The Development of Learning Centers in Virtual Worlds to Enhance Team Learning Ability of Lower Secondary School Students

Abstract

The purpose of this research was to : 1) To study opinion of the expert about the development of learning centers in virtual worlds to enhance team learning ability 2) To improve the development of learning centers in virtual worlds to enhance team learning ability 3) To study the result of using the development of learning centers in virtual worlds to enhance team learning ability 4) To present the development of learning centers in virtual worlds to enhance team learning ability of grade eight students in social studies religious and culture subject group. The subjects consisted of fifthteen specialists in 3D virtual learning environment, learning centers teaching method, educational technology, team learning and social studies religious and culture. For the experimental group, twenty-four students in grade eight, Thailand. Instruments in this research consisted of team learning ability test, specialist interview form, attitude questionnaire, learning centers in virtual worlds to enhance team learning ability. The data were analyzed by average, standard deviation, and t-test. The result of this research in objective 1 found that the component consisted of five: 1) Learners 2) Facilitator 3) Instructional package 4) Learning centers 5) Virtual worlds and the step consisted of five: 1) Introduction 2) Individual study 3) Knowledge sharing 4) Implementation 5) Discussion and conclusion. For another objectives, they are in process.



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Peerapat Chatsuwan, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Paper Information
Conference: ACTC2013
Stream: Technology in the Classroom

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