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WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 994–999
The perspectives mechanism described in this paper provides a flexible approach to organizing information in a shared repository for the use of individuals and groups engaged in collaboratively constructing knowledge. The perspectives approach...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 21, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 79–90
Recent research on instructional technology has focused increasingly on the potential of computer support to promote collaborative learning. Socio-cultural theories have been imported from cognate fields to suggest that cognition and learning take...
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 8, No. 1 (March 2013) pp. 1–12
The theme of this year's Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) 2013 conference--"To see the world 'and' a grain of sand: Learning across levels of space, time and scale"--targets a provocative challenge for CSCL, namely that the...
Supporting Group Cognition in an Online Math Community: A Cognitive Tool for Small-Group Referencing in Text Chat
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 35, No. 2 (2006) pp. 103–122
The Virtual Math Teams Project is exploring how to create, structure, support, and assess an online chat-based collaborative community devoted to mathematics discourse. It is analyzing the forms of group cognition that emerge from the use of shared...
Journal of Interactive Media in Education Vol. 1 (2001) pp. 1–53
Describes a Web-based tool, WebGuide, being developed to mediate and structure collaborative learning. This software uses an innovative mechanism to define a flexible system of perspectives on a shared knowledge construction space. WebGuide provides ...
Methodological issues in developing a multi-dimensional coding procedure for small-group chat communication
Learning and Instruction Vol. 17, No. 4 (August 2007) pp. 394–404
In CSCL research, collaboration through chat has primarily been studied in dyadic settings. This article discusses three issues that emerged during the development of a multi-dimensional coding procedure for small-group chat communication: (a) the...
Share globally, adapt locally: Software assistance to locate and tailor curriculum posted to the Internet
Computers & Education Vol. 24, No. 3 (1995) pp. 237–246
Many teachers yearn to break through the confines of traditional textbook-centered teaching to present activities that encourage students to explore and construct their own knowledge. But this requires developing innovative materials and curriculum...
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 4, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 115–149
In order to collaborate effectively in group discourse on a topic like mathematical patterns, group participants must organize their activities in ways that share the significance of their utterances, inscriptions, and behaviors. Here, we report the ...
Acta Didactica Napocensia Vol. 3, No. 2 (2010) pp. 101–114
The Math Forum is an online resource center for pre-algebra, algebra, geometry and pre-calculus. Its Virtual Math Teams (VMT) service provides an integrated web-based environment for small teams of people to discuss math and to work collaboratively...
Gerry Stahl; Kirstin Butcher; John Caron; Gabe Johnson; Elizabeth Lenell; Scott Long; Rogerio dePaula; Paul Prestopnik; Tammy Sumner
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1999 (April 1999)
In January 1999, an interdisciplinary seminar of doctoral students from cognitive, educational and computational sciences was organized to study theoretical texts that might provide insight into how to support collaborative learning with...