Computer support for knowledge construction in collaborative learning environments

  title={Computer support for knowledge construction in collaborative learning environments},
  author={Pieter J. Beers and Henny P. A. Boshuizen and Paul A. Kirschner and W. H. Gijselaers},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
As society becomes more complex, complexity becomes part of our education. Education nowadays witnesses complex problem solving tasks and multidisciplinary teamwork. Although multidisciplinarity is a prerequisite for the knowledge construction imposed by these tasks, it is in no way a guarantee. Multidisciplinary teams need common ground to enable the knowledge construction needed for complex problem solving. A framework for knowledge construction inspired the design of computer support for… CONTINUE READING

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