Factors Leveraging the Collaborative Potential of Online Learning Environments

2007-10-01
Advances in technology, indeed offers significant opportunities for creating powerful collaborative learning environments. It is stated by many researchers that there is a need for a broad research agenda to gain a better understanding of the social, affective, and cognitive processes involved in computer supported collaborative learning. This paper is intended to discuss the important factors leveraging the collaborative potential of online learning environments which would be helpful for improving classroom practices. These factors could be listed as follows: CSCL environment should be (1) beneficial for students’ learning, (2) increasing students’ motivation, (3) satisfactory for learner support, (4) promoting CMC, and (5) facilitating group work.

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Citation Formats
T. Gürbüz, “Factors Leveraging the Collaborative Potential of Online Learning Environments,” Québec City, Québec, Canada, 2007, p. 44, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/72025.