ERIC Number: EJ584876
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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The Structure of Discussions that Promote Reasoning.
Chinn, Clark A.; Anderson, Richard C.
Teachers College Record, v100 n2 p315-68 Win 1998
Analyzes the structure of argumentative discourse produced when small groups of children discuss issues raised by stories they have read, examining the discourse from story discussions in two fourth-grade classrooms. Compares and contrasts two approaches of representing the structure of classroom arguments (the argument network and the causal network). (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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