Group Cognition: Computer Support for Building Collaborative Knowledge

Group Cognition: Computer Support for Building Collaborative Knowledge

by Gerry Stahl
     
 

Exploring the software design, social practices, and collaboration theory that would be needed to support group cognition—collective knowledge that is constructed by small groups online.See more details below

Overview

Exploring the software design, social practices, and collaboration theory that would be needed to support group cognition—collective knowledge that is constructed by small groups online.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262195393
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
04/07/2006
Series:
Acting with Technology
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
250
Sales rank:
1,235,398
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction : essays on technology, interaction, and cognition1
IDesign of computer support for collaboration
Studies of technology design25
1Share globally, adapt locally31
2Evolving a learning environment47
3Armchair missions to Mars65
4Supporting situated interpretation81
5Collaboration technology for communities93
6Perspectives on collaborative learning119
7Groupware goes to school155
8Knowledge negotiation online177
IIAnalysis of collaborative knowledge building
Studies of interaction analysis193
9A model of collaborative knowledge building201
10Rediscovering the collaboration213
11Contributions to a theory of collaboration227
12In a moment of collaboration245
13Collaborating with relational references257
IIITheory of group cognition
Studies of collaboration theory277
14Communicating with technology285
15Building collaborative knowing303
16Group meaning / individual interpretation331
17Shared meaning, common ground, group cognition347
18Making group cognition visible361
19Can collaborative groups think?385
20Opening new worlds for collaboration409
21Thinking at the small-group unit of analysis431

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