The Online Pacific Way: An Internet Teaching Approach for South Pacific Learners

Dr. Connie Marsh,
Dr. Robert Hogan
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The presentation will explore the cultural appropriateness of an on-line learning course for Pacific Island students. The course used a range of technology, particularly the communication tools of WebCT-chat rooms, discussion boards and emails, Digital Camcorders and video conferencing to deliver a student-centred approach simultaneously in two Pacific Island centres.

Keywords: Student Centred Learning, On-line Learning, Cultural Appropriateness
Stream: Community, Culture, Globalisation
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
Paper: Distance Education the Pacific Way

Dr. Connie Marsh

Senior Lecturer (Academic Development), Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching Department of Education and Psychology , University of the South Pacific

Dr. Robert Hogan

University of the South Pacific

Ref: L05P0888