Web Collage (Web COLlaborative LeArning desiGn Editor) is an authoring tool developed to aid non-expert learning designers in the definition of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) scripts. Web Collage supports the computational representation of CSCL scripts using the IMS Learning Design standard. CSCL scripts created with Web Collage can be based on a set of learning patterns called Collaborative Learning Flow Patterns (CLFPs) that collect well-known best practices in Collaborative Learning. Thanks to the CLFPs provided by Web Collage, learning designers do not need to start the creation of their scripts from scratch. Additionally, Web Collage fosters the consideration of assessments as a crucial aspect of CSCL scripts and tries to overcome the difficulties in their selection and configuration. Web Collage can also be found embedded in the Integrated Learning Design Environment (ILDE), a community environment that supports learning designers along a complete full-lifecycle learning design process.
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- Villasclaras Fernández, E.D., Hernández Leo, D., Asensio Pérez, J.I., Dimitriadis, Y. Web Collage: An implementation of support for assessment design in CSCL macro-scripts. Computers & Education. 67(2013):79-97, September 2013.
- Villasclaras-Fernández, E.D., Hernández-Gonzalo, J.A., Hernández-Leo, D., Asensio-Pérez, J.I., Dimitriadis, Y., Martínez-Monés, A. InstanceCollage: A Tool for the Particularization of Collaborative IMS-LD Scripts. Special Issue on New Directions in Advanced Learning Technologies. Educational Technology & Society. 12(4):56-70, October 2009.
- Villasclaras-Fernández, E.D., Hernández-Leo, D., Asensio-Pérez, J.I., Dimitriadis, Y., Martínez-Monés, A. Towards embedding assessment in CSCL scripts through selection and assembly of learning and assessment patterns Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2009), 507-511, Rhodes, Greece, June 2009.
- Hernández-Gonzalo, J.A., Villasclaras-Fernández, E.D., Hernández-Leo, D., Asensio-Pérez, J.I., Dimitriadis, Y. InstanceCollage: a Graphical Tool for the Particularization of Role/Group Structures in Pattern-based IMS-LD Collaborative Scripts. Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 08), 506-510, Santander, Spain, July 2008.
Web Collage is a research effort of the GSIC/EMIC research group. The research and development of Web Collage has been partially funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness Projects TIN2008-03023/TSI, TIN2011-28308-C03-02, and TIN2011-28308-C03-03, the Autonomous Goverment of Castille and Lion Project VA293A11-2, and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) Project 531262-LLP-2012-ES-KA3-KA3MP.