Participatory Design Research in Building Community through Telecollaboration Project April 9, 2011 Alain Breuleux, Ph.D. McGill University, Canada Gyeong Mi Heo, Ph.D. CEFRIO, Canada AERA 2011, New Orleans, Louisiana
Design-based research for innovative educational environment
Case : Building Community through TeleCollaboration
Describe participatory design as improvement
Introduction: BCT Project
Building Community through Telecollaboration (BCT) project is a province-wide initiative with educators and administrators from English school boards across Quebec.
A goal of the BCT Project is
“ to encourage, facilitate and support collaboration among students, teachers and educational leaders to enhance learning across the community .”