THE USE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOOLS TO SUPPORT THE COORDINATION OF COLLABORATIVE LEARNING

Marcelo Augusto Rauh Schmitt, Liane Margarida Rockenbach Tarouco

Abstract

Coordination plays a fundamental role in collaborative learning. When collaboration is supported by computers, automatic coordination mechanisms must be deployed. This paper aims to study the possibility of transfering project management tools commonly used in work contexts to learning contexts. We propose a coordination model that makes the change of area feasible, and that favours learner’s autonomy. Two case studies were carried out and a new tool was built in order to test the hypothesis. The results of the current research suggest that project management tools are viable alternatives to automatic coordination support, as long as they are used under a proper paradigm.

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Augusto Rauh Schmitt M. and Margarida Rockenbach Tarouco L. (2011). THE USE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOOLS TO SUPPORT THE COORDINATION OF COLLABORATIVE LEARNING . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CeLS, (CSEDU 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-50-8, pages 345-352. DOI: 10.5220/0003474203450352


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@conference{cels11,
author={Marcelo Augusto Rauh Schmitt and Liane Margarida Rockenbach Tarouco},
title={THE USE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOOLS TO SUPPORT THE COORDINATION OF COLLABORATIVE LEARNING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CeLS, (CSEDU 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={345-352},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003474203450352},
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: CeLS, (CSEDU 2011)
TI - THE USE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOOLS TO SUPPORT THE COORDINATION OF COLLABORATIVE LEARNING
SN - 978-989-8425-50-8
AU - Augusto Rauh Schmitt M.
AU - Margarida Rockenbach Tarouco L.
PY - 2011
SP - 345
EP - 352
DO - 10.5220/0003474203450352