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ERIC Number: EJ784515
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 17
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-1315
A Design to Promote Group Learning in E-Learning: Experiences from the Field
Sun, Pei-Chen; Cheng, Hsing Kenny; Lin, Tung-Chin; Wang, Feng-Sheng
Computers & Education, v50 n3 p661-677 Apr 2008
The Internet enables learners to be brought together where they can cooperate in learning in groups without space and time limitations. It is, however, quite a challenge to form ideal groups in a short time and ensure satisfactory interaction for learners in cyberspace. In this study, we propose a useful grouping method to help teachers improve group-learning in e-learning by first establishing effective groups with rules based on data mining, and then facilitating student interaction using a system that monitors members' communication status. Field observations and quantitative evidence show the validity and practicability of the proposed method.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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