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Towards Collaborative Conceptual Exploration [chapter]

Tom Hanika, Jens Zumbrägel
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Applications in conceptual knowledge acquisition as well as in collaborative interactive ontology learning are at hand.  ...  We present a first mathematical characterization of a collaborative learning group, a consortium, based on closure systems of attribute sets and the well-known attribute exploration algorithm from formal  ...  Introduction Collaborative knowledge bases, like DBpedia 4 and Wikidata 5 [16] , raise the need for (interactive) collaborative tools in order to add, enhance or extract conceptual knowledge to and from  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-91379-7_10 fatcat:ukkq7rr5mzdvbdhomnbnvpollq

Towards A Design Simulator For Offshore Ship Bridges

Helge T. Kristiansen, Kjetil Nordby
2013 ECMS 2013 Proceedings edited by: Webjorn Rekdalsbakken, Robin T. Bye, Houxiang Zhang  
We suggest the use of design simulators as tools for conceptual design, mediating collaboration between various disciplines and users.  ...  This paper reports on work in progress, in which we analyse and explore possibilities and challenges regarding the use of a simulator for the design of ship bridges, comparing the nature of conceptual  ...  In this respect, the simulator can facilitate collaborative design exploration of conceptual design ideas through active feedback of design changes on-the-fly.  ... 
doi:10.7148/2013-0212 dblp:conf/ecms/KristiansenN13 fatcat:amshaizddbdmzdc42d3mjs7jea

Facing Societal Challenges in Living Labs: Towards a Conceptual Framework to Facilitate Transdisciplinary Collaborations

Indre Kalinauskaite, Rens Brankaert, Yuan Lu, Tilde Bekker, Aarnout Brombacher, Steven Vos
2021 Sustainability  
In the present paper we propose a conceptual framework defining relevant stages to initiate and facilitate transdisciplinary collaboration processes.  ...  In the proposed conceptual framework, we advocate the application of co-creation methods, both at the level of the living lab (macro) and in projects (meso) within the living lab, in order to define, with  ...  To obtain input from practice for our conceptual framework, we adopted an exploratory case study approach [58] . We explored three real-life transdisciplinary collaboration initiatives.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13020614 fatcat:hjtzktgoyna4fa7rn26dkiaqpe

Collaboratively developing instructional activities of conceptual change through the Internet: Science teachers' perspectives

Chin-Chung Tsai
2001 British Journal of Educational Technology  
The interview explored not only teachers' views of using the system, but also their general perspectives toward the idea of collaboratively developing instructional activities through the Internet.  ...  It is encouraging that almost about a half of the interviewed teachers showed interest and positive responses toward the ideas of Internet-based collaboration in instructional design and toward the system  ... 
doi:10.1111/1467-8535.00230 fatcat:zcglx7urpzhb5ftfy6ule5lsnq

How representation matters: comparing collaborative learning with alternative versions of hypermedia

Lei Liu, Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, Surabhi Marathe
2005 International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning  
This study also investigates how the conceptual representation underlying the hypermedia influences students' collaborative activities and knowledge co-construction.  ...  The goal of this comparative case study is to investigate how students collaboratively learn about complex systems with hypermedia.  ...  All participants also completed a questionnaire on their attitude towards using the software and the collaborative learning activities.  ... 
dblp:conf/cscl/LiuHM05 fatcat:be277bcwhrdc7p73lltx4wh3um

Building sustainability through collaborative planning

V. Ghomashchi
2012 International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning  
Finally, this paper suggests two conceptual models to explore and explain the interaction and implications of social capital and sustainability.  ...  Collaborative planning can infl uence efforts to build social capital and make consensus towards sustainability and sustainable development.  ...  As noted, this study attempts to explore the role of social capital and its component in the process of collaborative planning towards sustainability.  ... 
doi:10.2495/sdp-v7-n1-14-25 fatcat:tvftr5as4naejlkygmryaamalu

Open Government in Policy Development: From Collaborative Scenario Texts to Formal Policy Models [chapter]

Maria A. Wimmer
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Towards open government in policy making  Challenges to use ICT in policy making  The OCOPOMO project  From collaborative scenario texts to formal policy models  Concluding remarks  Towards open  ...  government in policy making  Challenges to use ICT in policy making  The OCOPOMO project  From collaborative scenario texts to formal policy models  Concluding remarks Agenda  ...  constitute conditions of application  Models are not claimed to be predictivethough they might be  Purpose of models  For identification of problems and opportunities  For argument in dissent  For exploring  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-19056-8_5 fatcat:xbbsw5hp3baw7ajwgwezsz5l2u

Games and simulation in higher education

Angel A. Juan, Birgit Loch, Thanasis Daradoumis, Sebastian Ventura
2017 International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education  
incorporation of the tactile experience to the more traditional visual and hearing ones; (iv) the use of adapted virtual learning environments that simulate real-life environments; and (v) the analysis of collaborative  ...  Technological and pedagogical characteristics of these innovative learning tools are explored through this series, alongside their cultural, technological, and/or social contexts.  ...  Pozo et al. analyze the attitudes of pre-service primary school teachers towards collaborative learning with video games.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41239-017-0075-9 fatcat:bzzbbaxvzvf4pm3577i7fojdbe

