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Social Patterns in Mobile Technology Mediated Collaboration among Members of the Professional Distance Education Community
Educational Media International Vol. 45, No. 1 (March 2008) pp. 17–32
The aim of this study was to identify social patterns in mobile technology mediated collaboration among distributed members of the professional distance education community. Ten participants worked for 12 weeks designing a master's programme in...
Supporting small-group learning using multiple Web 2.0 tools: A case study in the higher education context
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 29–38
In this single-case study, small groups of learners were supported by use of multiple social software tools and face-to-face activities in the context of higher education. The aim of the study was to explore how designed learning activities...
Developing new mobile services for the Universities -University students’ conceptions of their needs for mobile tools for scaffolding learning activities
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1579–1586
The benefit of computers in collaborative learning has been broadly researched, but it is still unknown what kind of possibilities the pedagogical use of mobile tools and wireless devices can bring to learning. In this paper we will present some...
Supporting Collaborative Inquiry during a Biology Field Trip with Mobile Peer-to-Peer Tools for Learning: A Case Study with K-12 Learners
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 20, No. 2 (2012) pp. 103–117
This study explores how collaborative inquiry learning can be supported with multiple scaffolding agents in a real-life field trip context. In practice, a mobile peer-to-peer messaging tool provided meta-cognitive and procedural support, while...
Structuring and Regulating Collaborative Learning in Higher Education with Wireless Networks and Mobile Tools
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 10, No. 4 (2007) pp. 71–79
In our recent research we have explored possibilities to scaffold collaborative learning in higher education with wireless networks and mobile tools. The pedagogical ideas are grounded on concepts of collaborative learning, including the socially...
Best of Finland: Mapping support strategies for pre-service teachers’ ICT integration: SQD in Finland.
Teemu Valtonen; Nhi Hoang; Anneke Smits; Jo Tondeur; Jari Kukkonen; Jari Laru; Jenni Kankaanpää; Erkko Sointu
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 (Jun 24, 2019) pp. 676–683
This study focuses on pre-service teachers’ experiences with the strategies used in teacher education to support their readiness to use Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for teaching and learning. The study is grounded in the SQD model...
Socially Shared Regulation of Learning in CSCL: Understanding and Prompting Individual- and Group-Level Shared Regulatory Activities
Sanna Järvelä; Paul A. Kirschner; Allyson Hadwin; Hanna Järvenoja; Jonna Malmberg; Mariel Miller; Jari Laru
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 11, No. 3 (2016) pp. 263–280
The field of computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) is progressing instrumentally and theoretically. Nevertheless, few studies examine the effectiveness and efficiency of CSCL with respect to cognitive, motivational, emotional, and social...