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Blackboard: A Web-Based Resource In The Teaching Of A Multi-Disciplinary/Multi-Institutional Computer Ethics Course, Frances Grodzinsky, Joe Griffin Jan 2002

Blackboard: A Web-Based Resource In The Teaching Of A Multi-Disciplinary/Multi-Institutional Computer Ethics Course, Frances Grodzinsky, Joe Griffin

School of Computer Science & Engineering Faculty Publications

This paper will focus on the use of a commercially available collaborative learning management tool ( C L W . Blackboard and how if has been used to enhance the teaching of professional issues in a large cohort given at the University af Limerick in Ireland and a small writing-based -senior ethics course given at Sacred Heart University. This study details the various facilities offered by Blackboard, some of the ways in which the tools were used to enhance learning and critical thinking and some reflections on the strengths and weaknesses of the tool. A prospective design and implementation of an international ...