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Collaborative Tools in the Primary Classroom: Teachers’ Thoughts on Wikis

  • Andria Agesilaou
  • Christiana Vassiliou
  • Sotiroula Irakleous
  • Maria Zenios
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8524)

Abstract

The purpose of this work-in-progress study is to examine the attitudes of primary school teachers in Cyprus on the use of wikis as a mean to promote collaborative learning in the classroom. A survey investigation was undertaken using 20 questionnaires and 3 semi-structured interviews. The survey results indicate a positive attitude of teachers in Cyprus to integrate wikis in primary education for the promotion of cooperation. As such collaborative learning activities among pupils are being encouraged.

Keywords

wikis primary education collaboration collaborative learning educators 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andria Agesilaou
    • 1
  • Christiana Vassiliou
    • 1
  • Sotiroula Irakleous
    • 1
  • Maria Zenios
    • 1
  1. 1.Cyprus University of TechnologyLimassolCyprus

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