Study of Collaborative Learning Based on Blackboard e-Education Platform

  • Mei Zhang
  • Jianjie Du
  • Xiangfei Guo
  • Xiaoli Huang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 218)


Collaborative learning in network environment is the product of the combination of collaborative learning and networking technologies. It aims to create a pleasant teaching environment, and to guide student’s communication, collaboration, and common progress. In this study, an exploration was made on Blackboard platform-based collaborative learning. Collaborative learning model and evaluation system were designed and applied to public class medical information retrieval teaching. Functional modules’ use of Blackboard e-education platform was investigated, and 200 students were randomly selected to make a questionnaire survey about network collaborative learning. The results showed collaborative learning model achieved good teaching results. Group pages, discussion board, and communication region were function areas in Blackboard e-education platform most commonly used.


Blackboard e-education platform Collaborative learning model Questionnaire survey Interaction analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mei Zhang
    • 1
  • Jianjie Du
    • 1
  • Xiangfei Guo
    • 1
  • Xiaoli Huang
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Information Retrieval Office of Hebei United UniversityTangshanChina

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