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Journal of Educational Computing Research

2006 Volume 35, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Supporting Group Cognition in an Online Math Community: A Cognitive Tool for Small-Group Referencing in Text Chat

    Gerry Stahl

    The Virtual Math Teams Project is exploring how to create, structure, support, and assess an online chat-based collaborative community devoted to mathematics discourse. It is analyzing the forms of... More

    pp. 103-122

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  2. Peer Scaffolding of Knowledge Building through Collaborative Groups with Differential Learning Experiences

    Ming Lai & Nancy Law

    This article describes a case study of an international collaboration between two classes of fifth grade students through an online discussion platform with one group more experienced in online... More

    pp. 123-144

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  3. Cognitive Transfer Revisited: Can We Exploit New Media to Solve Old Problems on a Large Scale?

    Sharon J. Derry, Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, Anandi Nagarajan, Ellina Chernobilsky & Brian D. Beitzel

    The work we report in this special issue attempted to exploit the power of technology and cognitive theory to help make conceptual systems taught in large college courses truly useful in students' ... More

    pp. 145-162

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  4. The Creation of Virtual and Face-to-Face Learning Communities: An International Collaboration Experience

    Susanne P. Lajoie, Benilde Garcia, Gloria Berdugo, Luis Marquez, Susana Espindola & Carlos Nakamura

    This article examines the use of technology in higher education to support an international collaboration between 2 graduate seminars in cognition and instruction, one in Mexico and another in... More

    pp. 163-180

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  5. Cognitive Tools for Understanding History: What More Do We Need?

    D K. O'neill & M J. Weiler

    Computer-based cognitive tools may have an important role to play in making widespread improvements in history teaching. Scholars agree that one important way to help students understand history is... More

    pp. 181-197

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  6. Cognitive Tools and Mindtools for Collaborative Learning

    Paul A. Kirschner & Gijsbert Erkens

    When a computer-based tool or application is used to carry out a specific task in a learning situation--that is, it is used for learning--more effectively or efficiently one speaks of learning ... More

    pp. 199-209

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