Miika Marttunen

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Argumentation skills of secondary school students were evaluated in Finland (n=290), France (n=54), and England (n=41). The data were collected from 4 tasks comprising 7 variables. The results indicated that most of the students had correctly justified arguments and conclusions, and composed clear claims and relevant arguments. However, many students had(More)
The authors have developed the Internet browser application Gymn@zilla for L2-learning. In this paper they present a dynamical image annotation: Gymn@zilla automatically provides explanatory images drawn from Internet for words in L2. The Internet-images are often photos of daily events. The authors discuss the psycholinguistic implications of images in L2(More)
10 11 Abstract Collaborative learners are often meant to be guided by collaboration scripts to 12 identify, discuss, and resolve differences of opinion and knowledge. How learners engage in 13 and resolve conflict, however, may be highly dependent on learners’ cultural background. In 14 this article, we examine the extent to which a peer-critique(More)
This study aims to investigate whether structuring an interaction supports students’ elaborative argumentation. The study compares the quality of secondary school students’ (N = 16) argumentation during dyadic structured and unstructured computer-based chat interaction. The results suggest that structuring an interaction increases the proportion of(More)
Argument visualisation refers to graphical or other non-verbal means of making reasoning chains and conclusions explicit. Constructing argument diagrams is one way to visualise argumentation. The solving of ill-structured problems, commonly related to societal and educational questions, can be facilitated by a visual depiction of the variety of viewpoints(More)
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