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This paper is a transcription from memory of a short talk that used overhead projector slides, with musical examples played on an Apple Macintosh computer and a Yamaha CX5 synthesizer. The slides appear in the text as reduced "icons" at the point...
The design of an Intelligent Tutoring System (ITS) in a knowledge domain where expertise is modeled as a set of uncertain and incomplete beliefs that are justifiable and expressible in the form of a critical argument is outlined. Issues concerning...
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 26, No. 1 (2016) pp. 133–149
This article is a commentary on a model for negotiation in teaching-learning dialogues (Baker 1994) that traces its origins and developments over the past 20 years. The first main section of the paper describes the research background out of which...
Annual Meeting of the Arizona Science Teachers Association 1997 (October 1997)
This paper introduces instructional methods using the Internet and the World Wide Web (WWW). The purpose of this paper is to specifically demonstrate the effective application of the Internet in teaching biology. Specific strategies such as...
Computer-Mediated Epistemic Dialogue: Explanation and Argumentation as Vehicles for Understanding Scientific Notions
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 11, No. 1 (2002) pp. 63–103
Epistemic dialogues, involving explanation and argumentation, have been recognized as potential vehicles for conceptual understanding. Although the role of dialogue in learning has received much attention, the problem of creating situations in which ...
T.H.E. Journal Vol. 27, No. 1 (1999) pp. 46–50
Examines one university's efforts to develop a reliable and cost-effective multimedia classroom. Discusses why and how the process was undertaken, as well as the cost implications for the department. Reviews advantages and disadvantages of the...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 413–432
Multivariate analysis of variance was used to determine if there were differences in seven measures of motivation between students enrolled in 12 e-learning and 12 traditional classroom university courses (N = 353). Study results provide evidence...
How Do Argumentation Diagrams Compare when Student Pairs Use Them as a Means for Debate or as a Tool for Representing Debate?
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 2, No. 2 (September 2007) pp. 273–295
The objective of the research presented here was to study the influence of two types of instruction for using an argumentation diagram during pedagogical debates over the Internet. In particular, we studied how using an argumentation diagram as a...
Educational Psychologist Vol. 50, No. 1 (2015) pp. 43–57
In recent years, there has been increased interest in engagement during learning. This is of particular interest in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics domains, in which many students struggle and where the United States needs...
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 7, No. 2 (June 2012) pp. 193–210
Studying how collaborative activity takes shape interactionally in the context of technological settings is one of the main challenges in the field of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL). It requires us, amongst other things, to look...
Effects of Video Adaptations on Comprehension of Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 26, No. 2 (2011) pp. 39–54
This study investigated the effects of alternative narration, highlighted text, picture/word-based captions, and interactive video searching features for improving comprehension of nonfiction academic video clips by students with intellectual and...
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 2, No. 2 (September 2007) pp. 315–357
In this paper we present a framework for analysing when and how students engage in a specific form of interactive knowledge elaboration in CSCL environments: broadening and deepening understanding of a space of debate. The framework is termed ...
From Log Files to Assessment Metrics: Measuring Students' Science Inquiry Skills Using Educational Data Mining
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 22, No. 4 (2013) pp. 521–563
We present a method for assessing science inquiry performance, specifically for the inquiry skill of designing and conducting experiments, using educational data mining on students' log data from online microworlds in the Inq-ITS system ...
Ryan S. J. d. Baker; Sujith M. Gowda; Michael Wixon; Jessica Kalka; Angela Z. Wagner; Aatish Salvi; Vincent Aleven; Gail W. Kusbit; Jaclyn Ocumpaugh; Lisa Rossi
International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM) 2012 (June 2012)
In recent years, the usefulness of affect detection for educational software has become clear. Accurate detection of student affect can support a wide range of interventions with the potential to improve student affect, increase engagement, and...