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Application of Social Network Analysis to Collaborative Problem Solving Discourse: An Attempt to Capture Dynamics of Collective Knowledge Advancement

Part of the Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Series book series (CULS,volume 15)

Abstract

This chapter presents an analysis of collaborative knowledge building in the PLTL corpus using a Social Network Analysis approach. The goal is to present an analysis of collective knowledge advancement that goes beyond what has been accomplished using existing methodologies and offers a unique bird’s eye view of how knowledge advancement proceeds over time.

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  • Social Network Analysis
  • Knowledge Building
  • Closeness Centrality
  • Community Knowledge
  • Collective Knowledge

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Oshima, J., Matsuzawa, Y., Oshima, R., Niihara, Y. (2013). Application of Social Network Analysis to Collaborative Problem Solving Discourse: An Attempt to Capture Dynamics of Collective Knowledge Advancement. In: Suthers, D., Lund, K., Rosé, C., Teplovs, C., Law, N. (eds) Productive Multivocality in the Analysis of Group Interactions. Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Series, vol 15. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8960-3_12

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