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Networked collaborative learning : social interaction and active learning / Guglielmo Trentin.

Author/Creator:
Trentin, Guglielmo.
Publication:
Oxford : Chandos, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (185 p.)
Edition:
1st edition
Series:
Chandos internet series
Chandos internet series Networked collaborative learning
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Subjects:
Internet in higher education.
Telecommunication in higher education.
Computer-assisted instruction.
Active learning.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
The sustainability of Networked Collaborative Learning (NCL) is a key topic of discussion amongst the institutions where it has been or may potentially be introduced. In order to determine the extent of NCL's sustainability, the added value university education may yield by adopting collaborative learning strategies must be quantified. In turn, an understanding of the implications NCL produces in terms of design and management is gained. After comparing NCL with other Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) approaches and discussing the possible reasons for adopting it, a multidimensional model for
Contents:
Cover; Networked CollaborativeLearning: Social interactionand active learning; Copyright; Contents; List of tables and figures; About the author; List of acronyms; Preface; 1 Technology-enhanced learning and networked collaborative learning; Educational uses of ICT; Content-driven TEL; TEL-based collaborative learning approaches; TEL, quality and application context; TEL and NCL sustainability; Notes; 2 The pedagogical dimension; Learning theories and learning models; Collaborative learning and active involvement; Social aspects and communication pacing in NCL
How to foster NCL at university level: an exampleNCL: motivations for adoption; Final remarks; Notes; 3 The e-teacher professional dimension; The need for professionalism; Conditions for e-teaching; Teacher education and professional development; An Italian experience in teacher training; The Xanadu training model; Some final reflections on e-teacher status; Notes; 4 The instructional design dimension; Designing an NCL course; Instructional design models; The Polaris model; Designing the logical communication architecture; Project evaluation; Summarising; Notes
5 The evaluation and assessment dimensionSome key concepts related to evaluation; Evaluation and monitoring in NCL; E-assessment; Evaluation through interaction analysis; Evaluation through analysis of co-production processes; Self-evaluation (formative evaluation); Notes; 6 Conclusions; Appendix - education design support grid; How to fill in the grid; References; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-84334-502-1
1-78063-164-2
OCLC:
867317236