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Students' perspectives on the use of technology in Online International Collaborative Learning Environment: A case from Sweden and Somaliland
Dalarna University, School of Humanities and Media Studies, Russian. Dalarna University, School of Technology and Business Studies, Information Systems.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8543-3774
Dalarna University, School of Humanities and Media Studies, Arabic.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-9343-1878
2016 (English)Conference paper, Abstract (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The presentation focuses on students’ understanding of collaborative, technology-mediated learning practices. It is based on a case study, conducted in cooperation between one university in Sweden and two in Somaliland. The structurational analysis is applied to interview and survey data from 24 students. The results show that language competence and functional technology are vital for success and that with these prerequisite met the students’ learning practices have switched from individual practices towards more collaborative ones.

 

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2016.
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Education and Learning; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Intercultural Studies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:du-22952OAI: oai:DiVA.org:du-22952DiVA: diva2:956293
Conference
10th Collaborative International Online Learning Conference, New York 25-27 April 2016
Available from: 2016-08-29 Created: 2016-08-29 Last updated: 2016-08-30Bibliographically approved

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