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Dr. Nellie Deutsch

Dr. Nellie Deutsch

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Engaging Computing Students on their Turf - Facebook Groups at Work

3 Feb

2012 02:00 PM (CST)

This class ran for 56 minutes

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About the class

About the class

This webinar is hosted in English

This presentation will highlight two years of experiments with using Facebook Groups to support and assess undergraduate computing students at the University of Guyana. It will provide an outline of the activities students have engaged with, identify success factors, and provide a discourse on the difficulties and limitations of using Facebook Group to support students.

Lenandlar Singh is a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Guyana. He has over 10 years experience teaching Computer Science and Information Technology at the Tertiary level. He is also the current Assistant Chief Examiner for CAPE Information Technology with the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC). His research interest is centered in the areas of User Interface Design and Evaluation, Computer Science Education and E-learning, and Social Networks in Education. Mr. Singh has supervised over 40 undergraduate computer science research projects, presented and published a number of articles, and is the co-author of a book. His latest works focus on the Use of Social Networks in Education.

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Dr. Nellie Deutsch

Dr. Nellie Deutsch


0, Canada

Lenandlar Singh is a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Guyana. He has over 10 years experience teaching Computer Science and Information Technology at the Tertiary level. He is also the current Assistant Chief Examiner for CAPE Information Technology with the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC). His research interest is centered in the areas of User Interface Design and Evaluation, Computer Science Education and E-learning, and Social Networks in Education. Mr. Singh has supervised over 40 undergraduate computer science research projects, presented and published a number of articles, and is the co-author of a book. His latest works focus on the Use of Social Networks in Education.

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