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Articles of Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2010

[-]A prism of CSCL research

Authors: Gerry Stahl, Friedrich Hesse

Introduction: Our field of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning necessarily struggles to integrate contributions and perspectives from a diverse set of disciplines, technologies, practices, methodologies, and ...  [full article]

Citation: Stahl, G. & Hesse, F. (2010) A prism of CSCL research. ijcscl 5 (2), pp. 137-139

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-010-9087-3

Preprint: Acrobat-PDF stahl_hesse_5_2.pdf

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[-]Mr. Vetro: A Collective Simulation for teaching health science

Authors: Andri Ioannidou, Alexander Repenning, David Webb, Diane Keyser, Lisa Luhn, Christof Daetwyler

Abstract: Why has technology become prevalent in science education without fundamentally improving test scores or student attitudes? We claim that the core of the problem is how technology is being used. ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Collective Simulations, Distributed simulations, Social learning pedagogies, Interdependent complex systems, Meaningful learning

Citation: Ioannidou, A., Repenning, A., Webb, D., Keyser, D., Luhn, L., & Daetwyler, C. (2010) Mr. Vetro: A Collective Simulation for teaching health science. ijcscl 5 (2), pp. 141-166

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-010-9082-8

Preprint: Acrobat-PDF ioannidou_repenning_webb_keyser_luhn_daetwyler_5_2.pdf

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[-]Animation and grammar in science education: Learners’ construal of animated educational software

Author: Göran Karlsson

Abstract: This case study reports on how students, working collaboratively, interpret and construct a written report of the events described in animated educational software. The analysis is based on video ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Computer animation, Educational software, Interaction analysis, Science education

Citation: Karlsson, G. (2010) Animation and grammar in science education: Learners’ construal of animated educational software. ijcscl 5 (2), pp. 167-189

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-010-9085-5

Preprint: Acrobat-PDF karlsson_5_2.pdf

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[-]Scripting a distance-learning university course: Do students benefit from net-based scripted collaboration?

Authors: Joerg M. Haake, Hans-Rüdiger Pfister

Abstract: This study reports findings from an experimental field study of scripted collaboration for net-based learning in the context of a one-semester university course on operating systems. In scripted ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Computer-supported collaborative learning, Net-based learning, Scripted collaboration

Citation: Haake, J. M. & Pfister, H.-R. (2010) Scripting a distance-learning university course: Do students benefit from net-based scripted collaboration?. ijcscl 5 (2), pp. 191-210

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-010-9083-7

Preprint: Acrobat-PDF haake_pfister_5_2.pdf

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[-]Distributed leadership in CSCL groups

Authors: Julia Gressick, Sharon J. Derry

Abstract: We service mathematics and science teachers. Groups worked primarily online in an asynchronous discussion environment on a 6-week task in which they applied learning-science ideas acquired from an ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Group cognition, Leadership, Online collaboration, Problem-based learning

Citation: Gressick, J. & Derry, S. J. (2010) Distributed leadership in CSCL groups. ijcscl 5 (2), pp. 211-236

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-010-9086-4

Preprint: Acrobat-PDF gressick_derry_5_2.pdf

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[-]Promoting metacognitive skills through peer scaffolding in a CSCL environment

Authors: Manoli Pifarre, Ruth Cobos

Abstract: This paper aims to better understand the development of students’ metacognitive learning processes when participating actively in a CSCL system called KnowCat. To this end, a longitudinal case ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Metacognitive learning, Self-regulated learning, Peer interaction, Peer scaffolding, Qualitative research

Citation: Pifarre, M. & Cobos, R. (2010) Promoting metacognitive skills through peer scaffolding in a CSCL environment. ijcscl 5 (2), pp. 237-253

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-010-9084-6

Preprint: Acrobat-PDF pifarre_cobos_5_2.pdf

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