Internet and Collaborative Learning. What do Students Think About It?

ID: 27151 Type: Virtual Brief Paper
  1. Laura Guerra, University of Carabobo, Venezuela

Sunday, October 25 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Location: Grand Ballroom B

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Abstract: The objective of the research was to study the perceptions of students to implement strategies of collaborative learning through Internet. The methodology used is a combination of the methodologies proposed by Felder, Johnson, Gross, Technology of Monterrey and the author. The problem solving was used as methodological resources. The experimental phase was done during three consecutive semesters, involving 350 students, from a population of approximately 1400 students. . All the electronics activities made by the group were validated in different ways by the teacher. The results were: most of students believe the strategy of collaborative learning using the Internet as very good, because it allows them to enrich the learning from the debate and discussions: the students also argue that acquired skills of communication, leadership, managing conflict, responsibility, tolerance, among others, during the development of experience, but the validation of the evaluations was loosely electronic group approved by the majority

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