標題: Assessing the effects of interactive blogging on student attitudes towards peer interaction, learning motivation, and academic achievements
作者: Yang, C.
Chang, Y. -S.
經營管理研究所
Institute of Business and Management
關鍵字: blogs;hybrid learning environment;peer learning;Web-based learning
公開日期: 1-四月-2012
摘要: Blogs have been increasingly used to supplement traditional classroom lectures in higher education. This paper explores the use of blogs, and how student attitudes towards online peer interaction and peer learning, as well as motivation to learn from peers, may differ when using the blog comments feature, and when students are encouraged to read and comment on each other's work. We contrast two ways blogs affect learning engagement: (1) solitary blogs as personal digital portfolios for writers; or (2) blogs used interactively to facilitate peer interaction by exposing blogging content and comments to peers. A quasi-experiment was conducted across two semesters, involving 154 graduate and undergraduate students. The result suggests that interactive blogs, compared with isolated blogs, are associated with positive attitudes towards academic achievement in course subjects and in online peer interaction. Students showed positive motivation to learn from peer work, regardless of whether blogs were interactive or solitary.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2729.2011.00423.x
http://hdl.handle.net/11536/15880
ISSN: 0266-4909
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2729.2011.00423.x
期刊: JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED LEARNING
Volume: 28
Issue: 2
起始頁: 126
結束頁: 135
顯示於類別:期刊論文


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