Nobody says no : student self-censorship in a collaborative knowledge building activity
Roberts, Alan G. & Nason, Rodney A. (2011) Nobody says no : student self-censorship in a collaborative knowledge building activity. Journal of Learning Design, 4(4), pp. 56-68.
This paper explores student self-censorship within an online learning environment. Self-censorship in group activity can be seen as a two-edged sword. While it can be advantageous that a student censor personal frustration and angst when working with others, if the self-censorship impacts on the cognitive contribution a student makes then this may significantly impact upon the overall quality of the group’s collective knowledge artefact. This paper reports on a study where it was found that students had self censored both their feelings and ideas as they collaboratively worked together.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||self-censorship , CSCL , group work , team , knowledge building|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Alan Roberts & Rod Nason|
|Deposited On:||01 Nov 2011 08:47|
|Last Modified:||01 Nov 2011 10:55|
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