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Assessing Student Talk Using Chat and Forums in a Virtual Learning Environment Using Chat and Forums in a Virtual Learning Environment Dorian Love Roedean (SA)
Perkins, C., & Murphy, E. (2006). Identifying and measuring individual engagement in critical thinking in online discussions: An exploratory case study. Educational Technology & Society, 9 (1), 298-307.
The Development of Language The Development of Writing The Development of the Printing Press The Development of the Internet Stevan Harnad http://poynder.blogspot.com/2007/07/oa-interviews-stevan-harnad.html
Situated Learning – Communities of practice Lave & Wegner Situated Learning – Communities of practice Lave & Wegner Theoretical Framework Social Constructivist learning Theory Lev Vygotsky Social Constructivist learning Theory Lev Vygotsky Community of Inquiry Matthew Lipman Garrison & Anderson Community of Inquiry Matthew Lipman Garrison & Anderson Computer Supported Collaborative Learning
Evidence that Collaborative Learning supports critical thinking Evidence that Collaborative Learning supports critical thinking
http://www.brandon- hall.com/publications/collaboration/collaboration_im ages/collaboration_technology.jpg http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1080/842744868_22852c50cc.jpg The idea that computers offer particular affordances for collaborative learning
classroom The Internet School intranet classrooms elsewhere in the world experts/communities outside school environments
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