ERIC Number: EJ625775
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Structure of Discourse in Collaborative Learning.
Chinn, Clark A.; O'Donnell, Angela M.; Jinks, Theresa S.
Journal of Experimental Education, v69 n1 p77-97 Fall 2000
Examined the types of discourse structures emerging during peer learning and the ways in which these structures were related to learning for 105 fifth graders working in groups of 4 to learn about writing conclusions. Characterizes the discourse structure as a network of arguments and counterarguments, with argument quality positively related to students' ability to write their own conclusions. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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