A Conceptual Framework for Online Authentic Learning to Support Knowledge Construction Among Undergraduates

1Ung Hua Lau, Zaidatun Tasir

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Abstract:

The paper presents a conceptual framework of students’ knowledge construction through online authentic learning environment in learning inferential statistics that enhance students’ performance and knowledge retention. The online learning environment is proposed based on situated learning theory and social learning theory as an approach for promoting knowledge construction of the students. An authentic task will serve as the precursor to encourage social interaction among students, teachers and more experienced experts in the process. The social interaction afforded by online learning environment facilitate students’ knowledge construction, leading to students’ performance and knowledge retention.

Keywords:

Online Authentic Learning, Knowledge Construction, Knowledge Retention, Inferential Statistic

Paper Details
Month3
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 8
Pages355-367