ERIC Number: EJ908868
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
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Classroom and Technology-Supported Help Seeking: The Need for Converging Research Paradigms
Karabenick, Stuart A.
Learning and Instruction, v21 n2 p290-296 Apr 2011
Contributions to this special section represent advances in understanding help seeking as a self-regulated learning strategy that occurs in classrooms, during computer-mediated communications, and when using intelligent systems that provide help to improve learners' help-seeking skills and knowledge acquisition. Collectively, the research and development contributes information relevant for all phases of the help-seeking process. My comments focus on: (a) features of technology-supported help seeking that have implications for motivation, (b) the need for increased attention to the instructional context in which technology-supported help seeking occurs, (c) a necessary convergence of classroom and technology-supported help-seeking research paradigms, and (d) reconsideration of help seeking as a social-interactive strategy.
Descriptors: Research and Development, Help Seeking, Learning Strategies, Models, Computer Mediated Communication, Technology, Interpersonal Relationship
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