A study to Relate the Quality of Forum Messages with the FLOW Experience

Steven Abrantes, Luis Gouveia, Yousef Ibrahim Daradkeh

Abstract


The use of online discussion forum as a tool to enhance learning and student communication has been widely discussed in literature. Despite all the potential enclosed on such tool, most of the times, little or no concern is made regarding the messages content quality. This paper presents a study that relate the message quality of an online discussion forum with the concept of flow experience, in order to provide a strategy to improve the value of this tool to support learning and the learning experience among a group of students. Based on the presented study, we can say that students that have an average value of the flow experience are those who participate more in a collaborative environment

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IT-EDU-2017   RTUWO 2017

ISSN: 2307-8162