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How Do Blogs and Wikis Support Social Constructivist Learning in Math
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, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

Global Learn, in Berlin, Germany Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

Abstract

Abstract: Based on the interpretive mixed method case study, this study examines the uses of some Web 2.0 tools in Math at the school level in Lebanon. The research question discussed is:" How do Blogs and Wikis support social constructivist learning in math classes?” Data was collected from a questionnaire and interviews with focus group students and their teacher. The themes that emerged from the data analysis were the following: the ability to use blog and wiki as a tool for collaboration, knowledge construction and reflection which are the major areas supporting social constructivist learning. This article concludes that although blogs and wikis allowed collaboration, reflection and knowledge construction, the students did not use them as such naturally and independently. The teacher had a clear role in preparing collaborative and reflective learning activities that support knowledge construction and ensured that students had the skills to successfully reflect on the activity that

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Zein, R. (2015). How Do Blogs and Wikis Support Social Constructivist Learning in Math. In Proceedings of Global Learn Berlin 2015: Global Conference on Learning and Technology (pp. 18-27). Berlin, Germany: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 19, 2019 from .

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