Share Paper: Design to support distance teacher education communities: A case study of a student-student e-mentoring initiative

  1. Nicki Dabner, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Wednesday, March 9 6:30 PM-8:00 PM Hermitage C

Abstract: This case study investigated how one distance teacher education student e-mentoring community successfully utilized the functions and features available within a blended online environment for e-mentoring purposes. All courses in the university have sites in the university open source Learning Management System ‘Learn’ (a Moodle Hybrid) where this community is housed. In addition, the UC Live portal, introduced in January 2010, uses Microsoft’s live@EDU technology to offer email, file storage and social networking capabilities to University of Canterbury (UC) students. This paper and associated poster present an overview of the UC Live portal environment, and include an analysis of the ...