The International Handbook of Collaborative Learning by Cindy E. Hmelo-silverThe International Handbook of Collaborative Learning by Cindy E. Hmelo-silver

The International Handbook of Collaborative Learning

EditorCindy E. Hmelo-silver, Clark A. Chinn, Carol Chan

Paperback | February 5, 2013

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Collaborative learning has become an increasingly important part of education, but the research supporting it is distributed across a wide variety of fields including social, cognitive, developmental, and educational psychology, instructional design, the learning sciences, educational technology, socio-cultural studies, and computer-supported collaborative learning. The goal of this book is to integrate theory and research across these diverse fields of study and, thereby, to forward our understanding of collaborative learning and its instructional applications. The book is structured into the following 4 sections: 1) Theoretical Foundations 2) Research Methodologies 3) Instructional Approaches and Issues and 4) Technology.

Key features include the following:

  • Comprehensive and Global ¿ This is the first book to provide a comprehensive review of the widely scattered research on collaborative learning including the contributions of many international authors.

  • Cross disciplinary ¿ The field of collaborative learning is highly interdisciplinary drawing scholars from psychology, computer science, mathematics education, science education, and educational technology. Within psychology, the book brings together perspectives from cognitive, social, and developmental psychology as well as from the cross-disciplinary field of the learning sciences.

  • Chapter Structure¿ To ensure consistency across the book, authors have organized their chapters around integrative themes and issues. Each chapter author summarizes the accumulated literature related to their chapter topic and identifies the strengths and weaknesses of the supporting evidence.

  • Strong Methodology¿ Each chapter within the extensive methodology section describes a specific methodology, its underlying assumptions, and provide examples of its application.

This book is appropriate for researchers and graduate level instructors in educational psychology, learning sciences, cognitive psychology, social psychology, computer science, educational technology, teacher education and the academic libraries serving them. It is also appropriate as a graduate level textbook in collaborative learning, computer-supported collaborative learning, cognition and instruction, educational technology, and learning sciences.

Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver(Rutgers University) has conducted research on problem-based learning and collaborative knowledge construction. She is co-editor of theJournal of the Learning Sciencesand has been active in the Computer-supported Collaborative Learning Community.Clark A. Chinn(Rutgers University) has expertise in argumentation and ...
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Title:The International Handbook of Collaborative LearningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 9.7 × 7 × 1.2 inPublished:February 5, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415805740

ISBN - 13:9780415805742

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Table of Contents

Introduction: What is Collaborative Learning?: An OverviewAngela O'Donnell & Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver  I. Theoretical Approaches  1. Information processing approaches to collaborative learningNoreen Webb  2. Developmental approaches to collaborative learningSusan Golbeck& Hebbah El Moslimany 3. Sociocultural Perspectives on collaborative learning:Towards Collaborative Knowledge CreationKai Hakkarainen, Sami Paavola,&Pirita Seitamaa-Hakkarainen  4.Theories of Cognition in Collaborative LearningGerry Stahl II. Studying Collaborative Learning 5.Quantitative methods for studying small groups Ulrike Cress&Friedrich-Wilhelm Hesse  6. Multilevel analysis for the analysis of collaborative learningJeroen Janssen, Ulrike Cress, Gijsbert Erkens,&Paul A. Kirschner  7.Qualitative methodologies for studying small groupsKeith Sawyer  8. Conversation Analysis and Collaborative LearningTim Koschmann  9. Verbal data analysis for understanding interactionsHeisawn Jeong  10.Linguistic Analysis Methods for Studying Small GroupsIris Howley, Elijah Mayfield&Carolyn Penstein Ros¿EM>  11. Advancing understanding of collaborative learning with data derived from video recordsBrigid J. S. Barron, Roy Pea,& Randi A. Engle  12. Mixed methods for analyzing collaborative learningSadhana Puntambekar  III. Instructional Issues and Approaches to Collaborative Learning  13.Cultivating a Community of Learners in K-12 ClassroomsKaterine Bielaczyc, Manu Kapur,&Allan Collins  14. Motivation in Collaborative GroupsToni Kempler Rogat, Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia,&Nicole DiDonato 15. Child Leaders in Collaborative GroupsBrian Miller, Jingjing Sun, Xiaoying Wu, &Richard C. Anderson  16.Assessment in collaborative learningJan Van Aalst  17. Collaborative learning for diverse learnersAdrian F. Ashman &Robyn M. Gillies  18.Learning Through Collaborative ArgumentationClark Chinn&Doug Clark  19.Organizing Collaborative Learning Experiences Around Subject Matter Domains: The Importance of Aligning Social and Intellectual Structures in InstructionLindsay L. Cornelius, Leslie R. HerrenkohlJenna Wolfstone-Hay  20. The Group Investigation Approach to Cooperative LearningShlomo Sharan, Yael Sharan, &Ivy Geok-chin Tan  21. Problem-based learning: An instructional model of collaborative learningCindy Hmelo-Silver&Christina DeSimone IV. Technology and Collaborative Learning  22.Designing Collaborative Learning through Computer Support Vanessa Dennen&Chris Hoadley23. Collaboration Scripts in Computer-Supported Collaborative LearningFrank Fischer, Ingo Kollar, Karsten Stegmann, Christof Wecker&Jan Zottmann  24. Mobile Computer Supported Collaborative LearningChee-Kit Looi, Lung-Hsiang Wong, &Yanjie Song  25. Collaborative Knowledge Building: Towards a Knowledge Creation PerspectiveCarol Chan 26. Metacognition and Computer-Supported Collaborative LearningPhil Winne, Allyson Hadwin,&Nancy Perry  27. Collaboration in Informal Learning Environments: Access and Participation in Youth Virtual CommunitiesYasmin B. Kafai&Deborah A. Fields28. Collaboration, Technology and CultureJianwei Zhang