Exploration of Multi-cultural Teaching and Learning in a Collaborative Virtual Environment

Gonca Telli Yamamoto (Okan University, Turkey), Michael D. Featherstone (Jacksonville State University, USA), Faruk Karaman (Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey) and Patricia C. Borstorff (Jacksonville State University, USA)
Copyright: © 2011 |Pages: 312
EISBN13: 9781613503805|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-599-5.ch018
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The chapter details the experiences both students and instructors encountered in creating and participating in a cross-cultural virtual team conducted predominantly in a virtual environment. We describe problems encountered and often (though not always) overcome. Students learned both the rewards and the frustrations such teams experience as they learned to participate in and contribute to the collective intelligence of the team.
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