Project

Scripting CSCL: Evaluating the impact of scripts in asynchronous discussions and wikis

Acronym
Het scripten van CSC
Duration
01 October 2007 → 30 September 2010
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Education curriculum
    • Education systems
    • General pedagogical and educational sciences
    • Instructional sciences
    • Specialist studies in education
    • Other pedagogical and educational sciences
Keywords
online learning computer supported collaborative learning wikis scripts asynchronous discussions
 
Project description

This project focuses (1) on investigating the impact of specific scripts on collaborative learning in asynchronous discussion groups and in wikis and (2) on the accumulative character of knowledge building in wikis. The results of the empirical research focusing on identifying scripts that have a positive impact will furtermore lead to the development of evidence based guidelines for practice.