Title

Pandemic Pedagogy in Online Hands-On Learning for IT/IS Courses

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2021

DOI

10.17705/1cais.04811

Publication Title

Communications of the Association for Information Systems

Volume

48

Pages

80-87

Abstract

Due to the coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, many educational institutions have transitioned to online instruction. As a result, instructors need to investigate online small group learning opportunities to bond with their students who feel isolated from their peers due to social-distancing guidelines. In this paper, we discuss three key issues in online hands-on learning: 1) interactions, 2) equity and inclusive participation, and 3) students' readiness for hands-on or higher-level cognitive learning. We reflect on our teaching experience during the COVID-19 pandemic and offer suggestions to help instructors plan and implement online small group hands-on learning.

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Original Publication Citation

Zha, S., & He, W. (2021). Pandemic pedagogy in online hands-on learning for IT/IS courses. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 48, 80-87. https://doi.org/10.17705/1cais.04811

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