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Journal of the Learning Sciences

2004 Volume 13, Number 3

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Scaffolding Complex Learning: The Mechanisms of Structuring and Problematizing Student Work

    Brian J. Reiser

    There has been much interest in using software tools to scaffold learners in complex tasks, that is, to provide supports that enable students to deal with more complex content and skill demands... More

    pp. 273-304

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  2. Synergy: A Complement to Emerging Patterns of Distributed Scaffolding

    Iris Tabak

    In this article, I examine distributed scaffolding, an emerging approach in the design of supports for rich learning environments intended to help students develop disciplinary ways of knowing,... More

    pp. 305-335

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  3. A Scaffolding Design Framework for Software to Support Science Inquiry

    Chris Quintana, Brian J. Reiser, Elizabeth A. Davis, Joseph Krajcik, Eric Fretz, Ravit Golan Duncan, Eleni Kyza, Daniel Edelson & Elliot Soloway

    The notion of scaffolding learners to help them succeed in solving problems otherwise too difficult for them is an important idea that has extended into the design of scaffolded software tools for ... More

    pp. 337-386

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  4. Scaffolding Analysis: Extending the Scaffolding Metaphor to Learning Artifacts

    Bruce Sherin, Brian J. Reiser & Daniel Edelson

    The scaffolding metaphor was originally developed to describe the support given by a more expert individual in a one-on-one interaction. Since then, the notion of scaffolding has been applied more ... More

    pp. 387-421

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