This study compared small-group and whole-class structures in two large knowledge building communities. We analyzed students’ online notes on Knowledge Forum by KBDex (Oshima, Oshima, & Matsuzawa, 2012). Results found that students in the small-group structure showed better community knowledge advancement. However, the unbalanced distribution of expertise in the small-group class was also observed.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2018|
|Event||13th 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 2018 → 27 Jun 2018
Conference number: 13
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