International Journal of Educational Research
2010 Volume 49, Number 1
Table of Contents
Number of articles: 4
Strategizing computer-supported collaborative learning toward knowledge building
The purpose of this paper is to explore how university students can develop knowledge in small task-based groups while acquiring hands-on computer skills. Inspired by the sociocultural perspective,... More
Learning science through dialogic inquiry: Is it beneficial for English-as-additional-language students?
Mari Haneda & Gordon Wells
While the effectiveness of teaching that emphasizes dialogue and inquiry has been well documented with respect to English-as-mother-tongue children, it remains an empirical question as to whether... More
Student school elections and political engagement: A cradle of democracy?
Lawrence J. Saha & Murray Print
Studies have found that prior involvement in student politics while in school seems to be a good predictor of adult political engagement. While most studies of adults have obtained retrospective... More
Ambiguity – A tool or obstacle for joint productive dialogue activity in deaf and hearing students’ reasoning about ecology
Bengt-Olov Molander, Ola Halldén & Camilla Lindahl
The ambiguity of words and signs as a resource or obstacle in group discussions is studied. How deaf and hearing students aged 13–15 years elaborate on ecological concepts through dialogue is... More