Exploring Learners Contribution and Experience in Web-Based Collaborative Report Writing
Web 2.0 has given opportunities in letting students learn through active collaboration with and from their peers. The purpose of this study is to explore interactions that happens between learners, types of contributions made and learners’ experience when collaborating in a Web-based context. The finding shows that the learners contribute in terms of adding, editing and deleting content and structure of their report. The learners’ pattern of interaction shows that the learners with higher level of English proficiency are more dominant towards learners with lower level of proficiency. Students feedback shows that they are accepting the idea of writing collaboratively. Overall, the learners gave positive response towards the use of Google Docs in collaboratively completing their report writing project.
Keywords: Collaborative learning; English language learning
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