ASSESSMENT AND COLLABORATION IN ONLINE LEARNING

Karen Swan, Jia Shen, Starr Roxanne Hiltz

Abstract


Assessment can be seen as the engine that drives student course activity, online or off. It is particularly important in encouraging and shaping collaborative activity online. This paper discusses three sorts of online collaborative activity—collaborative discussion, small group collaboration, and collaborative exams. In each of these areas, it provides both theoretical grounding and practical advice for assessing, and so encouraging, collaboration in online courses.


Keywords


Online Collaboration,Assessment,Course Discussion,Small Group Work,Collaborative Exams

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24059/olj.v10i1.1770



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