Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL). One of the goals in the WP2 was to get experiences of CSCL by piloting short courses. Two Finnish Clubhouses ( Suvimäki and Karhula ) offered an English for beginners -course each.
Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL)
One of the goals in the WP2 was to get experiences of CSCL by piloting short courses.
Two Finnish Clubhouses (Suvimäki and Karhula) offered an English for beginners -course each.
The course in Suvimäki consisted of 13 group meetings during the period of February to June 2009. The course in Karhula consisted of 6 group meetings.
There were 17 students altogether
The teachers were Clubhouse members
Only few members could study also at home, because not so many members have an own computer.
1. Standard English
1.1. Telling about oneself and one’s studies in English
1.2. Telling about Finland, Americans & Great Britain
1.3. Numbers, alphabets and articles
1.4.) Present time (Present tense)
1.6. Telling about the past time (imperfect tense)
1.8. Examination of standard English
2. Technical terminology (do only the tasks of your own occupational branch)
2.1. Vehicle technology
2.2. Machinery and metalwork
2.4. Electrical engineering
2.5. Arts, crafts and design
2.6. Tourism, catering and home economics
2.8. Hairdressing and beauty care
2.9. Business and administration
2.10. Health services
2.11. Presentation of your own occupational branch
2.12. Student’s feedback of the course
Englishcourse in Suvimäki
The results of the interviews made in WP2 to the question: What is typical for situations where you learn best?
WHAT ARE THE PROBLEMS OR CHALLENGES IN USING
THIS KIND OF E-LEARNING?
Moodle is an Open Source Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It has become very popular among educators around the world as a tool for creating online dynamic web sites for their students. To work, it needs to be installed on a web server somewhere, either on one of your own computers or one at a web hosting company.
MOODLE TOOLS / MODULES
Assignments Chats Choices
Feedback Forum Database
Glossary Lesson Questionnaire
We can store
Files, Links, Webpage, Foldes, Database, Portfolio, Labers, LMS Package
We van communicate through
Chatrooms, Forums, Messaging, Calendar, RSS, Dialogue
We can collaborate through
Blog, Wiki, Glossary, Social network, Database, Lesson, Forum, Workshop
We can evaluate
Grade, Quiz, Choice, Scales, Gradebook, Ratings, Survey, Assignment
APPLICATION of the ELECT Project:
”The ELECT Project will create and implement also a ”Collaborative Computing Strategy” to create an internet-based European intranet and extranet systems for Supported Education for people with mental health problems.”
”The use of so called open source and free ware technology is a democratic way of co-operation because it does not require large financial inputs. “
( quality improvement)