ERIC Number: ED400783
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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CSCL: Theory and Practice of an Emerging Paradigm.
Koschmann, Timothy, Ed.
This book is about a newly emerging area of research in instructional technology, Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning or CSCL. The authors of these chapters talk a great deal about the theory underlying their work. Chapters include: (1) "Paradigm Shifts and Instructional Technology: An Introduction" (Timothy Koschmann); (2) "Collaboration Within and Among Minds: Mastering Complexity, Individually and in Groups" (Paul J. Feltovich, Rand J. Spiro, Richard L. Coulson, & Joan Feltovich); (3) "Mediating Microworlds: Collaboration on High School Science Activities" (Shelley V. Goldman); (4) "Computer-Supported Problem-Based Learning: A Principled Approach to the Use of Computers in Collaborative Learning" (Timothy Koschmann, Ann C. Kelson, Paul J. Feltovich, & Howard S. Barrows); (5) "New Actors, New Connections: The Role of Local Information Infrastructures in School Reform" (Donald Morrison & Bruce Goldberg); (6) "Learning to Write: Computer Support for a Cooperative Process" (Christine M. Neuwirth & Patricia G. Wojahn); (7) "Seeing What We Build Together: Distributed Multimedia Learning Environments for Transformative Communications" (Roy D. Pea); (8) "Cross-Classroom Collaboration: Communication and Education" (Margaret Riel); (9) "Learning by Collaborating: Convergent Conceptual Change" (Jeremy Roschelle); (10) "Computer Support for Knowledge-Building Communities" (Marlene Scardamalia & Carl Bereiter); (11) "Technological Support for Teachers Transitioning to Project-Based Science Practices" (Elliot Soloway, Joseph S. Krajcik, Phyllis Blumenfeld, & Ronald Marx); and (12) "Effects 'with' and 'of' CSCL: Tracking Learning in a New Paradigm" (Janet Kolodner & Mark Guzdial). Author and subject indexes are provided. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Cooperative Learning, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Educational Theories, Instructional Innovation, Learning Activities, Multimedia Materials, Nontraditional Education
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Publishers, 10 Industrial Ave., Mahwah, NJ 07430.
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