Using argument representations to make thinking visible for individuals and groups

@inproceedings{Bell1997UsingAR,
  title={Using argument representations to make thinking visible for individuals and groups},
  author={Philip Bell},
  booktitle={CSCL},
  year={1997}
}
This paper describes how an argument representation tool called SenseMaker has been used to promote science learning with middle school science students during a debate activity. The argumentation tool is one component of the Knowledge Integration Environment (KIE) Internet-based learning suite for science education. The argument representations make student thinking visible during individual and collaborative activities in the classroom. The paper elaborates on how the cognitive mechanisms and… CONTINUE READING
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