MSc student voices about learning together in an online academic conversation club: a collaborative student project

Authors

  • Anita Fromm University of Hertfordshire
  • Bolatito Adigun-Lawal
  • Stella Akinmoju
  • Nnenna Onyenucheya
  • Frederick Otchere
  • Victoria Udeh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47408/jldhe.vi22.741

Keywords:

Active Listening, Oral Paraphrasing, online synchronous communication, Covid-19

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2021-10-13

How to Cite

Fromm, A., Adigun-Lawal , B. ., Akinmoju , S. ., Onyenucheya , N. ., Otchere , F. . and Udeh, V. . (2021) “MSc student voices about learning together in an online academic conversation club: a collaborative student project”, Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, (22). doi: 10.47408/jldhe.vi22.741.

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Adapting core features of learning development: skills and writing support