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ERIC Number: EJ1057329
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
ISSN: EISSN-1303-6521
Web 2.0 in Education: The Impact of Discussion Board on Student Performance and Satisfaction
AlJeraisy, Mashael Nasser; Mohammad, Heba; Fayyoumi, Ayham; Alrashideh, Waleed
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v14 n2 p247-258 Apr 2015
Web.2 technologies allow people to be the producer of information and this will increase the information in a network. Discussion Boards (forums) are Web.2 technology that enable student to interact, collaborate and exchange knowledge in different online courses. The main objective of this research study is to investigate the impact of Discussion Boards on students' grades and satisfaction with the learning environment. The study compared two groups of similar students studying similar topic and compared the results after 6 weeks experiment. Results showed that there is a positive impact on students' grades and student's satisfaction. Moreover, additional investigations were made to deeply understand the other related impacts that arose during the research study.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia