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Articles of Volume 2, Issue 2-3

[-]A double issue for CSCL 2007

Authors: Gerry Stahl, Daniel D. Suthers, Friedrich Hesse

Introduction: The start of a second year of ijCSCL marks a significant step forward in the history of the CSCL research field. The journal is not just a venue for academic papers, but a medium of discourse about ...  [full article]

Citation: Stahl, G., Suthers, D. D. & Hesse, F. (2007) A double issue for CSCL 2007. ijcscl 2 (2-3)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-007-9017-1

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[-]Contextual perspective in comparing meaning negotiations of two small groups in web-based discussion

Author: Maarit Arvaja

Abstract: This paper presents a methodology designed to explore the role of context in collaborative knowledge construction activity in asynchronous web-based discussion. The discussions of two student groups ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Collaborative knowledge construction, Computer-supported collaborative learning, Context, Higher education, Socio-cultural learning theory

Citation: Arvaja, M. (2007) Contextual perspective in comparing meaning negotiations of two small groups in web-based discussion . ijcscl 2 (2-3)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-007-9013-5

Preprint: Acrobat-PDF arvaja_2_2.pdf

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[-]Supporting collaborative learning and problem solving in a constraint-based CSCL environment for UML class diagrams

Authors: Nilufar Baghaei, Antonija Mitrovic, Warwick Irwin

Abstract: We present COLLECT-UML, a constraint-based intelligent tutoring system (ITS) that teaches object-oriented analysis and design using Unified Modelling Language (UML). UML is easily the most popular ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Collaboration support, Computer supported collaborative learning, Constraint-based modelling, Evaluation, Intelligent tutoring system, Problem-solving support, UML class diagrams

Citation: Baghaei, N., Mitrovic, A. & Irwin, W. (2007) Supporting collaborative learning and problem solving in a constraint-based CSCL environment for UML class diagrams. ijcscl 2 (2-3)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-007-9018-0

Preprint: Acrobat-PDF baghaei_2_2.pdf

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[-]Dealing with multiple documents on the WWW: The role of meta-cognition in the formation of documents models

Authors: Marc Stadtler, Rainer Bromme

Abstract: Drawing on the theory of documents representation (Perfetti et al., Toward a theory of documents representation. In: H. v. Oostendorp & S. R. Goldman (Eds.), The construction of mental ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Comprehension of multiple documents, Metacognition, Metacognitive tools, Internet research, Expert–layperson-communication

Citation: Stadtler, M. & Bromme, R. (2007) Dealing with multiple documents on the WWW: The role of meta-cognition in the formation of documents models. ijcscl 2 (2-3)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-007-9015-3

Preprint: Acrobat-PDF stadtler_2_2.pdf

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[-]Specifying computer-supported collaboration scripts

Authors: Lars Kobbe, Armin Weinberger, Pierre Dillenbourg, Andreas Harrer, Raija Hämäläinen, Päivi Häkkinen, Frank Fischer

Abstract: Collaboration scripts facilitate social and cognitive processes of collaborative learning by shaping the way learners interact with each other. Computer-supported collaboration scripts generally ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Activities, Collaborative learning, Collaboration scripts, CSCL scripts, Group formation, Roles, Sequencing, Task distribution

Citation: Kobbe, L., Weinberger, A., Dillenbourg, P., Harrer, A., Hämäläinen, R., Häkkinen, P. & Fischer, F. (2007) Specifying computer-supported collaboration scripts. ijcscl 2 (2-3)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-007-9014-4

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[-]Comparing knowledge construction in two cohorts of asynchronous discussion groups with and without scripting

Authors: Tammy Schellens, Hilde Van Keer, Bram De Wever, Martin Valcke

Abstract: This article describes the impact of learning in asynchronous discussion groups on students’ levels of knowledge construction. A design-based approach enabled the comparison of two successive ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Asynchronous discussion groups, Computer-supported collaborative learning, Higher education, Online learning, Scripting

Citation: Schellens, T., Van Keer, H., De Wever, B. & Valcke, M. (2007) Comparing knowledge construction in two cohorts of asynchronous discussion groups with and without scripting. ijcscl 2 (2-3)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-007-9016-2

Preprint: Acrobat-PDF schellens_2_2.pdf

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[-]Rainbow: A framework for analyzing computer-mediated pedagogical debates

Authors: Michael Baker, Jerry Andriessen, Kristine Lund, Marie van Amelsvoort, Matthieu Quignard

Abstract: ICT tools have been developed to facilitate web-based learning through and learning about argumentation. In this paper we will present an example of a learning activity mediated by Digalo-software ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Argumentation, Dialogue, Learning, Argumentative maps, ICT tool

Citation: Baker, M., Andriessen, J., Lund, K., van Amelsvoort, M. & Quignard, M. (2007) Rainbow: A framework for analyzing computer-mediated pedagogical debates. ijcscl 2 (2-3)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-007-9021-5

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[-]How do argumentation diagrams compare when student pairs use them as a means for debate or as a tool for representing debate?

Authors: Kristine Lund, Gaëlle Molinari, Arnauld Séjourné, Michael Baker

Abstract: The objective of the research presented here was to study the influence of two types of instruction for using an argumentation diagram during pedagogical debates over the Internet. In particular, we ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Argumentation diagram, CSCL, Socio-cognitive conflict, Multiple external representations, Pedagogical debate

Citation: Lund, K., Molinari, G., Séjourné, A. & Baker, M. (2007) How do argumentation diagrams compare when student pairs use them as a means for debate or as a tool for representing debate?. ijcscl 2 (2-3)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-007-9019-z

Preprint: Acrobat-PDF lund_2_2.pdf

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[-]Argumentation in a changing world

Authors: Baruch B. Schwarz, Reuma De Groot

Abstract: Critical reasoning has been recognized as a valuable educational goal since the end of the nineteenth century. However, the educational programs to reach this goal have changed dramatically during ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Argumentation, Dialogism, Critical reasoning

Citation: Schwarz, B. B. & De Groot, R. (2007) Argumentation in a changing world. ijcscl 2 (2-3)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-007-9020-6

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[-]Using graphical tools in a phased activity for enhancing dialogical skills: An example with Digalo

Authors: Nathalie Muller Mirza, Valérie Tartas, Anne-Nelly Perret-Clermont, Jean-François de Pietro

Abstract: In this paper we present a framework for analysing when and how students engage in a specific form of interactive knowledge elaboration in CSCL environments: broadening and deepening understanding of ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Argumentation, Collaborative learning, Debate, Interaction analysis, Methodology, Pedagogy

Citation: Mirza, N. M., Tartas, V., Perret-Clermont, A.-N., & de Pietro, J. F. (2007) Using graphical tools in a phased activity for enhancing dialogical skills: An example with Digalo. ijcscl 2 (2-3)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-007-9022-4

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