ERIC Number: ED470105
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Nov
Online Collaborative Documents for Research and Coursework.
Murphy, Karen L.; Cifuentes, Lauren; Shih, Yu-Chih Doris
Online collaborative documents can be used effectively for conducting collaborative research and for learning collaboratively via the Internet. Collaborative documents are dedicated online workspaces that allow individuals or groups to use the Internet to share their work with others, edit it, and finalize it. This paper identifies Basic Support for Cooperative Work and FirstClass as Internet tools that have enabled collaboration across distance for both research and coursework, and it provides real-life applications of those tools in higher education. Discussion includes an American-Taiwanese cooperative online tutorial; small-group discussions; project-based work; collaborative problem-solving activities; brainstorming; and case-based learning. (Contains 28 references.) (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Annual Proceedings of Selected Research and Development [and] Practice Papers Presented at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (24th, Atlanta, GA, November 8-12, 2001). Volumes 1-2; see IR 021 504.