Title

Facilitating Online Learning via Zoom Breakout Room Technology: A Case of Pair Programming Involving Students with Learning Disabilities

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2021

DOI

10.17705/1CAIS.04812

Publication Title

Communications of the Association for Information Systems

Volume

48

Pages

12 (88-100)

Abstract

The coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has required many educators to redesign how they deliver their courses. In this study, we develop innovative procedures and pedagogy to teach pair programming via Zoom breakout rooms in a cloud environment. We report six fundamental innovative teaching mechanisms and procedures: 1) strategically planning a course, 2) effectively managing teaching resources, 3) enhancing faculty responsiveness, 4) selecting reliable technology, 5) mandating online educator’s training, and 6) accommodating students with learning disabilities. From teaching pair programming via Zoom breakout rooms, we have gained valuable experience in promoting collaborative, engaging, active, and problem-based learning activities in a cloud environment. Our results enrich our knowledge of delivering online education and contribute to pair programming literature in general.

Comments

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ORCID

0000-0002-4256-8476 (He), 0000-0001-9157-3493 (Pribesh), 0000-0001-9663-4355 (Watson), 0000-0003-0304-1740 (Major)

Original Publication Citation

Li, L., Xu, L. D., He, Y. M., He, W., Pribesh, S., Watson, S. M., & Major, D. A. (2021). Facilitating online learning via zoom breakout room technology: A case of pair programming involving students with learning disabilities. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 48, 88-100, Article 12. https://doi.org/10.17705/1cais.04812

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