Analysis of the students’ interactions and satisfaction during a Collaborative Lab Project

Leovy Echeverría Rodríguez, Ruth Cobos, Liliana Machuca


The main purpose of this paper is to present the students' interactions and satisfaction in a Collaborative Lab Project supported by a Teaching Assistant System-TASystem. The goal of the developed TASystem is twofold: a) to assist the instructors with the design of collaborative learning activities in Learning Management Systems-LMS and b) to help the students when performing this type of activities in these systems. The TASystem was embedded into the LMS Moodle. In order to carry out this study, a research methodology was defined. Students from the School of Engineering at the Universidad del Valle-UNIVALLE (Colombia) took part in the research study. The mainly presented results in this research study showed that the students were motivated to interact and collaborate with their classmates in a small group level. And that most of the students were satisfied when using the TASystem in Moodle.

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collaborative learning; Moodle; student-to-student interactions; students' satisfaction; TASystem

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