The impact of role assignment on knowledge construction in asynchronous discussion groups a multilevel analysis

@inproceedings{Schellens2005TheIO,
  title={The impact of role assignment on knowledge construction in asynchronous discussion groups a multilevel analysis},
  author={Tammy Schellens and Hilde van Keer and Martin Valcke},
  year={2005}
}
The present research studied the effect of learning in asynchronous discussion groups on students' levels of knowledge construction. Multilevel analyses were applied to uncover the influence of student, group, and task variables on the one hand and the specific effect of the assignment of roles to group members on other hand. Results indicate that students'attitudes toward the learning environment and their engagement in the discussion group are significant predictors. As to the effect of role… CONTINUE READING

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