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The Productive Multivocality Project: Origins and Objectives

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

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This chapter introduces a volume on a 5-year collaboration among researchers exploring the basis for productive dialogue between multiple analytic traditions in the analysis of group interaction, focusing on educational settings. This chapter discusses the motivations for, our project and its history, describes the data corpora used as case studies, and summarizes strategies for supporting productive multivocal dialogue between traditions.

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  • Collaborative Learning
  • Boundary Object
  • Analytic Tradition
  • Data Corpus
  • Conversation Analysis

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The author gratefully acknowledges the collaboration and hard work of the editors and many other researchers who made this project possible and rewarding. The author was partially supported by NSF Award 0943147 during this project. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of NSF.

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Suthers, D.D. (2013). The Productive Multivocality Project: Origins and Objectives. 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_1

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