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ERIC Number: ED502082
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul-1
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
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An Online Social Constructivist Tool: A Secondary School Experience in the Developing World
Kok, Ayse
Online Submission, Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education--TOJDE v9 n7 p87-98 Jul 2008
With the rapid advances in technology, several online learning tools come onto the stage. Being an online learning delivery tool to support a full range of teaching and learning activities conducted by educational institutions Moodle facilitates online content creation and collaboration by entailing various social and communication tools that support teacher-student, student-student, and teacher-teacher interactions. This paper presents the "Moodling"(Moodle, 2005) experience within a secondary school in a developing country, namely Turkey. Based on a focus discussion group with the foreign language teachers, the author depicts the critical points that need to be taken into consideration so that an effective collaborative online platform for both teachers and students to learn together can exist. (Contains 1 table.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey