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The formation of a community of practice in preservice teacher education : the interaction of the classroom environment and new communication technologies
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2004)
The goal of this study was to examine the development of a group of preservice teachers over three semesters during the second phase of their coursework and fieldwork in the teacher development program at a major Midwestern ...
A comparative study of the effects of instructional design-based scaffolding and management-based scaffolding on learning in online collaborative groups
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of scaffolding conditions in fully online collaborative groups on a performance outcome, social experiences, and interaction processes. To achieve this, a performance outcome, social ability...
The social nature of an online community of practice for learning to teach
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
learning experience, and members' learning in a community of practice. Three primary research questions were asked: 1) How do members participate in the primary learning activities through Chat Room discussion, Discussion Board discussion, and information...
Knowledge construction, social identity and social network structure in completely online groups
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
. This mixed methods study examines the development of eight completely online groups in a CSCL course held at the University of Missouri during the summer of 2008. The principal contribution of this work is a new and deeper understanding of completely online...