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Proceedings of the 1999 conference on Computer support for collaborative learning - CSCL '99
The Vicarious Learner project is investigating the role of dialogue in learning and, more specifically, how learners benefit from opportunities to 'overhear' other learners. We describe evidence of such learning by students using "vicarious learning resources" in a computer-supported learning environment. We argue that education dialogue has properties that are different from "everyday" dialogue. We see educational dialogues in particular as being about the complex alignment of concepts wheredoi:10.3115/1150240.1150283 fatcat:cnfeg55fdjd7xpk46olmpej3qa