Using WebQuest as scaffolding in the wiki for collaborative learning Online publication date: Mon, 30-Dec-2013
by Jinzhong Yang; Jianping Zhang
International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning (IJCEELL), Vol. 23, No. 3/4, 2013
Abstract: The wiki is a suitable tool for online collaborative learning. In this study, WebQuest was used as scaffolding in the wiki to support students' collaborative learning. This research aimed to investigate learners' acceptance of the new learning approach and their learning outcomes. The results show that learners maintained more goal-oriented when they utilised WebQuest as scaffolding in the wiki, and kept better interactions among members, and reduced navigational disorientation. Also, the students in the experimental groups achieved better learning outcomes.
Online publication date: Mon, 30-Dec-2013
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