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Title: “Sorry if I’m Leaving You in the Dust”: Toward Understanding the Importance of Student Goals in Collaborative Problem Solving
Authors: Celepkolu, Mehmet
Boyer, Kristy Elizabeth
Issue Date: Jul-2018
Publisher: International Society of the Learning Sciences, Inc. [ISLS].
Citation: Celepkolu, M. & Boyer, K. E. (2018). “Sorry if I’m Leaving You in the Dust”: Toward Understanding the Importance of Student Goals in Collaborative Problem Solving. In Kay, J. and Luckin, R. (Eds.) Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age: Making the Learning Sciences Count, 13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2018, Volume 3. London, UK: International Society of the Learning Sciences.
Abstract: This study reports on a study of the influence of students’ goal—speed versus mastery—as they solve a computer science problem collaboratively. We conducted a study with 254 university students enrolled in introductory computer science, pairing based on the goal they reported for that day. Results with a comparison condition show that matching by goal may not benefit student learning unless other factors are also considered. However, for students who hold a mastery goal, pairing with another student who shares that goal may significantly improve the learning experience. These results advance our understanding of how we might adapt collaborative learning practices based on students' goals.
URI: https://doi.dx.org/10.22318/cscl2018.1557
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