Improving Student Interaction with Internet and Peer Review

Improving Student Interaction with Internet and Peer Review

Dilvan de Abreu Moreira (University of São Paulo, Brazil) and Elaine Quintino da Silva (University of São Paulo, Brazil)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-561-0.ch054
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In the last few years, education has gone through an important change—the introduction of information technology in the educational process. Many efforts have been conducted to realize the benefits of technologies like the Internet in education. As a result of these efforts, there are many tools available today to produce multimedia educational material for the Web, such as WebCT (WebCT, 2004). However, teachers are not sure how to use these tools to create effective models for teaching over the Internet. After a teacher puts classroom slides, schedules, and other static information in his or her Web pages, what more can this technology offer? A possible response to this question is to use Internet technologies to promote collaborative learning.

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