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Strategies for Students and Instructors how to Improve Online Groupwork

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E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-66-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA


Online groupwork is becoming an increasingly popular instructional strategy. Although researchers have questioned the benefits of groupwork in online learning environments, little empirical research has examined the challenges it presents. The purpose of this study was to investigate the experience of students involved in online groupwork by to find strategies that could be implemented to assist students in completing groupwork online.


Koh, M.H. & Barbour, M. (2008). Strategies for Students and Instructors how to Improve Online Groupwork. In C. Bonk, M. Lee & T. Reynolds (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2008--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 2858-2865). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 26, 2019 from .

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