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Computers & Education

January 2006 Volume 46, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. The problem arena of researching computer supported collaborative learning: Introduction to the special section

    Martin Valcke & Rob Martens

    In this introduction to the special section, research in relation to asynchronous discussions in computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environments is analysed from a methodological... More

    pp. 1-5

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  2. Content analysis schemes to analyze transcripts of online asynchronous discussion groups: A review

    B. De Wever, T. Schellens, M. Valcke & H. Van Keer

    Research in the field of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) is based on a wide variety of methodologies. In this paper, we focus upon content analysis, which is a technique often used... More

    pp. 6-28

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  3. Content analysis: What are they talking about?

    Jan-Willem Strijbos, Rob L. Martens, Frans J. Prins & Wim M.G. Jochems

    Quantitative content analysis is increasingly used to surpass surface level analyses in computer-supported collaborative learning (e.g., counting messages), but critical reflection on accepted... More

    pp. 29-48

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  4. Knowledge building in asynchronous discussion groups: Going beyond quantitative analysis

    Sarah Schrire

    This contribution examines the methodological challenges involved in defining the collaborative knowledge-building processes occurring in asynchronous discussion and proposes an approach that could... More

    pp. 49-70

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  5. A framework to analyze argumentative knowledge construction in computer-supported collaborative learning

    Armin Weinberger & Frank Fischer

    Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) is often based on written argumentative discourse of learners, who discuss their perspectives on a problem with the goal to acquire knowledge.... More

    pp. 71-95

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  6. Analyzing CMC content for what?

    Som Naidu & Sanna Järvelä

    Computer mediated communication (CMC) refers to communication between individuals and among groups via networked computers. Such forms of communication can be asynchronous or synchronous and serve ... More

    pp. 96-103

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