ERIC Number: EJ629778
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Construction of Shared Knowledge in an Internet-based Shared Environment for Expeditions (iExpeditions).
Wang, Minjuan; Laffey, James; Poole, Melissa J.
International Journal of Educational Technology, v2 n2 Jan 2001
Investigates how participants (39 teenagers and 10 college-age online mentors) interacted and constructed shared knowledge of concepts, goals, tasks, procedures, and solutions when solving a real-world problem in an Internet-mediated project-based learning environment (iExpeditions). The main focus of the study was on how different patterns of participant interaction contributed to the social construction of shared knowledge. (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Constructivism (Learning), Cooperative Learning, Educational Environment, Interaction, Internet, Problem Solving, Teamwork
For full text: http://www.outreach.uiuc.edu/ijet/v2n2/index.html.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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