COLLABORATIVE E-LEARNING BY MEANS OF ASYNCHRONOUS DISCUSSION FORUMS AND GROUP TUTORIALS COMBINATION

Lorenzo Salas-Morera, Antonio Arauzo-Azofra, Laura García-Hernández

Abstract

A combination of teaching techniques including forums and group tutorials combination have been put into practice in Industrial Engineering and Software Engineering degree courses in order to improve students' academical performance and skills in areas including problem-solving, information management and group working by means of a collaborative learning. In addition to implementing the new teaching techniques, a set of assessment tools, including online quizzes, surveys, forum activity analyses and group tutorials co-evaluation have been used. The results presented here are drawn from a six-year experiment and prove to be a useful way of improving the students' general skills and knowledge.

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Salas-Morera L., Arauzo-Azofra A. and García-Hernández L. (2011). COLLABORATIVE E-LEARNING BY MEANS OF ASYNCHRONOUS DISCUSSION FORUMS AND GROUP TUTORIALS COMBINATION . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CeLS, (CSEDU 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-50-8, pages 367-374. DOI: 10.5220/0003441803670374


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@conference{cels11,
author={Lorenzo Salas-Morera and Antonio Arauzo-Azofra and Laura García-Hernández},
title={COLLABORATIVE E-LEARNING BY MEANS OF ASYNCHRONOUS DISCUSSION FORUMS AND GROUP TUTORIALS COMBINATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CeLS, (CSEDU 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={367-374},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003441803670374},
isbn={978-989-8425-50-8},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CeLS, (CSEDU 2011)
TI - COLLABORATIVE E-LEARNING BY MEANS OF ASYNCHRONOUS DISCUSSION FORUMS AND GROUP TUTORIALS COMBINATION
SN - 978-989-8425-50-8
AU - Salas-Morera L.
AU - Arauzo-Azofra A.
AU - García-Hernández L.
PY - 2011
SP - 367
EP - 374
DO - 10.5220/0003441803670374