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Articles of Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2008

[-]The strength of the lone wolf

Author: Gerry Stahl

Introduction: In his keynote at the CSCL 2007 conference, Gerhard Fischer cited Kipling’s verse on the dialectic of group and individual. This dialectic is necessarily a primary concern for any theory of CSCL. ...  [full article]

Citation: Stahl, G. (2008) The strength of the lone wolf. ijcscl 3 (2)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-008-9041-9

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[-]A systemic and cognitive view on collaborative knowledge building with wikis

Authors: Ulrike Cress, Joachim Kimmerle

Abstract: Wikis provide new opportunities for learning and for collaborative knowledge building as well as for understanding these processes. This article presents a theoretical framework for describing how ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Collaboration, Computer support, Knowledge building, Equilibration, Wiki

Citation: Kimmerle, J. & Cress, U. (2008) A systemic and cognitive view on collaborative knowledge building with wikis. ijcscl 3 (2)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-007-9035-z

Preprint: Acrobat-PDF cress_kimmerle_3_2.pdf

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[-]Supporting controversial CSCL discussions with augmented group awareness tools

Authors: Jürgen Buder, Daniel Bodemer

Abstract: This paper describes the development of augmented group awareness tools that take mutual user ratings of their online discussion contributions as input, aggregate these data, and visually feed these ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Awareness, Social influence, Social navigation

Citation: Buder, J. & Bodemer, D. (2008) Supporting controversial CSCL discussions with augmented group awareness tools. ijcscl 3 (2)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-008-9037-5

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[-]Annotations and the collaborative digital library: Effects of an aligned annotation interface on student argumentation and reading strategies

Author: Joanna Wolfe

Abstract: Recent research on annotation interfaces provides provocative evidence that anchored, annotation-based discussion environments may lead to better conversations about a text. However, annotation ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Annotation, Anchored discussion, Digital libraries, Reading interfaces, Reading-to-write, Computer supported argumentation, Persistent conversation

Citation: Wolfe, J. (2008) Annotations and the collaborative digital library: Effects of an aligned annotation interface on student argumentation and reading strategies. ijcscl 3 (2)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-008-9040-x

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[-]Appropriation of a shared workspace: Organizing principles and their application

Authors: Maarten Overdijk, Wouter van Diggelen

Abstract: The use and effects of a CSCL-tool are not always predictable from the properties of the tool alone, but depend on how that tool is appropriated. This paper presents the findings from a case study ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Tool appropriation, Shared workplaces, Social construction

Citation: Overdijk, M. & van Diggelen, W. (2008) Appropriation of a shared workspace: Organizing principles and their application. ijcscl 3 (2)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-008-9038-4

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[-]Operationalizing macro-scripts in CSCL technological settings

Author: Pierre Tchounikine

Abstract: This paper presents a conceptual analysis of the technological dimensions related to the operationalization of CSCL macro-scripts. CSCL scripts are activity models that aim at enhancing the ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: CSCL macro-scripts, Operationalization, Technological setting, Computer science

Citation: Tchounikine, P. (2008) Operationalizing macro-scripts in CSCL technological settings. ijcscl 3 (2)

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-008-9039-3

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