Interaction forms in successful collaborative learning in virtual learning environments

  title={Interaction forms in successful collaborative learning in virtual learning environments},
  author={Essi Vuopala and Pirkko Hyv{\"o}nen and Sanna J{\"a}rvel{\"a}},
  journal={Active Learning in Higher Education},
  pages={25 - 38}
Despite the numerous studies on social interaction in collaborative learning, little is known about interaction forms in successful computer-supported collaborative learning situations. The purpose of this study was to explore and understand student interaction in successful collaborative learning during a university course which was mediated by two different types of virtual learning environment. Through a qualitative case study, we examined how students interacted with each other while… 

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