to the IOC web presentation of Online Learning Supporting The International
Collaborative Literature Project. We are proud and delighted to share
our students' projects with you!
attempted to collaboratively build this website in order to present
the process and final products of our students' collaboration over
a period of six months and between schools separated by thousands
three schools, one school in MontrĂ©al Canada, Lower
Canada College, and two schools in Israel, Rabin
High School in Tel Mond and Neveh
Channah Torah High School for Young Women in Etzion Bloc.
Nellie Muller (Rabin), Sharon
Peters (LCC), Leorah Addi (NC) and Reuven
Werber (NC and IPNCL) harness the power of up-to-date technology
tools to support the online collaborative learning literature projects.
The projects were initiated and supported by the Israeli State Ministry
of Education, Culture and Sports through the Israeli
Pedagogical Network for Collaborative Learning. Currently, over
20 exchanges are taking place with schools in Israel and around the
by Reuven Werber about the Project initiatives.
the moodle online
learning environment which supported these projects, username
= guest1, password = guest
we selected and used for this project foster student participation,
interaction, cooperation and collaboration so that the students are
enabled to make deep, rich and meaningful connections between their
cultures and the literature studied. By providing an authentic audience
for the students, they are keenly motivated and engaged in the learning
and sharing process.
our students to tell us about their learning opportunities through this
project. Their work is visible in the moodle LMS and also on the websites
that were created as a result of their assignments associated with the
on the positive learning experiences for our students and the challenges
along the way.
Design of Projects
both projects were initiated and supported by the State of Israel Ministry
of Education, the projects were very different in learning approaches
and final products. The LCC-NC project took on a cooperative approach
while the LCC-Rabin project was a collaborative endeavour involving
both sets of students working together on the same assignment. However,
both projects shared a process of online communication and support in
the moodle LMS.
take some time to visit our multimedia showcase page. The moodle LMS
and final websites were not the only manner in which we communicated
our thoughts, reflections, impressions and ideas about our literature
pieces and cultures. The showcase presents other forms of media that
were used to enhance the learning and sharing experiences of the students.
Much of the media were created by the students themselves.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs article on the IPNCL projects
- dated Feb. 7, 2006
are interested in participating in this collaborative initiative for
the next academic year of 2006-07, please contact Reuven Werber [email@example.com]
at the IPNCL.
and comments about our conference site can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org,
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