Mapping for conceptual clarity: Exploring implementation of integrated community-based primary health care from a whole system perspective

Carolyn Steele Gray, Walter P. Wodchis, G. Ross Baker, Peter Carswell, Nicolette F. Sheridan, Mylaine Breton, Tim Kenealy, Ann McKillop, John Parsons
2017 International Journal of Integrated Care  
Steele Gray, C et al 2017 Mapping for conceptual clarity: Exploring implementation of integrated community-based primary health care from a whole system perspective..  ...  International Journal of Integrated Care, 17(5): A143, pp. 1-8, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.5334/ijic.3451 CONFERENCE ABSTRACT Mapping for conceptual clarity: Exploring implementation of integrated community-based  ...  Suggestions for future research: We will explore other areas of conceptual overlap using case study data to develop a complete conceptual map of the relevant theoretical domains.  ... 
doi:10.5334/ijic.3451 fatcat:2vqj4ltinrfqjgbhil4cc4zzxa

Dynamic Spatial Positioning: Physical Collaboration around Interactive Table by Children in India [chapter]

Izdihar Jamil, Kenton O'Hara, Mark Perry, Abhijit Karnik, Mark T. Marshall, Swathi Jha, Sanjay Gupta, Sriram Subramanian
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We present a study of how children demonstrate physicality during collaboration around interactive tables at school.  ...  We discuss how the design of tabletops in school can embrace the extensibility of this technology, providing access for children to shape their own collaboration strategies during learning.  ...  P1 moves toward the corn gesting a conceptual organisation on this part of the ta easy access of his current position.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40498-6_11 fatcat:ey7xsvpy3fc2jkkelcyoqdlzcy

Collaborative Learning Understood Trough a Micro-level Analysis of Building Common Professional Knowledge in Mentor-mentee Interactions

Mihaela Mitescu Lupu
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
In return, the conceptual actions performed function as maps for participants' expanding professional agencies. This work has been supported by CNCSIS -UEFISCSU, project number PN II-RU 21/2010.  ...  Findings of this analysis indicate that whilst engaged in collaborative work on the object of their activity -building common professional knowledge as part of the professional identity formation process  ...  It implies, as Edwards (2005b) suggested that conceptualizations, approaches and assessments of teacher education shift towards an expanding understanding of this activity, going beyond the mere socialization  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.09.510 fatcat:3ksywvtesndcpeotetttcr3kfq

Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration and Learning

Deana D. Pennington
2008 Ecology and Society  
Collaborative research must be preceded by an exploratory phase of collective thinking that creates shared conceptual frameworks.  ...  Application of learning frameworks to collaboration provides insights regarding receptive environments for collaboration, and processes that facilitate cross-disciplinary interactions.  ...  This paper explores the notion that research collaboration can be viewed as a learning problem.  ... 
doi:10.5751/es-02520-130208 fatcat:bnrfrbrdqzgvpolc7ha64fte6m

Collaborative scientific conceptual change: a framework for analyzing science learning

Lei Liu, Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver
2009 International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning  
We propose a new framework -the collaborative scientific conceptual change model -to stresses the importance of high quality collaborative discourse and scientific epistemic practices in the process of  ...  conceptual change.  ...  Collaborative scientific conceptual change occurs when learners co-construct new knowledge and make a shift from their previous ways of thinking towards the scientific ways of thinking that scientists  ... 
dblp:conf/cscl/LiuH09 fatcat:z67mxobwobc6xlqrbgtj6llld4

Transformations Towards New Public Governance: Can the New Paradigm Handle Complexity?

Joop Koppenjan, Christopher Koliba
2013 International Review of Public Administration  
He explores sociological and institutional theories on informal structures, group processes, rent-seeking, in order to build a conceptual framework that may help network theory to investigate the role  ...  On the other hand, new approaches towards complexity are recognized, such as complexity theory, which introduces new conceptual and theoretical complexity to the field, challenging the current state of  ... 
doi:10.1080/12294659.2013.10805249 fatcat:pajz3sx2rvaqlbiwgekvzpnza4

Collaborative scientific conceptual change in simulation-supported learning environment

Lei Liu, Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver
2008 International Conference of the Learning Sciences  
We report preliminary results of a classroom study exploring how students used the simulations to develop collaborative discourse and applied epistemic practices to achieve conceptual change.  ...  We propose that collaborative scientific conceptual change occurs when learners co-construct new knowledge and make a shift from their previous ways of thinking towards the scientific ways of thinking  ...  development of successful collaborative interactions (including collaborative discourse and epistemic practices) that lead to collaborative scientific conceptual change.  ... 
dblp:conf/icls/LiuH08 fatcat:obpevoviefhm3m4ezd6ljojzq4
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