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Collaborative learning using Wiki and flexnetdiscuss: A pilot study
Abstract Dialogue can facilitate active engagement Dialogue can facilitate active engagement and critical thinking in learning in many situations, such as when a learner's ideas are challenged with conflicting viewpoints in a debate. Nowadays group communications in online learning processes are being supported by a range of tools. This paper focuses on the usefulness and effectiveness of the combined use of Wiki and a new communication tool that we have implemented for enhancing debate-based learning experiences. The experimental study involved the participation of small teams in a debate conducted online and in traditional settings. The analysis of the results outlines the different roles of each tool, and suggests the positive effects owing to the complementary strengths of the tools on fostering active participation and achieving high quality in the debate. and achieving high quality in the debate.
Abstractsub Dialogue can facilitate active engagement Dialogue can facilitate active engagement and critical thinking in learning in many situations, such as when a learner's ideas are challenged with conflicting viewpoints in a debate. Nowadays group communications in online learning processes are being supported by a range of tools. This paper focuses on the usefulness and effectiveness of the combined use of Wiki and a new communication tool that we have implemented for enhancing debate-based learning experiences. The experimental study involved the participation of small teams in a debate conducted online and in traditional settings. The analysis of the results outlines the different roles of each tool, and suggests the positive effects owing to the complementary strengths of the tools on fostering active participation and achieving high quality in the debate. and achieving high quality in the debate.
Bibtextype inproceedings  +
Has author Chong N.S.T. + , Michihiro Yamamoto +
Has extra keyword Computer-Supported Cooperative Work + , Distance education + , Online systems + , Telecommunication services + , Collaborative learning + , Online debates + , Web annotation + , Web based collaboration + , Learning systems +
Has keyword Online debate + , Web annotation + , Web-based collaboration + , Wiki +
Isbn 0889865434; 9780889865433  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 150–154  +
Published in Proceedings of the Fifth IASTED International Conference on Web-based Education +
Title Collaborative learning using Wiki and flexnetdiscuss: A pilot study +
Type conference paper  +
Volume 2006  +
Year 2006 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 02:53:56  +
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