SOCIAL MECHANISMS TO MOTIVATE LEARNING WITH REMOTE EXPERIMENTS - Design Choices to Foster Online Peer-based Learning

Thieme Hennis, Heide Lukosch

Abstract

If we consider knowledge to be the result of a negotiation process about references and meaning between individuals, then, we should consider it also a collective or social property. This view underlies numerous initiatives worldwide providing unrestricted online access to educational content, software tools, and implementation resources, commonly referred to as Open Educational Resources (OER). In earlier research on the use of Open Educational Resources at the TU Delft, we addressed the issue of sustainability of OER projects in terms of organization, motivation, types of resources, types of reuse, and funding and revenue models. In this paper, we focus on how social mechanisms can contribute to increase motivation amongst stakeholders to maintain and create useful content, and engage in meaningful interactions within learning communities.

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Hennis T. and Lukosch H. (2011). SOCIAL MECHANISMS TO MOTIVATE LEARNING WITH REMOTE EXPERIMENTS - Design Choices to Foster Online Peer-based Learning . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8425-50-8, pages 183-188. DOI: 10.5220/0003307301830188


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@conference{csedu11,
author={Thieme Hennis and Heide Lukosch},
title={SOCIAL MECHANISMS TO MOTIVATE LEARNING WITH REMOTE EXPERIMENTS - Design Choices to Foster Online Peer-based Learning},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},
year={2011},
pages={183-188},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003307301830188},
isbn={978-989-8425-50-8},
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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - SOCIAL MECHANISMS TO MOTIVATE LEARNING WITH REMOTE EXPERIMENTS - Design Choices to Foster Online Peer-based Learning
SN - 978-989-8425-50-8
AU - Hennis T.
AU - Lukosch H.
PY - 2011
SP - 183
EP - 188
DO - 10.5220/0003307301830188