Arguing to Learn: Confronting Cognitions in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Environments / Edition 1

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Arguing to Learn: Confronting Cognitions in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Environments focuses on how new pedagogical scenarios, task environments and communication tools within Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) environments can favour collaborative and productive confrontations of ideas, evidence, arguments and explanations, or arguing to learn. This book is the first that has assembled the work of internationally renowned scholars on argumentation-related CSCL research. All chapters present in-depth analyses of the processes by which the interactive confrontation of cognitions can lead to collaborative learning, on the basis of a wide variety of theoretical models, empirical data and Internet-based tools. Given its depth and breadth of coverage, this collection will be of interest to a wide audience of researchers in the fields of education, psychology and computer science, as well as communication and linguistic studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402013829
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 6/30/2003
  • Series: Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Series, #1
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 269
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors. 1. Argumentation, Computer Support, And The Education Context of Confronting Cognitions; J. Andriessen, M. Baker, D.D. Suthers.2. Representational Guidance For Collaborative Inquiry; D.D. Suthers. 3. Computer-Mediated Argumentative Interactions For The Co-Elaboration Of Scientific Notions; M. Baker. 4. Argumentation As Negotiation In Electronic Collaborative Writing; J. Andriessen, G. Erkens, C. van de Laak, N. Peters, P. Coirier. 5. Constructive Discussions Through Electronic Dialogue; A. Veerman. 6. Using CMC To Develop Argumentation Skills In Children With A 'Literacy Deficit'; R. Pilkington, A. Walker. 7. Designing External Representations To Support Solving Wicked Problems; J.M. van Bruggen, P.A. Kirschner. 8. Elaborating New Arguments Through A CSCL Script; P. Jermann, P. Dillenbourg. 9. The Blind And The Paralytic: Supporting Argumentation In Everyday And Scientific Issues; B.B. Schwarz, A. Glassner. 10. CSCL, Argumentation, And Deweyan Inquiry: Argumentation Is Learning; T. Koschmann.

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