Students’ perceived challenges in an online collaborative learning environment: A case of higher learning institutions in Nairobi, Kenya

Citation:
Muuro ME, Wagacha WP, Kihoro J, Oboko R. "Students’ perceived challenges in an online collaborative learning environment: A case of higher learning institutions in Nairobi, Kenya." The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning. 2014;15(6).

Abstract:

Earlier forms of distance education were characterized by minimal social interaction
like correspondence, television, video and radio. However, the World Wide Web (WWW) and
online learning introduced the opportunity for much more social interaction, particularly
among learners, and this has been further made possible through social media in Web 2.0.
The increased availability of collaborative tools in Web 2.0 has made it possible to have
online collaborative learning realized in Higher Learning Institutions (HLIs). However,

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