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Using Online Collaborative Tools for Groups to Co-Construct Knowledge

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Using Online Collaborative Tools for Groups to Co-Construct Knowledge
(limit 250 words) Purpose This paper reports and describes the use of MediaWiki and Google Docs at undergraduate level as online collaboration tools for co-constructing knowledge in group project work. Design/methodology/approach (limit 100 words) Participants included twenty-two undergraduate students from the Information Management program at The University of Hong Kong. All students have used (1) MediaWiki for the major project in their Knowledge Management course and (2) Google Docs for their final year project. Questionnaires and semi-structured telephone interviews were administered after completion of the course / final year project. All interview conversations were audio recorded and transcribed for analysis. Each interview transcript was emailed to the corresponding respondent for accuracy review. The qualitative data supplemented enriched and clarified the quantitative responses from the online surveys. Findings (limit 100 words) Results indicated positive experiences from us...
Sam Kai Wah Chu, David M. Kennedy
Added 16 Sep 2011
Updated 16 Sep 2011
Type Journal
Year 2011
Where OIR
Authors Sam Kai Wah Chu, David M. Kennedy
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