Examining productive discourse and knowledge advancement in a knowledge building community

Yuyao Tong, Carol K.K. Chan, Jan van Aalst

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Abstract

This study examined an explicit reflection enriched knowledge building community on students’ productive discourse and knowledge advancement. Knowledge advancement was analyzed using a social network analysis tool, called Knowledge Building Discourse Explorer (KBDeX) (Oshima, Oshima, & Matsuzawa, 2012). KBDeX analysis on keywords network indicated that students in the intervention class had engaged in a more cohesive discussion. Further discourse analysis clarified that students in the intervention class engaged in a more productive progressive discourse.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRethinking Learning in the Digital Age: Making the Learning Sciences Count
Subtitle of host publication13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2018, Volume 3
EditorsJ. Kay, R. Luckin
Pages1775-1776
Number of pages2
Volume3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018
Externally publishedYes
Event13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences 2018: Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age: Making the Learning Sciences Count - UCL Institute of Education, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 23 Jun 201827 Jun 2018
Conference number: 13
https://www.isls.org/icls/2018/icls2018.com/index.html

Conference

Conference13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences 2018
Abbreviated titleICLS 2018
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period23/06/1827/06/18
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