“The Collage authoring tool guides and supports the course teacher in the process of authoring computer-interpretable representations (using the IMS learning design standard notation) of effective collaborative pedagogical designs.” (Hernández-Leo, 2007).
2 Current status and availability
- Initial Beta version
- New version
As of 2012, there is a new prototype for a web-based version. As of April 2014, it is open to the public. However, we do not know, if it will remain open.
To use it: Enable popups in your browser.
Shortly for now:
- User should specify the type of scenario
- Zero, one or more CLFPs are suggested (relax the constraints when no pattern is shown)
- Select one and the edit the general desciption of the learning unit
- Edit the collaborative learning flow. For each pattern, editing will be different.
- Collage (Source Forge)
Hernández-Leo, D, Villasclaras-Fernández, E. D., Asensio-Pérez, J. I, Dimitriadis, Y., Jorrín-Abellán, I. M., Ruiz-Requies, I., & Rubia-Avi, B. (2006). COLLAGE: A collaborative Learning Design editor based on patterns. Educational Technology & Society, 9 (1), 58-71.
See also the references in the collaborative learning flow pattern article.