Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference
Social annotation (SA) allows learners to highlight and comment on web pages and share annotations with each other online. Despite its potential in promoting collaborative learning, how to integrate it into educational settings has not been fully studied. This study aims at introducing and exploring three different ways of incorporating SA-based activities into an online course: (a) peer review; (b) annotated discussion; and (c) collaborative reading. Students participated all three SA- based activities and took a survey at the end reporting the effectiveness of these activities. In this proposal we reported the initial findings of student participation in the three collaborative learning activities.
Original Publication Citation
Luo, T., Gao, F., & Sun, Y. (2013). Using social annotation tools to foster collaborative learning. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference.
Luo, Tian; Gao, Fei; and Sun, Yanyan, "Using Social Annotation Tools to Foster Collaborative Learning" (2013). STEMPS Faculty Publications. 7.