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Title: Toward a Qualitative Approach to Examining Idea Improvement in Knowledgebuilding Discourse
Authors: Fu, Ella L.F.
van Aalst, Jan
Chan, Carol K.K.
Issue Date: Jun-2013
Publisher: International Society of the Learning Sciences
Citation: Fu, E. L., van Aalst, J., & Chan, C. K. (2013). Toward a Qualitative Approach to Examining Idea Improvement in Knowledgebuilding Discourse. In Rummel, N., Kapur, M., Nathan, M., & Puntambekar, S. (Eds.), To See the World and a Grain of Sand: Learning across Levels of Space, Time, and Scale: CSCL 2013 Conference Proceedings Volume 2 — Short Papers, Panels, Posters, Demos & Community Events (pp. 30-33). Madison, WI: International Society of the Learning Sciences.
Abstract: We report an exploratory study of discourse analysis, focusing on explaining the analytic approach. It is argued that most knowledge-building studies have taken a cognitively- oriented approach to examine collaborative discourse; therefore their findings do not shed light on how idea improvement is accomplished socially. The study employs thematic narrative analysis to address how idea improvement comes about. The paper ends with a discussion of the value of this approach.
URI: https://doi.dx.org/10.22318/cscl2013.2.30
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