Teacher’s Roles in Computer Based College English Collaborative Learning
Foreign Languages and Cultures Department, Beijing Wuzi University 10049, China
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With computer and network as setting in collaborative learning, due to the changes on learning environment and mode, the roles of teachers online are faced with challenges. This study is to examine functions of online teachers’ roles in computer based college English collaborative learning. In the test carried in college English writing course, teachers perform roles of guide, assistant, facilitator, coordinator, etc. in collaborative learning procedure, namely the steps of Imputing, Drafting, Revising, Final drafting and Final evaluation. For functions of teachers’ online and effects of the test, questionnaires on students’ recognition, understanding, satisfaction and expectations of teachers’ roles are employed respectively. From results of questionnaires and interviews, students’ response prove that most learners’ have already confirmed online teachers’ roles, yet to fully realize their responsibilities, adequate measures and strategies must be taken to enrich teachers’ online serving experiences.
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