Reflection Support for Constructing Meta-cognitive Skills by Focusing on Isomorphism between Internal Self-dialogue and Discussion Tasks
Our goal is developing a system to improve knowledge co-creation skills by reflecting so-called “knowledge co-creation discussion.” The discussion is a core part of our educational program that conducts a knowledge co-creation processes that we develop in the medical service field. Meta-cognitive skill plays a key role to improve the knowledge co-creation skills especially in the field where there is no pre-defined definite answer. However, it is difficult for learners to train meta-cognitive skills since they are quite tacit, latent and context dependent: one cannot observe other one’s cognitive processes conducting in her mind as internal self-dialogue. In our research, we aim to develop learning support system by focusing on isomorphism between tacit internal self-dialogue task and discussion tasks conducted observably in the external world. In this paper, we firstly describe background of our research. Then, we describe underlying philosophy to train meta-cognitive skills essentially required for knowledge co-creation. Finally, we overview our learning support system through reflective monitoring on learners’ discussion processes.
KeywordsThinking Process Discussion Process Screen Image Discussion Leader Description Phase
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