Bridging the Gap between Students and Computers for Internet Group Learning Activity
Chen-Chung Liu, Graduate Institute of Network Learning Technology, National Central University, Taiwan ; Shu-Yuan Tao, Department of Information Management, Chungyu Institute of Technology, Taiwan ; Jinu-Ning Nee, Baw-Juiune Liu, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Montreal, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-56-3 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
The web-based computer supported collaborative learning is a scheme that facilitates the student's collaborative learning after the class for improving the learning more effectively. However, there exists the gap of time and space between the student and the computer, due to the reason that the web-based collaborative learning environment does rely entirely on the availability of the computer and the Internet. Consequently, the gap would certainly result in a doubtful aura in the interaction among the students. This study utilizes the concept of context awareness and applies a mobile computing mechanism in the web-based computer supported collaborative learning. By application for executing automatically a service, basing on the context of student identity and the learning activity, this study expects to bridge the gap between the student and the computer so as to have the student be aware of the collaborative learning aura and context, which exists anywhere and at any time.
Liu, C.C., Tao, S.Y., Nee, J.N. & Liu, B.J. (2005). Bridging the Gap between Students and Computers for Internet Group Learning Activity. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2005--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 3703-3710). Montreal, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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