Advertisement

Developing an Online Publication Collaborating among Students in Different Disciplines

  • Kirsi Silius
  • Anne-Maritta Tervakari
  • Meri Kailanto
  • Jukka Huhtamäki
  • Jarno Marttila
  • Teemo Tebest
  • Thumas Miilumäki
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 144)

Abstract

In order to offer opportunities to practice collaboration skills to students of hypermedia engineering and students of journalism and mass communication, a cross-university course “Developing an Online Publication for Journalism” based on simulations of real-world design projects was organised in spring 2011. According the results, the simulations motivated both hypermedia and journalism students to learn and to develop their professional competencies and collaboration skills. A web service design project with special working methods was unfamiliar to the journalism students, who were dissatisfied with the division of work tasks and asked for more instructions and guidance.

Keywords

Social Network Analysis Work Task Online Publication Collaboration Skill Social Network Analysis Method 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Carrol, J.M., Rosson, M.B.: Towards Even More Authentic Case-Based Learning. Education Technology 45, 5–11 (2005)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Becher, T., Trowler, P.R.: Academic Tribes and Territories: Intellectual enquiry and the culture of disciplines, 2nd edn. Open University Press (2001)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Kolb, D.A.: Learning Styles and Disciplinary Differences. In: Chickering, A. (ed.) The Modern American College. Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco (1981)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Silius, K., Miilumäki, T., Huhtamäki, J., et al.: Students’ Motivation for Social Media Enhanced Studying and Learning. Knowl. Management & E-Learning: An International J. The Special Issue on Technology Enhanced Learning 2(1), 51–67 (2010)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Wasserman, S., Faust, K.: Social Network Analysis Methods and Applications. Cambridge University Press, New York (1994)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Freeman, L.C.: Methods for Social Network Visualization. In: Meyers, R.A. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science. Springer, Berlin (2009)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag GmbH Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kirsi Silius
    • 1
  • Anne-Maritta Tervakari
    • 1
  • Meri Kailanto
    • 1
  • Jukka Huhtamäki
    • 1
  • Jarno Marttila
    • 1
  • Teemo Tebest
    • 1
  • Thumas Miilumäki
    • 1
  1. 1.Tampere University of TechnologyTampereFinland

Personalised recommendations