Conclusions and Suggestions for Improving School Collaboration—Where Now?
As the previous chapter highlighted, the path toward implementing digital technologies into successful school collaboration is a complex one. Looking beyond the enthusiasm as well as skepticism that surround the educational potential of social media, a range of issues can be identified that are associated with the use of digital technologies for school collaboration. For instance, it emerged that the particular contexts and conditions within which the different case study projects were enacted largely shaped the use of the technologies and the modes of collaboration. While the availability of a range of digital tools created similar opportunities for the participants, the actual student and teacher engagement with the technologies and their participation in the collaborative projects shared similarities but also differed to some extent.
KeywordsDigital Technology Collaborative Project Digital Literacy Collaborative Practice Collaborative Writing
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