How students structure and relate argumentative knowledge when learning together with diagrams

@article{Amelsvoort2008HowSS,
  title={How students structure and relate argumentative knowledge when learning together with diagrams},
  author={Marije van Amelsvoort and Jerry Andriessen and Gellof Kanselaar},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={24},
  pages={1293-1313}
}
When students learn together by discussing a topic, they sometimes are asked to construct an argumentative diagram. An argumentative diagram consists of boxes with arguments and arrows that relate these boxes. Constructing argumentative diagrams can be especially useful for structuring and relating argumentative knowledge. However, students do not always seem to use a diagram’s structure and relations to their benefit. To focus on structure and relations, 46 secondary school students were asked… CONTINUE READING