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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...
The effects of visual programming on elementary school students' computational thinking
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Computational thinking (CT) has been identified as a key skill that people need in the rapidly developing information age. The research community proposed that exposing CT...
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...