A Case Study of Online Tutoring on Computer Engineering Basic Design Education

튜터를 활용한 "컴퓨터정보통신 기초설계" 교과목의 e-Learning 강의사례

  • Published : 2009.03.31


This paper discusses the changing roles of tutors when engaging with e-learning of engineering basic design courses. Understanding the importance of these roles and identifying necessary tutoring skills are the two main keys to the success of e-learning solutions. Since online tutors play a critical role in e-learning, they must be equipped with an appropriate set of skills and attributes. The roles of e-tutors involve the social, organizational, intellectual, and technical tasks.


  1. McCreary, E. (1990) 'Three Behavioral Models for Computer Mediated Communications' In Harasim, L. (editor) Online Education' Perspectives on a New Environment, New York, NY: Praeger Publishing
  2. McPherson, M.A. and Nunes, J.M. (2004) Developing Innovation in Online Learning: An Action Research Framework. London: RoutledgeFalmer
  3. Feenberg, A. (1986) 'Network Design: An Operational Manual for Computer Conferencing', IEEE Transactions on Professional Communications, 29(1), pps.2-7
  4. Zafeiriou, G. (2000) Students' Perceptions of Issues Arising from and Factors Influencing Group Interaction in Computer Conferencing: A Grounded Theory Approach, PhD Thesis. Sheffield, UK Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield
  5. Murphy, K.L, Drabier, R., and Epps, M.L. (1998). 'A Constructivist Look at Interaction and Collaboration via Computer Conferencing', International Journal of Educational Telecommunications 4(2/3), pps.237-261
  6. Gerrard C (2002) 'Promoting Best Practice for E-tutoring through Staff Development', In Proceedings of Networked Learning 2002: Third International Conference, Lancaster University and University of Sheffield 26th March - 28th March 2002. Also available online at http://www.shef.ac.uk/nlc2002/proceedings/papers/15.htm. Last accessed 10/03/2003
  7. Barrows, H. S. (1994) Practice-Based Learning Problem-Based Learning Applied to Medical Education, Springfield IL Southern Illinois University Medical School
  8. 최성희 . 오인경 (2002). e-Learning 에서 온라인 튜터의 역할 규명: 사례를 중심으로, 기업교육연구 4(2): 157-173
  9. Berge, Z.L. (1995), 'Facilitating Computer Conferencing: Recommendations From the Field', Educational Technology, 35(1), pps. 22-30
  10. McMann, G. W. (1994) 'The Changing Role of Moderation in Computer Mediated Conferencing', In Proceedings of the Distance Learning Research Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 27-29, pps.159-166
  11. Hiltz, S. R. (1988). 'Productivity enhancement from computer-mediated communication: a systems contingency approach', Communications of the ACM, 31 (12), 1438-1454 https://doi.org/10.1145/53580.53583
  12. Mason, R. (1991) 'Moderating Educational Computer Conferencing', DEOSNEWS, 1(19). Also available online at http://www.emoderators.com/papers/mason.html. Last accessed on 10/03/2003
  13. Paulsen, M.F. (1995), 'Moderating Educational Computer Conferences' in Berge, Z. L. and Collins, M. P. (editors), Computer Mediated Communication and the On-line Classroom in Distance Education, Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press pps.81-90