Internationalisation from home- global collaborative project based learning

Erik Bohemia, Aysar Ghassan

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Abstract

This paper explores how cross-institutional project-based-learning facilitated by Web 2.0 ICTs supported cross-cultural and cross-institutional student peer learning experiences. The focus of this paper relates to the most recent project named ‘The Gift’ conducted through ‘The Global Studio’. At each institution the students formed small local project teams which were paired with teams of students from one of the other collaborating universities. Initial findings suggest the majority of students perceived this innovative initiative as having facilitated their learning, especially in the intended areas of development of virtual teamwork and communication skills. This paper focuses on initial findings with regards peer learning in relation to ICTs and cross-cultural communication.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012
EventInternational Conference on Information Communication in Education - Rhodes, Greece
Duration: 1 Jul 2012 → …

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Information Communication in Education
Period1/07/12 → …

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