A Synchronous Communication Tool for Online Learning: Strategies, Issues Outcomes
Leping Liu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in San Antonio, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-61-7 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Online communication is one critical component in a Web based course. To effectively conduct the online communication, appropriate communication tool is necessary, and the integration of the tool needs to be carefully designed. This paper will introduce (a) a synchronous online communication tool Skype, (b) strategies of integrating it into online learning environment; (c) issues that students had when using Skype; and (d) students' perception and performance of using Skype, and learning outcomes from Web-based courses.
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