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Peer-to-peer communication between students to facilitate placements

Keegan, H and Procter, CT 2006, Peer-to-peer communication between students to facilitate placements , in: ASET Annual Placement and Employability Professionals' Conference, 2006.

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Abstract

This paper explores the use of a discussion board to facilitate discussion between students on placement and seeking placements. Evidence is presented that this peer to peer communication can alleviate some of the obstacles to students either seeking a placement or enjoying a successful placement experience. This will lead to a full and open discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of the use of a Virtual Learning Environment in placement support.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Themes: Subjects / Themes > L Education
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Business & Law > Salford Business School > Centre for Digital Business
Journal or Publication Title: ASET Annual Conference: Proceedings of the 2006 Placement and Employability Professionals' Conference
Publisher: ASET
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: ISBN: 0954223152
Depositing User: Chris Procter
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2011 12:00
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:46
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/12908

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