A tale of two cities: computer mediated teaching & learning in Melbourne and Singapore

@inproceedings{MunroSmith2002ATO,
  title={A tale of two cities: computer mediated teaching & learning in Melbourne and Singapore},
  author={Nigel Munro-Smith},
  booktitle={ASCILITE},
  year={2002}
}
This paper examines the emergence of differing student behaviour in the use of ICT in Melbourne and Singapore. It seeks to explain the stark contrasts in intra-group communication and the use of online course materials in terms of cultural differences, drawing largely on Hofstede’s framework for cultural analysis. Hofstede found Australians to be highly individualistic and to have both low power distance and low uncertainty avoidance. Singaporeans were found to be towards the other end of the… CONTINUE READING

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