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Development of a community site for teachers to share digital learning materials PROCEEDINGS

, Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences,Kumamoto University, Japan ; , Tohoku Gakuin University, Japan ; , Sugiyama Jogakuen University, Japan

EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, in Vancouver, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-62-4 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

As the digital learning material through the Internet increases, it becomes crucial to support teachers and help them to select and use them efficiently. Educational portal sites have been a powerful way for teachers to choose materials by providing materials with or without lesson plans, or by providing a means of discussion(e.g. a discussion forum, and BBS), about how to use the materials.We developed a community site to share teachers' impressions about the materials and lesson plans. This community site works with materials delivery system.This paper describes design of the community site and results of operation a year by 34 areas including 26,000 teachers. Although it was difficult to activate communication among teachers, some operational ideas to foster their motivation to share information were found.

Citation

Inoue, K., Inagaki, T. & Kamei, M. (2007). Development of a community site for teachers to share digital learning materials. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2007--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1150-1156). Vancouver, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 24, 2017 from .

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