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Author Hamer, John ♦ Sheard, Judithe ♦ Luxton-Reilly, Andrew ♦ Purchase, Helen C.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Educational technology ♦ Collaborative learning ♦ Contributing pedagogies
Abstract Activities that require students to collaborate, share solutions, review each others' work, or create materials explicitly for the use of other students have been shown to be beneficial not only to students' learning of the material, but to their reflective, critical and creative skills. This paper presents a snap-shot of tools currently reported as being used to support such collaborative activities in Computer Science education. Basing our analysis on an extensive review of recent Computer Science Education literature, we categorize these tools according to both their form and use while identifying gaps, limitations and opportunities.
Description Affiliation: Monash Unversity, Caulfield East, Melbourne, Australia (Sheard, Judithe) || University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand (Hamer, John; Purchase, Helen C.) || University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland (Luxton-Reilly, Andrew)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2013-12-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Inroads
Volume Number 2
Issue Number 2
Page Count 14
Starting Page 78
Ending Page 91


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Source: ACM Digital Library