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Articles of Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2010

[-]Guiding group cognition in CSCL

Author: Gerry Stahl

Introduction: Regardless of whether particular stakeholders are interested in individual learning outcomes or in the knowledge-building accomplishments of teams, the power of collaborative learning emanates from ...  [full article]

Citation: Stahl, G. (2010) Guiding group cognition in CSCL. ijcscl 5 (3), pp. 255-258

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-010-9091-7

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[-]Online moderation of synchronous e-argumentation

Authors: Christa S. C. Asterhan, Baruch B. Schwarz

Abstract: In this paper, we present findings on moderation of synchronous, small-group argumentation in blended, co-located learning environments. Drawing on findings from the literature on human facilitation ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Online peer discussions, Argumentation, Human support, Teacher and tutor roles, Synchronous CMC

Citation: Asterhan, C.S.C. & Schwarz, B.B. (2010) Online moderation of synchronous e-argumentation. ijcscl 5 (3), pp. 259-282

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-010-9088-2

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[-]Scaffolding problem-based learning with CSCL tools

Authors: Jingyan Lu, Susanne P. Lajoie, Jeffrey Wiseman

Abstract: Small-group medical problem-based learning (PBL) was a pioneering form of collaborative learning at the university level. It has traditionally been delivered in face-to-face text-based format. With ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Scaffolding, Role play, PBL, Medical education, Content analysis, CSCL, CSCL tools, Argumentation tools, Visualization tools

Citation: Lu, J., Lajoie, S.P., & Wiseman, J. (2010) Scaffolding problem-based learning with CSCL tools. ijcscl 5 (3), pp. 283-298

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-010-9092-6

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[-]How digital concept maps about the collaborators’ knowledge and information influence computer-supported collaborative problem solving

Authors: Tanja Engelmann, Friedrich W. Hesse

Abstract: For collaboration in learning situations, it is important to know what the collaborators know. However, developing such knowledge is difficult, especially for newly formed groups participating in a ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Computer-supported collaboration, Computer-supported collaborative problem solving, Group awareness, Knowledge and information awareness

Citation: Engelmann, T. & Hesse, F.W. (2010) How digital concept maps about the collaborators’ knowledge and information influence computer-supported collaborative problem solving. ijcscl 5 (3), pp. 299-320

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-010-9089-1

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[-]S-COL: A Copernican turn for the development of flexiblyreusable collaboration scripts

Authors: Christof Wecker, Karsten Stegmann, Florian Bernstein, Michael J. Huber, Georg Kalus, Ingo Kollar, Sabine Rathmayer, Frank Fischer

Abstract: Collaboration scripts are usually implemented as parts of a particular collaborative-learning platform. Therefore, scripts of demonstrated effectiveness are hardly used with learning platforms at ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Collaboration scripts, Scaffolding, Collaborative learning, Web-based learning

Citation: Wecker, C., Stegmann, K., Bernstein, F., Huber, M.J., Kalus, G., Kollar, I., Rathmayer, S., & Fischer, F. (2010) S-COL: A Copernican turn for the development of flexiblyreusable collaboration scripts. ijcscl 5 (3), pp. 321-344

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-010-9093-5

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[-]Revealing preconditions for trustful collaboration in CSCL

Author: Anne Gerdes

Abstract: This paper analyses preconditions for trust in virtual learning environments. The concept of trust is discussed with reference to cases reporting trust in cyberspace and through a philosophical ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Trustful collaboration, Learning strategies, Self-surrender, Reflection

Citation: Gerdes, A. (2010) Revealing preconditions for trustful collaboration in CSCL. ijcscl 5 (3), pp. 345

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-010-9090-8

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