Flowing Toward Correct Contributions During Group Problem Solving: A Statistical Discourse Analysis

  title={Flowing Toward Correct Contributions During Group Problem Solving: A Statistical Discourse Analysis},
  author={Ming Ming Chiu},
  journal={Journal of the Learning Sciences},
  pages={415 - 463}
  • M. Chiu
  • Published 21 July 2008
  • Psychology
  • Journal of the Learning Sciences
Groups that created more correct ideas (correct contributions or CCs) might be more likely to solve a problem, and students' recent actions (micro-time context) might aid CC creation. 80 high school students worked in groups of 4 on an algebra problem. Groups with higher mathematics grades or more CCs were more likely to solve the problem. Dynamic multilevel analysis statistically identified watersheds (breakpoints) that divided each group's conversation into distinct time periods with many CCs… 

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