Telematics for group-based learning: Simplicity versus or with functionality

Johan (CTIT) van der Veen, Betty Collis, Valerie M. Jones

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    Abstract

    Group-based learning is being introduced into many settings in higher education. Is this a sustainable development with respect to the resources required? Under what conditions can group-based learning be applied successfully in distance education and in increasingly flexible campus-based learning? Can telematic support facilitate and enrich courses where group-based learning is applied? These questions formed the basis of the motivation for the research project whose main results are presented here. The goals set for the research were the identification of problems associated with planning, operationalisation and monitoring in group-based learning in higher education and the identification of telematic support options which, in combination with appropriate instructional decisions, have the potential to remedy these problems. The solutions identified were tested in the context of three case studies.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the Web-Based Platforms Cooperative Learning Workshop
    EditorsW. Appelt, K. Klockner
    Place of PublicationSankt Augustin
    PublisherG.M.D.
    Pages6-23
    Number of pages17
    ISBN (Print)1381 3625
    Publication statusPublished - 2001
    EventWeb-Based Platforms Cooperative Learning Workshop - Porto, Portugal
    Duration: 23 Apr 200225 Apr 2002

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherGMD

    Workshop

    WorkshopWeb-Based Platforms Cooperative Learning Workshop
    Period23/04/0225/04/02
    Other23-25 April 2002

    Keywords

    • METIS-203265
    • IR-36854

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