Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Learning in Higher Education.
Goodyear's conception of learning in higher education as learning to play epistemic games or apply epistemic tactics depending on which form of knowledge the individual is being challenged seems to be supported by a series of studies by King and Coleman. Eg
Mutual peer tutoring: Effects of structuring tutorial interaction to scaffold peer learning.
By King, Alison; Staffieri, Anne; Adelgais, Anne
Journal of Educational Psychology. 1998 Mar Vol 90(1) 134-152
Using explanatory knowledge during collaborative problem solving in science
The journal of the learning sciences [1050-8406] Coleman yr:1998 vol:7 iss:3-4 pg:387 -427

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