The Contribution of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning to the Development of Collaboration Between Students: Results of Pilot Implementation in Greek Secondary Education

  •  Vassilios Giannakos    
  •  Maria Darra    


The main purpose of this survey is to explore whether Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) constitutes a good practice in the teaching of Literature in Lyceum and in the cross-curricular approach of the specific subject. More specifically, the contribution of the digital platform web 2.0, wiki pbworks – along with the use of subsidiary software applications – is explored in the promotion of collaborative learning and the special skills it develops among students. The method that was used is the field experiment, working both with an experimental group (25 students) and with a control group (25 students). The outcome of the findings, regards the promotion of collaborative learning, the formation of a more positive attitude towards collaboration proved to be successful with regard to the use of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning and the application of the digital platform of collaboration web 2.0, wiki pbworks.

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