Collaborative Learning in Higher Education: The Use of Wikis in Language Classes
Reis, Pedro, Distance Learning
LEARNING THEORIES AND PEDAGOGICAL PRACTICE
In this article, socioconstructivism and, more recently, connectivism are acknowledged as the learning theories that most influence our information and communication technology (ICT) pedagogical practice as e-learning course deliverers at Fernando Pessoa University.
Constructivism is based on basic principles such as: knowledge is not transmitted, but constructed actively by the student; learning is, simultaneously, an active and reflective process; the interpretation that students make of the new experience is influenced by their previous knowledge; the social interactions introduce multiple perspectives in the learning process; …
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Publication information: Article title: Collaborative Learning in Higher Education: The Use of Wikis in Language Classes. Contributors: Reis, Pedro - Author. Magazine title: Distance Learning. Volume: 7. Issue: 3 Publication date: May 1, 2010. Page number: 9+. © Information Age Publishing, Inc. 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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