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Trajectories of collaborative scientific conceptual change: Middle school students learning about ecosystems in a CSCL environment
Trajectories of collaborative scientific conceptual change: Middle@school@students learning about ecosystems in a CSCL environment (2008) pp. 1–191
The dissertation aims to achieve two goals. First, it attempts to establish a new theoretical framework—the collaborative scientific conceptual change model, which explicitly attends to social factor and epistemic practices of science, to understand ...
Convergent Adaptation in Small Groups: Understanding Professional Development Activities Through a Complex Systems Lens
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 319–344
Understanding the dynamics of individual or group adaptation can provide valuable information for constructing professional development strategies to increase chances of instructional success. This paper reports on an exploratory study that...
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 16, No. 3 (2007) pp. 307–331
Understanding complex systems is fundamental to understanding science. The complexity of such systems makes them very difficult to understand because they are composed of multiple interrelated levels that interact in dynamic ways. The goal of this...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 8, No. 5 (Oct 13, 2013) pp. 32–36
Unlike doctors, teachers are not able to carry out personality analysis and teaching diagnosis via using various tools and data. So how can we build the exact teaching environment, collect the data of study process, and perform the evidence-based...
Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 52, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 6–35
Orchestrating inquiry-based science learning in the classroom is a complex undertaking. It requires fitting the culture of the classroom with the teacher's teaching and inquiry practices. To understand the interactions between these variables...
Jiangang Hao; Lei Liu; Alina A. von Davier; Nathan Lederer; Diego Zapata-Rivera; Peter Jaki; Michael Bakkenson
ETS Research Report Series 2017 (2017)
Most existing software tools for online collaboration are designed to support the collaboration itself instead of the study of collaboration with a systematic team and task management system. In this report, we identify six important features for a...