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Designing A Constructivist Learning Environment and Supporting With Web 2.0 Technologies At Community College PROCEEDING

, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey ; , Gazi University, Turkey

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Washington, DC, United States Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

There was conducted research about problems at community colleges. To solve these problems different organizations such as OECD, 21st Century Commission on the Future of Community Colleges, The Group of Restructuring Vocational Education present suggestions In this regard, constructivist learning environments could be useful to overcome with learning and teaching problems. The purpose of this study is to design a web 2.0 supported constructivist learning environment and to examine the students’ perceptions about this learning environment. The study was conducted in the department of computer programming in a two-year higher education institution in Turkey. First of all it was presented how was the learning environment designed based on constructivist learning principles as well as what students acted in this environment. At the end of the course students were interviewed. As a result students’ perceptions regarding the learning environment were positive.

Citation

Ünal, E. & Çakır, H. (2016). Designing A Constructivist Learning Environment and Supporting With Web 2.0 Technologies At Community College. In Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (pp. 502-507). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

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