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dc.contributor.advisorChairperson, Graduate Committee: Peggy Taylor.en
dc.contributor.authorFritz, Brandonen
dc.date.accessioned2013-06-25T18:43:56Z
dc.date.available2013-06-25T18:43:56Z
dc.date.issued2011en
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarworks.montana.edu/xmlui/handle/1/1287en
dc.description.abstractIn this investigation online collaboration was used to see if improvement occurred in students' development of higher order thinking skills. Weekly scientific or environmental problems or discoveries were posted on a blog and students were asked to collaborate in groups to devise solutions on a wiki page. Discussion posts, student surveys and student interviews were analyzed to see the change in higher order thinking skill development. Results revealed online discussions encouraged the development of higher order thinking skills. When given the opportunity and time, students' examining others' comments encouraged the practice and development of thinking skills of analyzing and evaluating.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMontana State University - Bozeman, Graduate Schoolen
dc.subject.lcshCritical thinking.en
dc.subject.lcshElectronic discussion groups.en
dc.subject.lcshGroup work in education.en
dc.titleThe effects of online collaboration on student development of higher order thinking skillsen
dc.typeProfessional Paperen
dc.rights.holderCopyright Brandon Fritz 2011en
thesis.catalog.ckey1727482en
thesis.degree.departmentIntercollege Programs for Science Education.en
thesis.degree.genreProfessional Paperen
thesis.degree.nameMSen
thesis.format.extentfirstpage1en
thesis.format.extentlastpage64en
mus.relation.departmentIntercollege Programs for Science Education.en_US


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