Prediction of performance in a collaborative work with the use of technologies. The role of the social construction of knowledge and communication Predicción del desempeño en una tarea colaborativa con uso de tecnologías. El papel de la construcción social del conocimiento y la comunicación Academic Article in Scopus uri icon


  • © 2019, Associacao Iberica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informacao. All rights reserved.A predictive model aimed to identify if collaborative work contributes to the social construction of knowledge is proposed. The model consists of four components and twelve dimensions, where the social construction of knowledge is composed of three components. In turn, collaborative work is based on the student¿s subjective perception with respect to the execution of the activity. For data collection purposes, a questionnaire was applied to students of Artificial Intelligence in the University Technical Particular of Loja Open Modality. The model showed that collaborative work accounts for 56.7% of social construction of knowledge, illustrating two fundamental aspects of collaborative work: a) communication fluency and b) teacher assistance. The contribution of the study lies on the area of social construction of knowledge in online environments, which can be replicated in other types of environments (face-to-face, multimodal, b-learning, m-learning).

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  • January 1, 2019