Utilising Modern Technology to Assist Communication Processes for Higher Education Student Group Work

By Michael William Blissenden.

Published by Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal

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Higher Education students are, at times, required to work in a group context. That group will involve working as a team within and outside the classroom. it is necessary for such group members to communicate between themselves to ensure that the set task can be completed. Technology through the World Wide Web, now provides enormous opportunities to assit in that interactive process. There is ready access to YouTube, Facebook and Twitter applications. Through appropriate guidance by the teacher such applications can be used to enable student engagement that can be used outside and then within the classroom when the group presents.

Keywords: Student Learning, Student Engagement, World Wide Web, Interactive Teachnology

Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp.105-110. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.471MB).

Michael William Blissenden

Senior Lecturer in Law, School of Law, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Senior Lecturer in Law and having taught for over 15 years in Higher Education. Prior to moving into the University sector I was a Senior Tax Writer with Commercial Legal Publishers.