Multivocality as a Tool for Design-Based Research

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Part of the Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Series book series (CULS, volume 15)

Abstract

This chapter provides an integrated perspective of the discussions and analyses related to the Design-Based Research process enacted in a multivocal way in this 9th Grade Biology section of the book. The focus of the work is iterative development of what are referred to as accountable talk agents to support collaborative learning in an urban high school science laboratory. This discussant chapter provides an interpretation of the multivocal process, how it sometimes worked and sometimes did not, and what lessons were learned along the way. This early stage in a design-based research (DBR) program is timely for understanding how a complex sociotechnical intervention affected collaboration.

Keywords

Clarification CSCL 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

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