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Articles of Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2006

[-]Social practices of computer-supported collaborative learning

Authors: Gerry Stahl, Friedrich Hesse

Introduction: Ever since Lave & Wenger’s paradigm-shaking book on Situated Learning (1991), discussions about how people learn have included considerations of how participation in communities-of-practice and in ...  [full article]

Citation: Stahl, G. & Hesse, F. (2006) Social practices of computer-supported collaborative learning. ijcscl 1 (4)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-006-9004-y

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[-]From dialogue to monologue and back: Middle spaces in computer-mediated learning

Authors: Noel Enyedy, Christopher M. Hoadley

Abstract: The authors develop a framework for the design of tools to mediate collaboration intended to lead to learning. We identify two categories of media that are common in computer-supported collaborative ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Dialogue, Monologue, Information media, Communication media

Citation: Enyedy, N. & Hoadley, C. M. (2006) From dialogue to monologue and back: Middle spaces in computer-mediated learning. ijcscl 1 (4)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-006-9000-2

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[-]Knowledge building in mathematics: Supporting collaborative learning in pattern problems

Authors: Joan Moss, Ruth Beatty

Abstract: While it has been suggested that patterning activities support early algebra learning, it is widely acknowledged that the shift from perceiving patterns to understanding algebraic functions -- and ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Early algebra, Collaborative mathematical discourse, Patterns and generalizing problems, Knowledge building, Knowledge forum, Epistemic agency

Citation: Moss, J. & Beatty, R. (2006) Knowledge building in mathematics: Supporting collaborative learning in pattern problems. ijcscl 1 (4)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-006-9003-z

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[-]Electronic [re]constitution of groups: Group dynamics from face-to-face to an online setting

Authors: Lynn Clouder, Jayne Dalley, Julian Hargreaves, Sally Parkes, Julie Sellars, Jane Toms

Abstract: The authors work as online tutors for a BSc (Hons) physiotherapy programme at Coventry University in the United Kingdom. This paper represents a stage in our developing understanding, over a 3 year ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Group dynamics, Online discussion forums, Blended learning

Citation: Clouder, L., Dalley, J., Hargreaves, J., Parkes, S., Sellars, J., Toms, T. (2006) Electronic [re]constitution of groups: Group dynamics from face-to-face to an online setting. ijcscl 1 (4)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-006-9002-0

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[-]Consistent practices in artifact-mediated collaboration

Authors: Nathan Dwyer, Daniel D. Suthers

Abstract: The design of collaborative representations faces a challenge in integrating theoretical communication models with the context-sensitive and creative practices of human interaction. This paper ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Descriptive studies, Interactional practices, Representational affordances, Shared workspaces, Video analysis

Citation: Dwyer, N. & Suthers, D. D. (2006) Consistent practices in artifact-mediated collaboration. ijcscl 1 (4)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-006-9001-1

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