The design of computer-supported collaborative learning environment in higher education

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Gros, Begoña
Guerra, Vania
Sánchez, Javier
Higher education , Information and communication technologies , Computers , Learning , Knowledge management
The main goal of this article is to analyze the implications of computer supported collaborative learning in higher education. To achieve this goal, we will describe the situation of the current research in this field and will focus our attention on the issues relating to the design of the conditions to promote collaborative processes and knowledge building. In the second part of the article, we will concentrate on the analysis of the results that we have obtained with the use of the programme Knowledge Forum as a support during the collaborative process in higher education.
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