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|Title:||How Did a Grade 5 Science Community Co-Construct Collective Structures of Inquiry?|
|Publisher:||Philadelphia, PA: International Society of the Learning Sciences.|
|Citation:||Tao, D. & Zhang, J. (2017). How Did a Grade 5 Science Community Co-Construct Collective Structures of Inquiry? In Smith, B. K., Borge, M., Mercier, E., and Lim, K. Y. (Eds.). (2017). Making a Difference: Prioritizing Equity and Access in CSCL, 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) 2017, Volume 2. Philadelphia, PA: International Society of the Learning Sciences.|
|Abstract:||This study investigates how a Grade 5 science community co-constructed collective structures of inquiry in the form of “research cycles” to support sustained inquiry in a whole school year. Qualitative analysis of field notes, classroom videos and student notebooks documented the evolution of research cycles. Analysis of student interviews showed how this structure was used and adapted by individual student to position and monitor knowledge progress and plan for further inquiry. Content analyses of student online discourse in Knowledge Forum indicated that students made more purposeful contributions aligning with the research cycle after formation.|
|Appears in Collections:||CSCL 2017|
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