Archive for the ‘Collaborative Learning’ Category

Sharing Online Experiments – An Excellent Opportunity for Networking of Higher Education Institutions

The opportunity for networking of higher education institutions (HEIs) by networking of their remote laboratories (RLs) is considered in this paper. Several important issues regarding successful HEIs networking by networking of their RLs are highlighted and resulted from a round table discussion during Experiment@ International Workshop 2016 “The Emerging Technologies on the Internet of Everything […]

Evaluating the use of Toondoo for Collaborative E-Learning of Selected Pre-Service Teachers

With the growing reliance on information technology, new trends were marshaled in the field of education to produce graduates endowed with 21st century skills. It is unequivocal that collaborative e-learning encourages teachers to innovate for the enhancement of students’ learning. In furtherance of the ongoing teaching-learning upgrades, this study aimed to evaluate the use of […]

Collaborative Learning in Global Online Education Using Virtual International Exchanges

-> Virtual international exchanges (VIEs) are a form of collaborative online international learning (COIL) in which an online, on-campus, or hybrid course connects virtually with a similar course in a different country. -> VIEs let students connect with peers in other countries to discuss concepts and ideas learned about in shared course materials, including presentations, videos, […]

Peer moderation of asynchronous online discussions: An exploratory study of peer e-moderating behaviour

This study explored patterns of e-moderating behaviour students performed when they were assigned as peer moderators of asynchronous online discussions in a reciprocal manner. Eighty-four students from an undergraduate blended course were observed during a 7-week-long online discussions. Using quantitative content analysis peer moderators’ interventions were analysed based on Smet, Keer, Wever, and Valcke’s (2010) […]

Facilitating Collaboration in Online Groups

Demonstrating the ability to collaborate effectively is essential for students moving into 21st century workplaces. Employers are expecting new hires to already possess group-work skills and will seek evidence of their ability to cooperate, collaborate, and complete projects with colleagues, including remotely or at a distance. Instructional activities and assignments that provide students with a […]

Virtual team learning: The role of collaboration process and technology affordance in team decision making

The study examines two dimensions that impact virtual team decision making. One is the influence of collaboration process structure: the sequences, patterns, and routines participants use to interact and solve problems. The other is technology affordance: the strengths and weaknesses of technologies in terms of the usefulness they offer to teams when performing tasks. Some […]