AN ONLINE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIVIST TOOL: A Secondary School Experience In The Developing World

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  • 2008

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  • 9

Sayı: 

  • 3

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87-98

Yayın Dili: 

  • İngilizce

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Abstract (2. Language): 

With the rapid advances in technology, several online learning tools come onto the stage. Being an online learning delivery tool to support a full range of teaching and learning activities conducted by educational institutions Moodle facilitates online content creation and collaboration by entailing various social and communication tools that support teacher-student, student-student, and teacher-teacher interactions. This paper presents the "Moodling"(Moodle, 2005) experience within a secondary school in a developing country, namely Turkey. Based on a focus discussion group with the foreign language teachers, the author depicts the critical points that need to be taken into consideration so that an effective collaborative online platform for both teachers and students to learn together can exist.

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Akbaba-Altun, S. (2006). Complexity of Integrating Computer Technologies into
Education in Turkey. Educational Technology and Society, 5(3).
http://www.ifets.info/journals/9_1/15.pdf
Anderson, T. (2004). Toward a theory of online learning. In T. Anderson & F. Elloumni

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