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Seamless Co-reading System for Collaborative Group Learning

  • Chih-Tsan Chang
  • Cheng-Yu Tsai
  • Yuen-Ju Li
  • Hung-Hsu Tsai
  • Pao-Ta Yu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10949)

Abstract

To promote the performance of cooperative learning, this study proposes an online multi-user real-time co-reading system. Through this platform, it assists the teacher and students to increase the coordinative degree of learning activities such that the flipped learning can be seamlessly performed inside or outside the classroom. The multi-user real-time co-reading system is based on the skill of WebSocket to let learners simultaneously watch streaming videos on YouTube almost without delay. This can provide the teacher to guide the student watching the learning video and then get back the feedback from whole class or cooperative groups. According to the feedback, the teacher is able to understand immediately the students’ learning condition so that the teacher can adjust the learning material to improve students’ learning effect and interest. When students have a learning problem, they can discuss or share the ideas with other members in the chatroom. In addition, the greatest feature of the system is the grouping mechanism different from Skype and JoinNet. The teacher can rearrange cooperative groups based on students’ learning condition by their learning feedback from system to give an ideal grouping such that most of students can take higher advantage during their flipped learning.

Keywords

Cooperative learning Flipped learning WebSocket YouTube player API 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work has been supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan under Grants MOST 106-2511-S-194 -001-MY3 and MOST 105-2511-S-194 -002 -MY3.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chih-Tsan Chang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Cheng-Yu Tsai
    • 3
  • Yuen-Ju Li
    • 1
  • Hung-Hsu Tsai
    • 4
  • Pao-Ta Yu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringNational Chung Cheng UniversityChiayiTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Digital DesignMingDao UniversityChanghuaTaiwan
  3. 3.Department of Research DevelopmentXengda Technology Co., Ltd.New TaipeiTaiwan
  4. 4.Department of Information ManagementNational Formosa UniversityHuweiTaiwan

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