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The influence of audio communications technology on computer-supported collaborative learning

Whitelock, Denise; Scanlon, Eileen and Taylor, Josie (1996). The influence of audio communications technology on computer-supported collaborative learning. ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology, 4(1) pp. 77–84.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/0968776960040112
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Abstract

Our study set out to investigate how collaborative learning between pairs of adult subjects solving physics problems with a computer is effected when the subjects are not co-present but have an audio and computer link only. It also examined how the groups' gender composition could influence both group productivity and individual learning. This paper reports that all pairs performed significantly better in the audio condition with respect to on-task problem-solving measures, and pre-to and post-test change scores.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 1741-1629
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 16503
Depositing User: Denise Whitelock
Date Deposited: 27 May 2009 15:33
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2017 11:17
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/16503
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