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Title: The Role of Technologies in Facilitating Collaborative Engagement
Authors: Sinha, Suparna
Adams, Karlyn
Rogat, Toni Kempler-
Hmelo-Silver, Cindy
Issue Date: Jul-2012
Publisher: International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS)
Citation: Sinha, S., Adams, K., Rogat, T. K., & Hmelo-Silver, C. (2012). The Role of Technologies in Facilitating Collaborative Engagement. In van Aalst, J., Thompson, K., Jacobson, M. J., & Reimann, P. (Eds.), The Future of Learning: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2012) – Volume 2, Short Papers, Symposia, and Abstracts (pp. 489-490). Sydney, NSW, AUSTRALIA: International Society of the Learning Sciences.
Abstract: Computer-supported inquiry learning has the potential to foster productive engagement with the task and also enhance students' motivation. This may occur because students have the opportunity to collaborate around on authentic problems, often situated in media-rich environments. However, we have limited understanding of the quality of engagement fostered in these contexts and how technology might support high quality engagement. This study explores technological affordances on influencing students' engagement technology-rich curriculum unit on aquatic ecosystems.
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