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A Project-Based Learning Approach: Online Group Collaborative Learning

A Project-Based Learning Approach: Online Group Collaborative Learning
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Author(s): Jianxia Du (Mississippi State University, USA), Byron Havard (Mississippi State University, USA) and James Adams (Mississippi State University, USA)
Copyright: 2008
Pages: 10
Source title: Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Craig Van Slyke (Northern Arizona University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-949-6.ch077


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A framework for Online Group Collaborative Learning is illustrated in this paper. The foundation of the framework is based on Piaget’s concepts of assimilation and accommodation and Vygotsky’s theory of social interaction. This paper examines how an online project-based learning approach affected students’ cognitive skills development and motivation, and explored factors leading to successful collaborative projects. The results indicated that, in a project-based online group environment, unique characteristics exist for leadership style and individual role, goal setting and project management, accountability and commitment, peer supportive relationships, individual accomplishment and group accomplishments, and mixed gender and race group preference.

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