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ERIC Number: ED485155
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 27
Using Asynchronous Discussion to Promote Collaborative Problem Solving among Preservice Teachers in Field Experiences: Lessons Learned from Implementation
Knowlton, Dave S.
Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 27th, Chicago, IL, October 19-23, 2004
Designers who are charged with creating online environments that support students' problem-solving efforts and instructors who are searching for instructional strategies to support students' asynchronous problem-solving efforts will find this paper useful. The paper describes a systematic approach for using computer-mediated bulletin boards to support collaborative problem solving among students in field experiences. This paper also briefly describes lessons that the author learned as he implemented the approach in a teacher education setting.
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, DC.