UK and US criminology students communicate online: enhancing current learning and teaching practices

Wilcox, Paula, Jones, Helen, Sumner, Maggie and Berrington, Eileen (2008) UK and US criminology students communicate online: enhancing current learning and teaching practices In: Connections: Sharing the learning space: articles from the Learning and Teaching Conference 2007, University of Brighton, UK, 2007.

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Abstract

Discussion of an internation initiative involving universities in the UK and the USA focuses attention on how the use of online technologies can evolve alongside current learning and teaching practices in higher education, thus enhancing student communication. The aims of the initiative were fourfold: to change modes of student communication (individual and group), to develop students' potential to think across cultural and national borders, to extend their communication across such borders, and to develop students' ICT mediated interactional skills. The paper concludes that, although the students involved in this project study criminology and criminal justice, its structure and principes are transferrable to other disciplines

Item Type: Contribution to conference proceedings in the public domain ( Full Paper)
Additional Information: © University of Brighton
Subjects: L000 Social Sciences
Faculties: Faculty of Health and Social Sciences > School of Applied Social Science
Depositing User: editor sass
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2009
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2014 14:45
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/5516

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