Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-02-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
The current study investigates changes in groups cohesion and collaboration in an online environment using the TEC (Trust building in an Online Collaborative Environment) model (Hoter, Shonfeld & Ganayem, 2009; 2012). The TOCE model provides a template for gradual contact and collaboration in small heterogeneous groups in online environments. Data was collected from a one year online college course which included students from 8 different teacher education colleges representing different cultural groups in Israel (Arabs and Jews). The course used both synchronous and a-synchronous platforms and the assignments were carried out in small multicultural groups. Results show significant improvement in cohesiveness and collaboration within the small work groups.
Shonfeld, M., Hoter, E. & Ganayem, A. (2013). Improving Collaborative Online Learning Using the TEC Model. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2013--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1028-1033). New Orleans, Louisiana, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 21, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/48252/.
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