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Implementing Technological Communication for Online Class Group Work
IIE Annual Conference (2009)
  • Denise H. Bauer
  • Gül E. Kremer, Iowa State University
As more colleges and universities begin to offer traditional engineering courses online, there will be a need to
conduct remote group work effectively. Online collaborative methods were implemented into two online classes
requiring group case studies. Every group used each method at least once, after which, students completed a survey
asking them about their thoughts on the importance, effectiveness, and efficiency of the various communication
methods. Overall, the students felt the implementation of the technological communication was beneficial, but also
offered suggestions for improvement.
  • Technology for group work,
  • instant messaging,
  • Google documents,
  • communication,
  • engineering education
Publication Date
This is a proceeding published as Bauer, Denise H., and Gül E. Okudan. "Implementing Technological Communication for Online Class Group Work." In IIE Annual Conference. Proceedings, p. 181. Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), 2009. Posted with permission.
Citation Information
Denise H. Bauer and Gül E. Kremer. "Implementing Technological Communication for Online Class Group Work" IIE Annual Conference (2009)
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