Online moderation of synchronous e-argumentation

@article{Asterhan2010OnlineMO,
  title={Online moderation of synchronous e-argumentation},
  author={Christa S. C. Asterhan and Baruch B. Schwarz},
  journal={International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning},
  year={2010},
  volume={5},
  pages={259-282}
}
  • C. Asterhan, B. Schwarz
  • Published 19 June 2010
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning
In this paper, we present findings on moderation of synchronous, small-group argumentation in blended, co-located learning environments. Drawing on findings from the literature on human facilitation of dialogue in face-to-face settings, we first elaborate on the potential promise of this new practice. However, little is known about what constitutes effective human facilitation in synchronous e-discussions. A multi-method exploratory approach was then adopted to provide first insights into some… 

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