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 publicationThe i3 Spring Days
    Place of PublicationPorto
    Pages1-18
    Number of pages18
    Publication statusPublished - 2001

    Keywords

    • EWI-8727
    • METIS-203495
    • IR-36949

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    van der Veen, J. CTIT., Collis, B., & Jones, V. M. (2001). Telematics for Group-based Learning: Simplicity versus (or with?) Functionality. In The i3 Spring Days (pp. 1-18). Porto.