Olympia Vlachopoulou, Vasileios Paliktzoglou
London Metropolitan University, UK, Chandigarh University, India; Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain
Cite: Vlachopoulou O., Paliktzoglou V. Social Computing for Collaborative Learning in Higher Education. J. Digit. Art Humanit., 3(2), 24-33. https://doi.org/10.33847/2712-8148.3.2_2
Abstract. This study aims to investigate the use of the specific social computing tool (Wiki) for collaborative learning, and study students’ perceptions in higher education. The participants of the study were a higher education student cohort in Bahrain. The data was collected through questionnaire and interviews. To demonstrate the intricacy of the investigation topic, a mixed methods data collection method was employed. Wiki as a social computing tool significantly enhances student collaboration, according to the preliminary questionnaire results and interviews with selected respondents. As a social computing tool, a Wiki has the potential to play a significant role in the future of learning settings, according to the study’s findings.
Keywords: Social computing, Wiki, collaboration, social media.
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Published online 27.12.2022