Using Collaborative Environments in Research-Based Science Education

Fortson, Lucy F. and SubbaRao, Mark U. and Greenberg, Gary (2008) Using Collaborative Environments in Research-Based Science Education. In: EPO and a Changing World. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series, pp. 239-246.


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With the advent of the Internet, the World Wide Web and social networking systems, a number of collaborative environments have been developed that support efforts in online science education. This paper examines the basic aspects of online collaboration, describes two differing types of collaborative environments currently used, and discusses the elements of successful collaborative environments for online projects that enable research-based science education.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2017 08:13
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:26

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