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Scaffolding Collaborative Design Online

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2008 Annual Conference & Exposition


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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June 22, 2008

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June 22, 2008

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June 25, 2008



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Design Communications

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Design in Engineering Education

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13.1062.1 - 13.1062.9



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David Jonassen University of Missouri

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Dr. David Jonassen is Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Missouri where he teaches in the areas of Learning Technologies and Educational Psychology. Since earning his doctorate in educational media and experimental educational psychology from Temple University, Dr. Jonassen has taught at the Pennsylvania State University, University of Colorado, the University of Twente in the Netherlands, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Syracuse University. He has published 30 books and numerous articles, papers, and reports on text design, task analysis, instructional design, computer-based learning, hypermedia, constructivist learning, cognitive tools, and problem solving. His current research focuses on the cognitive processes engaged by problem solving and models and methods for supporting those processes during learning.

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Tamara Knott Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Richard Goff Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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1. Jonassen, D.H. (2000). Toward a design theory of problem solving. Educational Technology: Research & Development, 48 (4), 63-85. 2. Meacham, J.A., Emont, N.C. (1989). The interpersonal basis of everyday problem solving. In J.D. Sinnott (Ed.), Everyday problem solving: Theory and applications (pp. 7-23). New York: Praeger. 3. Mostow, J. (1985). Toward better models of the design process. AI Magazine, 6, 44-57 4. Dym, C.L., & Little, P. (2004). Engineering Design: A Project-Based Introduction 5. Darses, F. The constraint satisfaction approach to design: A psychological investigation. Acta Psychologica, 78, 307-325 (1991). 6. Chi, M.T.H., Slotta, J.D., & de Leeuw, N/A. From things to processes: A theory of conceptual change for learning science concepts. Learning and Instruction, 4: 27-43 (1994). 7. Cho, K.L., & Jonassen, D.H. (2002). The effects of argumentation scaffolds on argumentation and problem solving. Educational Technology: Research & Development, 50 (3)5-22.

Jonassen, D., & Knott, T., & Goff, R. (2008, June), Scaffolding Collaborative Design Online Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 10.18260/1-2--3459

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