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Guinau Sellés, Marta; Playà Pous, Elisabet; Aulinas Juncà, Meritxell; Rosell Ortiz, Laura; Rivero Marginedas, Lluís – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
Work on transversal competences in university degrees is a teaching line entirely established since the implementation of the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Nevertheless, undergraduate students present shortcomings in the development of some of these competences, especially on collaborative work, time management, oral and writing…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Editing, Collaborative Writing, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Cho, Moon-Heum; Lim, Seongmi – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2017
Although wikis have been widely adopted to support collaborative writing in undergraduate classrooms, educators remain concerned about the level of student participation. Using regulation theories to design interventions in the form of activities, we examined their effects on collaborative writing on wikis. Results demonstrate that with the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Collaborative Writing, Editing, Web Sites
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de Arriba, Raúl – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2017
Collaborative learning has a long tradition within higher education. However, its application in classes with a large number of students is complicated, since it is a teaching method that requires a high level of participation from the students and careful monitoring of the process by the educator. This article presents an experience in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Participation, Cooperative Learning
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Stoszkowski, John; Collins, Dave; Olsson, Cliff – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
In part one of this paper, Stoszkowski and Collins showed that shared online blogs were a useful tool to structure and support the informal learning of a cohort of final year undergraduate sports coaching students. The aim of the present study was to offer insight into student coaches' perceptions of their use and experiences of structured group…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Electronic Learning, Athletic Coaches
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Baim, Susan A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2016
Routine correspondence with the author's business technology students indicated the need for increased skill and professionalism in social media communications as a key driver of successful career development strategies. A new course designed to assist students in transitioning from typical, casual social media use to the more rigorous and…
Descriptors: Social Media, Communication Skills, STEM Education, Skill Development
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Shane-Simpson, Christina; Che, Elizabeth; Brooks, Patricia J. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2016
To test the feasibility of Wikipedia editing in large undergraduate psychology classrooms, we engaged groups of students in a large introductory-level Human Development course (N = 110) in editing Wikipedia articles to improve psychology-related content. Students attended in-class workshops and received online support to develop skills. They…
Descriptors: Encyclopedias, Electronic Publishing, Collaborative Writing, Web Sites
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Walker, Martin A.; Li, Ye – Journal of Chemical Education, 2016
Our students rely on Wikipedia on their mobile devices or laptops, since it is an extremely rich and broad resource. This article overviews the Chemistry content on Wikipedia and how students can learn to use it effectively as an information resource, critically evaluating content, and learning key information literacy skills. We also discuss how…
Descriptors: Information Skills, Information Literacy, Chemistry, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Luo, Tian – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to understand student interaction and learning in microblogging-based peer feedback sessions. The researcher examined through a case study how students interacted and provided peer feedback for each other when Twitter was enabled as a backchannel; students were also asked to report how they perceived their experience.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Journals, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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Hunt, Kathleen P.; Krakow, Melinda M. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2015
Lauded as a rewarding pedagogical approach, community-engagement can be time-consuming, resource-intensive, and difficult for instructors to manage for effective student learning outcomes. Collaborative teaching can allow instructors working in the same classroom to draw from each others' expertise and share resources. In this essay, we propose a…
Descriptors: Food, Food Standards, Teacher Collaboration, School Community Programs
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Kivunja, Charles – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
The advent of the Web as a social technology has created opportunities for the creation of informal learning environments, which have potential for innovative methodologies in learning, teaching and assessment. However, as Wolfe (2001) admonishes, "contrary to the rhetoric of cheerleaders, the Web places greater demands on students than…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Social Networks, Internet, Web Sites
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Yueh, Hsiu-Ping; Huang, Jo-Yi; Chang, Chueh – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate what factors affect students' adaptation and continued use of a Wiki system for collaborative writing tasks through an extension of the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT). This study was conducted in a general education course in a university in northern Taiwan. Data were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Cooperative Learning
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Kuo, Chia-Ling – Journal of International Social Studies, 2015
In this study the author investigated 228 pre-service teachers' experiences with a global learning wiki project in an undergraduate educational technology course. The project connected pre-service teachers with students in 11 different countries on wiki sites, participants and their overseas partners posting questions about topics of interest to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Global Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Student Projects
Chen, Chwen Jen; Chuah, Kee Man; Tho, Jimmy; Teh, Chee Siong – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2015
Wikis, being one of the popular Web 2.0 tools, have impacted students' engagement and performance particularly in the aspects of second and foreign language learning. While an increasing number of studies have focused on the effectiveness of wiki in improving students' writing skills, this study was conducted to examine the attitudinal factors…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Collaborative Writing, Web Sites, English (Second Language)
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Gregory, Peter; Gregory, Karen; Eddy, Erik – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2014
Facebook is a website with over one billion users worldwide that is synonymous with social-networking. However, in this study, Facebook is used as an "instructional network". Two sections of an undergraduate calculus course were used to study the effects of participating in a Facebook group devoted solely to instruction. One section was…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Mathematics Instruction, Technology Uses in Education, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Majid, Nazatul Aini Abd – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2014
Web 2.0 tools are expected to assist students to acquire knowledge effectively in their university environment. However, the lack of effort from lecturers in planning the learning process can make it difficult for the students to optimize their learning experiences. The aim of this paper is to integrate Web 2.0 tools with learning strategy in…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Educational Technology, College Instruction, Undergraduate Students
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