Visualizing Argumentation: Software Tools for Collaborative and Educational Sense-Making by Paul A. KirschnerVisualizing Argumentation: Software Tools for Collaborative and Educational Sense-Making by Paul A. Kirschner

Visualizing Argumentation: Software Tools for Collaborative and Educational Sense-Making

byPaul A. KirschnerEditorSimon J. Buckingham-shum, Chad S. Carr

Paperback | December 5, 2002

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This text examines the use of collaboration technologies in the problem-solving or decision-making process. These systems are widely used in both education and in the workplace to enable virtual groups to discuss and exchange ideas on issues ranging from applied problems to theoretical debate. While some systems are text-based, the majority rely on visualization techniques to allow participants to represent their ideas in a more flexible, graphical form. The text evaluates existing systems, and looks at how the specific needs of users in both educational and corporate environments can be reflected in the design of new systems.
Title:Visualizing Argumentation: Software Tools for Collaborative and Educational Sense-MakingFormat:PaperbackPublished:December 5, 2002Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1852336641

ISBN - 13:9781852336646

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Table of Contents

Foundations.- The Roots of Computer Supported Argument Visualization.- A Cognitive Framework for Cooperative Problem Solving with Argument Visualization.- Designing Argumentation Tools for Collaborative Learning.- Using Computer Supported Argumentation Visualization to Teach Legal Argumentation.- Enhancing Deliberation Through Computer Supported Argument Mapping.- Dialog Mapping: Reflections on an Industrial Strength Case Study.- Fostering Collective Inelligence: Helping Groups Use Visualized Argumentation.- Infrastructure for Navigating Interdisciplinary Debates Critical Decisions for Representing Argumentaion.- Visualizing Internetworked Argumentation.- Afterword.- Index.

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From the reviews:"Clearly written and well organized in this edited book, the purpose of Argument Visualization is to enlighten human intellect by creating collective intellect through dialogues as well as by fostering sense-making learning . . Indeed, this book presents its pioneer role in the CSCW research, and gives visions on the application of CSAV. The experiences from case studies in this book will be highly valuable for any reader who is interested in information technology, computer-in-education, psychology, HCl, knowledge management, computer engineering, or policy makers." (Jin Tan David Yang, Educational Technology and Society, Vol. 6 (3), 2003)