Collaborative Learning, autumn 2015

Code 413312S
ECTS credits 8
Language of instruction English

Autumn term, 2nd year studies in the LET Master’s Programme

Learning outcomes

After completion of this course the students are able to

  • understand the state-of-the-art theoretical basis for CSCL and learning communities in various educational and work-life contexts 
  • deepen their understanding of one area of CSCL
  • design, evaluate, and assess collaborative learning in technology-enhanced environments
  • Improve collaborative academic writing and argumentation skills
  • Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL)
  • Emotions and motivation in collaborative learning
  • Structuring collaborative learning
  • Metacognition and problem-solving in CSCL
  • Collaborative academic writing
Mode of delivery Face-to-face and online
Learning activities and teaching methods


Face-to-face 20 h
Individual online learning 58 h
Collaborative online learning 130 h

Target group

2nd year students in the LET Master’s Programme

Recommended or required reading To be announced at the beginning of the course
Assessment methods and criteria Active participation in face-to-face teaching and collaborative and independent work. Successful completion of all the learning assignments and exercises.
Grading 0-5
Person responsible Essi Vuopala


Last updated: 11.8.2015