Multi-dimensional tracking in virtual learning teams - An exploratory study

  • In this paper we discuss how group processes can be influenced by designing specific tools in computer supported collaborative leaning. We present the design of a shared workspace application for co-constructive tasks that is enriched by certain functions that are able to track, analyze and feed back parameters of collaboration to group members. Thereby our interdisciplinary approach is mainly based on an integrative methodology for analyzing collaboration behavior and patterns in an implicit manner combined with explicit surveyed data of group members’ attitudes and its immediate feedback to the groups. In an exploratory study we examined the influence of this feedback function. Although we could only analyze ad-hoc groups in this study, we detected some benefits of our methodology which might enrich real life Learning Communities’ collaboration processes. The data analysis in our study showed advantages of this feedback on processes of a group’s well-being as well as parameters of participation. These results provide a basis for further empirical work on problem solving groups that are supported by means of parallel interaction analysis as well as its re-use as information resource.

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Author:Jörg Zumbach, Martin Mühlenbrock, Marc Jansen, Peter Reimann, Heinz Ulrich Hoppe
URN:urn:nbn:de:hbz:1393-opus4-886
URL:https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/2882/0fca89918ad915bc0fbc54318149136b099e.pdf?_ga=2.261299720.423988867.1549545592-1747001945.1549545592
Parent Title (English):Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL)
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Language:English
Year of Completion:2002
Date of first Publication:2019/02/07
Release Date:2019/02/07
First Page:650
Last Page:651
Institutes:Fachbereich 1 - Institut Informatik
DDC class:100 Philosophie und Psychologie / 150 Psychologie
000 Allgemeines, Informatik, Informationswissenschaft / 004 Informatik
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung