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International Journal of Education and Management Engineering(IJEME)

ISSN: 2305-3623 (Print), ISSN: 2305-8463 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJEME Vol.1, No.3, Sep. 2011

Using New Technologies to Support Collaborative Learning for College Students

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Author(s)

Xiao Xiong. Xu,Wan ting.Ye,Qiong.Shang

Index Terms

Collaborative learning; technologies; college students

Abstract

The study creates collaborative learning environments with Mind Map, Blog and Wiki based on the curriculum named learning science and technology. Participants are 117 college students from Ningbo University. Case study and Questionnaires reveal using new technologies can support collaborative learning for them and improve their collaborative awareness and capability. In addition, learning technologies brings about the cognitive load in the learning process so that collaborative learning is not deep enough.

Cite This Paper

Xiao Xiong. Xu,Wan ting.Ye,Qiong.Shang,"Using New Technologies to Support Collaborative Learning for College Students", IJEME, vol.1, no.3, pp.73-78, 2011.

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