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Online collaborative design projects: overcoming barriers to communication

Sclater, Niall and Grierson, Hilary and Ion, William J. and MacGregor, Steven P. (2001) Online collaborative design projects: overcoming barriers to communication. International Journal of Engineering Education, 17 (2). pp. 189-196. ISSN 0949-149X

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Abstract

In describing the educational and technical environment for these design projects, this paper highlights the difficulties and shows ways in which students and staff have developed strategies to overcome them.