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|Title:||Fostering college students’ design thinking capacity in a knowledge building environment|
Chai, C. S.
|Keywords:||design thinking;knowledge building;Knowledge Forum|
|Issue Date:||2019-10-30 10:23:28 (UTC+8)|
|Abstract:||This study used online activities in a knowledge-building environment to foster design thinking skill. Participants were 38 college students randomly assigned to eight groups in an “Introduction to Living Technology” course at a Taiwanese university. Each group used the Knowledge Forum-a computersupported collaborative knowledge-building environment-to design a product of their choice. Data analysis focused on online knowledge-building activities and their effects on students’ design thinking. In general, knowledge-building activities facilitated students’ capacity for design thinking as a group. Specifically, the extent to which groups sustained online engagement and increased their group’s knowledge had a major impact on their design performance. Ways of applying knowledge-building principles to foster effective design processes are discussed.|
|Relation:||Educational Technology Research & Development,|
|Appears in Collections:||[教育學系] 期刊論文|
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