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Journal of Interactive Learning Research

2002 Volume 13, Number 1

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Preface: Distributed Cognition and Educational Practice

    Ilias Karasavvidis, University of Crete, Greece; Piet Kommers & Neli Stoyanova, University of Twente

    Traditionally, cognition has been treated as residing in the head, as being a property of the individual mind. To a large extent, current psychological and educational practice is founded upon this... More

    pp. 5-9

  2. Distributed Cognition and Educational Practice

    Ilias Karasavvidis, University of Crete, Greece

    The objective of this article is to present a brief historical overview of ideas related to the distribution of cognition, offer a critical appraisal, and outline some of the implications for the... More

    pp. 11-29

  3. Distributed Cognition and the Shared Knowledge Model of the Mazahua: A Cultural Approach

    Mariëtte de Haan, University of Utrecht

    The distributed and situated character of informal and nonwestern learning practices has recently become a source of inspiration for the reform of school practices. The notion that cognition and... More

    pp. 31-50

  4. Walking or Dancing? Images of Thinking and Learning to Think in the Classroom

    Rupert Wegerif, Open University, United Kingdom

    n this article the author explores two different ways of conceptualising the teaching and learning of thinking using transcripts of classroom talk taken from two different empirical studies. The... More

    pp. 51-70

  5. “The Dig” Distributed Cognition and the Postmodern Classroom

    Sean Courtney, University of Nebraska, United States

    The insights accumulating from advances in distributed cognition pose particular challenges to pedagogical practice. When we consider the significance of material and social configurations in the... More

    pp. 71-92

  6. Distributed Learning: Understanding the Emerging Workplace Knowledge

    Hitendra Pillay, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

    This article explores cognitive attributes that allow individuals to function effectively in the emerging world of uncertainty, flexibility, and incongruities. The article presents discussion of... More

    pp. 93-110

  7. Concept Mapping as a Medium of Shared Cognition in Computer-Supported Collaborative Problem Solving

    Neli Stoyanova & Piet Kommers, University of Twente

    This article presents an experimental study aimed at investigating the learning effectiveness of concept mapping for computer-supported collaborative problem solving. The main assumption underlying... More

    pp. 111-133

  8. Distributed Cognition in the Context of Virtual Collaborative Learning

    T. Daradoumis & J. M. Marquès, Open University of Catalonia, Spain

    In this article, the authors address the distribution of cognition in small virtual group learning. In particular, they examine how the distribution of cognition is manifested in the context of... More

    pp. 135-148

  9. A Framework for Work-Based Networked Learning

    Patrick McAndrew, The Open University, United Kingdom; Lachlan MacKinnon & Roger Rist, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom

    This article describes the development of a task-based framework for providing learning within the workplace using networked multimedia. A philosophy is adopted for the framework that builds on the... More

    pp. 149-166

  10. MirandaNet: A Learning Community—A Community of Learners

    John Cuthell, Actis Limited, United Kingdom

    Traditional models of learning have reified into concepts of learning, with the teacher frozen as the embodiment of skills and knowledge that have to be passed on to students. In the United Kingdom... More

    pp. 167-186