Fostering Humanistic Knowledge Building Communities using Online Collaborative Tools Webinar

Join us on 24th January 2021 for the seventh session from the CSCL in Times of Crisis webinar series. We hope to see you there to explore Fostering Humanistic Knowledge Building Communities using Online Collaborative Tools, with Yotam Hod, Michal Dvir, Shiri Kashi, Liat Rahmian; University of Haifa. Fostering Humanistic Knowledge Building Communities using Online Collaborative Tools: A New Frontier after a Decade of Research The learning goals of this innovation are to foster online humanistic knowledge building communities (HKBCs) where communities’ ideas as well as the participants’ identities as learners and knowledge builders are jointly co-advanced. Target groups include online courses in higher educational settings designed for collaboration in technology-enhanced KBCs. While it is relevant to all disciplines and contexts, we have implemented this at the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. levels following the same design principles in teacher education, educational technologies, statistics education, and introduction to Ph.D. studies. Although our current implementations are fully online due to COVID, we have over...
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Promoting Engineering Students’ Intercultural Communication and Diversity Understanding Webinar

Join us on 17th January 2021 for the sixth session from the CSCL in Times of Crisis webinar series. We hope to see you there to explore Promoting Engineering Students intercultural Communication and Diversity Understanding, with Anuli Ndubuisi, Jim Slotta, Elham Marzi, OISE, University of Toronto. Promoting Engineering Students’ Intercultural Communication and Diversity Understanding Amidst the global disruption of international education programs, educators are creatively adapting their education abroad programs aimed at building global citizens. We will present the use of the Knowledge Community and Inquiry (KCI) model to support students’ development of intercultural communication competencies and global perspectives within the context of a global virtual team learning environment where they work in culturally diverse project teams. This approach focuses on supporting students that seek alternative solutions to the traditional study abroad programs, or where access to travel-related international experiences have been limited by social distancing constraints. We will share how the International Virtual Engineering Student Teams (InVEST) initiative helps students to...
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Learning Together Online through Peer Review Webinar

Join us on 3rd January 2021 for the fourth session from the CSCL in Times of Crisis webinar series. We hope to see you there to explore Learning Together Online through Peer Review, presented by Armin Weinberger. Learning together online through Peer Review Learning through peer review has been applied across all age groups, from primary education to adult education. There has been a focus on higher education with a pronounced interest to attain competencies in arguing within a domain of study and deal with complex problems. Depending on grade level, students would need differently specified additional scaffolding, but have always been found to be more productive learning together with a peer review structure than without. You can stream the webinar and participate in the subsequent Q & A session here on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021, 3:00 – 4:00 pm (GMT, London, UK): https://youtu.be/xXKZ2uYdYiI The webinar will be presented by Armin Weinberger, Saarland University. CSCL in Times of Crisis Webinar Series The Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL)...
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