Structuring Collaboration Scripts - Optimizing Online Group Work on Classroom Dilemmas in Teacher Education

Hans Hummel, Walter Geerts, Aad Slootmaker, Derek Kuipers, Wim Westera

Abstract

The optimal structure in collaboration scripts for serious games has appeared to be a key success factor. In this study we compare a ‘high- structured’ and ‘low-structured’ version of a mastership game where teachers-in-training discuss solutions on classroom dilemmas. We collected data on the differences in learning effects and student appreciation. The most interesting result shows that reports delivered by students that played the low-structured version received significantly higher teacher grades when compared to the high-structured version. [A shortened version of the paper has been included for copyright reasons.]

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Hummel H., Geerts W., Slootmaker A., Kuipers D. and Westera W. (2014). Structuring Collaboration Scripts - Optimizing Online Group Work on Classroom Dilemmas in Teacher Education . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 3: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-022-2, pages 5-8. DOI: 10.5220/0004674300050008


in Bibtex Style

@conference{csedu14,
author={Hans Hummel and Walter Geerts and Aad Slootmaker and Derek Kuipers and Wim Westera},
title={Structuring Collaboration Scripts - Optimizing Online Group Work on Classroom Dilemmas in Teacher Education},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 3: CSEDU,},
year={2014},
pages={5-8},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004674300050008},
isbn={978-989-758-022-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 3: CSEDU,
TI - Structuring Collaboration Scripts - Optimizing Online Group Work on Classroom Dilemmas in Teacher Education
SN - 978-989-758-022-2
AU - Hummel H.
AU - Geerts W.
AU - Slootmaker A.
AU - Kuipers D.
AU - Westera W.
PY - 2014
SP - 5
EP - 8
DO - 10.5220/0004674300050008