Search results for author:"Joachim Kimmerle"
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International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 3, No. 2 (June 2008) pp. 105–122
Wikis provide new opportunities for learning and for collaborative knowledge building as well as for understanding these processes. This article presents a theoretical framework for describing how learning and collaborative knowledge building take...
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 3, No. 1 (March 2008) pp. 85–97
A common challenge in many situations of computer-supported collaborative learning is increasing the willingness of those involved to share their knowledge with other group members. As a prototypical situation of computer-supported information...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 14, No. 4 (2011) pp. 138–148
Computer-supported learning and knowledge building play an increasing role in online collaboration. This paper outlines some theories concerning the interplay between individual processes of learning and collaborative processes of knowledge building....
Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 4 (May 2012) pp. 1049–1057
Wikis as shared digital artifacts may enable users to participate in processes of knowledge building. To what extent and with which quality knowledge building can take place is assumed to depend on the interrelation between people’s prior knowledge...
The collective knowledge of social tags: Direct and indirect influences on navigation, learning, and information processing
Computers & Education Vol. 60, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 59–73
Tag clouds generated in social tagging systems can capture the collective knowledge of communities. Using as a basis spreading activation theories, information foraging theory, and the co-evolution model of cognitive and social systems, we present...
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 23, No. 2 (2014) pp. 149–176
We propose a systemic-constructivist perspective for analyzing knowledge construction. In contrast to theories that focus on individuals as actors, the systemic-constructivist approach emphasizes the relevance of social systems and regards the...
Explaining Authors' Contribution to Pivotal Artifacts during Mass Collaboration in the Wikipedia's Knowledge Base
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (March 2014) pp. 97–115
This article discusses the relevance of large-scale mass collaboration for computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) research, adhering to a theoretical perspective that views collective knowledge both as substance and as participatory...
Educational Psychologist Vol. 50, No. 2 (2015) pp. 120–137
Social media are increasingly being used for educational purposes. The first part of this article briefly reviews literature that reports on educational applications of social media tools. The second part discusses theories that may provide a basis...