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Exploring the Use of Self-explanation Prompts in a Collaborative Learning Environment

Abstract A recorded tutorial dialogue can produce positive learning gains, when observed and used to promote discussion between a pair of learners; however, this same effect does not typically occur when an leaner observes a tutorial dialogue by himself or herself. One potential approach to enhancing learning in the latter situation is by incorporating self-explanation prompts, a proven technique for encouraging students to engage in active learning and attend to the material in a meaningful way. This study examined whether learning from observing recorded tutorial dialogues could be made more effective by adding self-explanation prompts in computer-based learning environment. The research questions in this two-experiment study were (a) Do self-expl... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Wright, Kyle (Author) / Atkinson, Robert K (Advisor) / Savenye, Wilhelmina (Committee member) / Nelson, Brian (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational technology / Educational technology / ICAP / Self-explanation
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 77 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Educational Technology 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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