Title

Using the Internet to Support International Collaborations for Global Geography Education

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-2003

Publication Details

This article was originally published as:

Solem, M., Bell, S., Fournier, E., Gillespie, C., Lewitsky, M., & Lockton, H. (2003). Using the internet to support international collaborations for global geography education. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 27(3), 239–253. doi:10.1080/0309826032000145034

ISSN: 1466-1845

Abstract

This paper reports the results of a pilot study that evaluated a prototype instructional module designed to support international collaborative learning in the World Wide Web. The module, Migration, was tested at four higher education institutions in the United States, Canada, and Australia. Students valued the opportunity to learn global geography by collaborating electronically in multinational teams, yet many students complained about confusing instructional procedures and uncooperative team members. The results of the module evaluation provide useful suggestions for managing pedagogical issues related to the process of online international collaborative learning.

Comments

This article was originally published as:

Solem, M., Bell, S., Fournier, E., Gillespie, C., Lewitsky, M., & Lockton, H. (2003). Using the internet to support international collaborations for global geography education. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 27(3), 239–253. doi:10.1080/0309826032000145034