A study of the effectiveness of using blog as a cooperative learning platform for accounting skill certification test

Chin Wen Liao, Li Chu Tien, Sho Yen Lin, Hsuan Lien Chen

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Abstract

This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of cooperative learning for accounting skill certification test by using blog as a platform. The investigation applied quasi-experimental approach. The statistical sampling was from the second year students in the information operation department of a local private vocational academy. Students were S-type grouped into two groups, namely, experimental group and controlled group based on their academic performances. The former used blog as a platform of both teaching and cooperative web learning; the later only used blog as a teaching platform. The learning subject that is the accounting skill certification test related material is identical for both groups. After 18 weeks of application, the results indicated that the students in experimental group had better learning effectiveness over those in the controlled group with higher degree of satisfaction.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWorkshop on Learning Technology for Education in Cloud, LTEC'12
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages111-120
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9783642308581
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jan 1
Event1st Workshop on Learning Technology for Education in Cloud, LTEC'12 - Salamanca, Spain
Duration: 2012 Jul 112012 Jul 13

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Volume173 AISC
ISSN (Print)2194-5357

Other

Other1st Workshop on Learning Technology for Education in Cloud, LTEC'12
CountrySpain
CitySalamanca
Period12-07-1112-07-13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science(all)

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    Liao, C. W., Tien, L. C., Lin, S. Y., & Chen, H. L. (2012). A study of the effectiveness of using blog as a cooperative learning platform for accounting skill certification test. In Workshop on Learning Technology for Education in Cloud, LTEC'12 (pp. 111-120). (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; Vol. 173 AISC). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-30859-8_11