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By Timothy Koschmann, Rogers P. Hall, Naomi Miyake

Surveying contemporary advances in computing device Supported Collaborative studying, this booklet files the expansion of the sphere and considers the clients for destiny improvement. It offers empirical examine, technical suggestions, and the theories underlying CSCL layout. 4 case stories learn expertise move related to CSILE. goal chapters are by means of commentaries and writer responses. individuals comprise anthropologists, communications experts, computing device scientists, educators, psychologists, and philosophers. Annotation c. e-book information, Inc., Portland, OR (

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A FOCUS ON UNDERSTANDING Eckert, 1989). From asociocultural perspective, the establishment of aclasswide Knowledge Building Community is an attempt to acculturate students into a community of practice thatis aimed at building knowledge through sustained collaborative investigation. Unlike conventional classroom education, the goal is to turn over moreof the high-level operations to the student, encourage authentic peer discourse, and emphasize understanding over memorization. COMPUTER-SUPPORTED INTENTIONAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS To supportteachers in theireffortstofosterclassroom-based Knowledge Building Communities, Scardamalia, Bereiter, McLean, Swallow, and Woodruff (1989) have developed CSILE, a networked learning environment.

Because everyone cansee everyone else’s work, there arise opportunitiesfor collaboration in CSILE that might be missed in regular classroom activities (Scardamalia, Bereiter, Hewitt, & 19 1. A FOCUS ON UNDERSTANDNG I A Untitled-1 I I believe that gravity has always been a major influence on the earth, and so has played a large FIG. 4. A CSlLE text note, graphics note, and discusslon. Webb 1996). In someways,interaction in CSILE issuperiortotraditional groupwork because the entire class can review all exchanges.

Can cancer kill kids? 7. Are there a 100%proven cure for cancer? 8. Can you do anything to stop cancer? 1. How do you get AIDS? 2. What group of people are morein danger of getting AIDS? 3. What causes AIDS? 1. A FOCUS ON UNDERSTANDING 27 4. What does the hiv virus do toyou? 5. What is the treatment for AIDS? 6. What are the precautions for AIDS? 7. If someone who hasAIDS looks different what do theylook like? 8. Why is AIDS not a laughing matter? Notes containing lists of questions were notpivotal ones in the database.

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