The March edition of the International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning has an interesting article about the importance of support for collaborative reflection in online environments:
Design and Analysis of Reflection-Supporting Tools in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning.
by Seung-hee Lee (Indiana University)
This short article provides a concise overview, theoretical foundation and design considerations for online environments that support reflection, particularly collaborative reflection. Because the article is something our e-portfolio CoP will find interesting, I posted a more substantive entry on the community weblog….