Journal article

Developing Digital Literacy through Collaborative Inquiry Learning in the Web 2.0 Environment – An Exploration of Implementing Strategy

Jacky Pow, Jun FU

Journal of Information Technology Education: Research | Informing Science Institute | Published : 2012

Abstract

This study explores a strategy for Web-based collaborative inquiry learning (WCIL) for the pur-pose of developing students’ digital literacy (DL). In view of the problems and difficulties identi-fied in a previously published case study of WCIL practice in a class of secondary 3 students (aged 14 to 15), another round of WCIL activity was carried out in the same class. A series of measures designed to help students deal with the identified problems and difficulties were adopt-ed to enhance WCIL for developing students’ DL. We explored the effectiveness of the imple-mentation strategies through focus-group interview, weblog postings, and subject teacher inter-view. Initial findings indicated ..

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