Comparing constructions through the Web

Mildred L. G. Shaw, Brian R. Gaines
1995 The first international conference on Computer support for collaborative learning - CSCL '95   unpublished
Much of the richness of a collaborative learning environment comes from the differing constructions that different learners bring to the learning domain. However, the differences in terminology and its usage that stem from different construct systems can also be major impediments to collaboration. Techniques from personal construct psychology may be used to make such tacit differences overt and a source of rich discussion among collaborative learners. This article describes the use of construct
more » ... elicitation, modeling and comparison services on the World-Wide Web to enable collaborative learners to understand one another's constructs.
doi:10.3115/222020.222276 fatcat:cbeso2hnejbnnnixcoloqmoequ