Enhancing problem solving skills in science education with social media and an e-collaboration tool

June Lee, Yangmi Koo, Mi Kim
2016 The New Educational Review  
Th is study aimed to explore a collaborative problem solving case using social media and an e-collaboration tool, and analyze its educational implications in a qualitative research method. For achieving the research goal, a case study was conducted in a middle school class. Two rounds of one-to-one interviews with a teacher and written interviews with students were conducted. In addition, relevant class resources and the students' fi nal reports were also collected as data. It was shown that
more » ... ng social media and an e-collaboration tool could encourage students' scientifi c inquiries and enhance problem solving skills as well as set up a healthy communication culture among teachers and students.
doi:10.15804/tner.2016.43.1.21 fatcat:v6gpthtcqrb45pz77fqmtreuma