Share Paper: Developing Emoticon Support Tool Based on Emotional Affordance to Facilitate Peer Feedback in Online Collaborative Learning

  1. Cheolil Lim, Department of Education, Seoul National University, Korea (South)
  2. Taejung Park, Department of Education, Seoul National University, Korea (South)
  3. Wonjoon Hong, Department of Education, Seoul National University, Korea (South)
Wednesday, October 10 11:15 AM-12:15 PM Salle de Bal Est

Abstract: Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) supports various communicative activities of sharing information, mutually exchanging opinions, and negotiating meaning among students in web-based collaborative environments. However, the text-based forms of CMC have some limitations in expressing effective and emotional responses or reactions while giving and receiving peer feedbacks. Therefore, this research suggests Emoticon Support Tool for emotional affordances to enhance online collaborative learning through active, dynamic, and diverse peer interactions. The framework for the Emoticon Support Tool takes the form of an emoticon-classified table on the basis of 6X3 emotion matrix containing two axes of the kinds and the intensity levels of fundamental ...