Scripted Anchored Discussion of Multimedia Lecture Recordings

  • Tobias Lauer
  • Stephan Trahasch
Part of the Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning book series (CULS, volume 6)


Lecture recording has become a widespread way of producing e-learning contents. The resulting documents, however, are usually limited with respect to collaborative learning. This chapter introduces the concept of scripted anchored discussion as a means to facilitate net-based group collaboration around multimedia lectures. Discussion contributions are anchored at specific spatial and temporal positions within the document, allowing both document-centred and discourse-centred views of the discussion. Cooperation scripts are used to structure and sequence the discussion process. A formal model is pro-posed to represent discussion scripts. Furthermore, we explore ways to fade out scripting instructions in order to adapt to users’ increasing internalization of the scripts.


Online Discussion Learn Management System Fading Level Multimedia Document Computer Support Cooperative Work 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tobias Lauer
    • 1
  • Stephan Trahasch
    • 1
  1. 1.Albert-Ludwigs-UniversitätFreiburg

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