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2012 | 14 | 2 | 111-129
Article title

Action Research for Creating Knowledge in an E-Learning Environment

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Abstracts
EN
The paper describes an action research during the implementation of an e-learning course on commercial studies in a bachelor’s programme. The action research study aims to: 1) determine the effectiveness of action research in a technologically-based learning environment and 2) establish how group work in e-learning environment affects students’ interest in, and need for, communication and discourse. Qualitative and statistical methods of data analysis were used in this mixed-methods study. The present paper analyses the experience of students working in three action phases to design their personal frames of reference for evaluation of the content and metacontent of business fundamentals. The study identified several possibilities for improving e-learning environment with techniques that make this form of learning more sustainable.
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Year
Volume
14
Issue
2
Pages
111-129
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Dates
published
2012-12-01
online
2013-03-27
Contributors
  • PhD candidate, Distance Education Study Centre, Riga Technical University, Azenes Street 12, Riga LV-1048, Latvia., janis.kapenieks@gmail.com
author
  • Daugavpils University, Latvia
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bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_v10099-012-0012-x
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