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Articles of Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2012

[-]Cognizing mediating: Unpacking the entanglement of artifacts with collective minds

Author: Gerry Stahl

Introduction: The age of simple objects like well-designed artifacts, minds confined inside of skulls, and cultures cloistered in the tacit background has been left in the fading past according to current ...  [full article]

Citation: Stahl, G. (2012) Cognizing mediating: Unpacking the entanglement of artifacts with collective minds. ijcscl 7 (2), pp. 187-191

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-012-9148-x

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[-]Connecting agents and artifacts in CSCL: Towards a rationale of mutual shaping

Authors: Maarten Overdijk, Wouter van Diggelen, Paul A. Kirschner, Michael Baker

Abstract: Studying how collaborative activity takes shape interactionally in the context of technological settings is one of the main challenges in the field of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Affordance, Agent-artifact connection, Instrument, Mutual shaping, Structures

Citation: Overdijk, M., van Diggelen, W., Kirschner, P. A., & Baker, M. (2012) On the connection of agents and artifacts in CSCL: Toward a rationale of mutual shaping. ijcscl 7 (2), pp. 193-210

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-012-9143-2

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[-]An instrumental perspective on CSCL Systems

Author: Jacques Lonchamp

Abstract: The theory of instrumental genesis of Rabardel relates the social and the technical through the concept of instrument. An instrument is defined as a mixed entity made up by an artifact, the ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Instrumental genesis, Mediating instrument, CSCL sy stems

Citation: Lonchamp, J. (2012) An instrumental perspective on CSCL Systems. ijcscl 7 (2), pp. 211-237

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-012-9141-4

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[-]Instrumental genesis in technology-mediated learning: From double stimulation to expansive knowledge practices.

Authors: Giuseppe Ritella, Kai Hakkarainen

Abstract: The purpose of the present paper is to examine the socio-cultural foundations of technology-mediated collaborative learning. Toward that end, we discuss the role of artifacts in knowledge-creating ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Epistemic mediation, Chronotope, Knowledge practices, CSCL, Knowledge building, Expansiv e learning, Instrumental genesis, Double stimulation

Citation: Ritella, G. & Hakkarainen, K. (2012) Instrumental genesis in technology-mediated learning: From double stimulation to expansive knowledge practices.. ijcscl 7 (2), pp. 239-258

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-012-9144-1

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[-]How to improve collaborative learning with video tools in the classroom? Social vs. cognitive guidance for student teams

Authors: Carmen G. Zahn, Karsten Krauskopf, Friedrich W. Hesse, Roy Pea

Abstract: Digital video technologies offer a variety of functions for supporting collaborative learning in classrooms. Yet, for novice learners, such as school students, positive learning outcomes also depend ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Learning, Collaboration, Digital video

Citation: Zahn, C. G., Krauskopf, K., Hesse, F. W., & Pea, R. (2012) How to improve collaborative learning with video tools in the classroom? Social vs. cognitive guidance for student teams. ijcscl 7 (2), pp. 259-284

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-012-9145-0

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[-]The ACODEA framework: Developing segmentation and classification schemes for fully automatic analysis of online discussions

Authors: Karsten Stegmann, Jin Mu, Elijah Mayfield, Carolyn Rosé, Frank Fischer

Abstract: Research related to online discussions frequently faces the problem of analyzing huge corpora. Natural Language Processing (NLP) technologies may allow automating this analysis. However, the ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Online discussion, Automatic content analysis, Text classification

Citation: Mu, J., Stegmann, K., Mayfield, E., Rosé, C., & Fischer, F. (2012) The ACODEA framework: Developing segmentation and classification schemes for fully automatic analysis of online discussions. ijcscl 7 (2), pp. 285-305

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-012-9147-y

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[-]Scripted collaborative learning with the Cognitive Tutor Algebra: An experimental classroom study

Authors: Nikol Rummel, Dejana Mullins, Hans Spada

Abstract: With the aim to promote students’ mathematics learning, we extended the Cognitive Tutor Algebra (CTA), a computer-based tutoring system for high school mathematics, to a collaborative setting. ...  [full abstract]

Keywords: Computer-supported collaborative learning, Scripted collaboration, Mathematics learning, Experimental classroom study, Collaboration process analysis

Citation: Rummel, N., Mullins, D., & Spada, H. (2012) Scripted collaborative learning with the Cognitive Tutor Algebra: An experimental classroom study. ijcscl 7 (2), pp. 307-339

DOI: 10.1007/s11412-012-9146-z

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