JUCS - Journal of Universal Computer Science 27(5): 450-471, doi: 10.3897/jucs.67050
Designing Telecollaborative Projects for Professional Communication and User Experience
expand article infoElisabet Arnó-Macià, Mary McCall§, Daniel Kenzie§, Suvi Isohella|, Bruce Maylath§
‡ Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain§ North Dakota State University, Fargo (ND), United States of America| University of Vaasa, Vaasa, Finland
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This article draws on Trans-Atlantic and Pacific Project (TAPP) collaborations (e.g., [Arnó, 14] [Vandepitte, 16]) to show how students in already-existing technical communication classes can join other classes in realistic transnational projects through ICT and thereby acquire and enhance various types of transversal competences necessary to students’ future performance in a globalized workplace.

telecollaboration; professional communication; transversal competences; learner autonomy, usability studies, UX (User Experience), personas