay? Student-Generated Suggestions for Online Collaboration

  1. Adriana D' Alba, University of West Georgia, United States
Wednesday, June 27 3:50 PM-4:10 PM Jordaan 1

Abstract: Group collaboration has existed since the beginning of our history as human species, and it is embedded in all aspects of our society. Men and women continue to work together to solve problems and to learn from each other. Group work in learning environments is a common practice and not surprisingly, collaboration is listed as one of the essential 21st century skills that students must have to succeed in this increasingly globalized society. In the online learning environment, group work has often offered a challenge to both instructors and students alike. Frequently, online instructors require students to work in groups ...