Handbook of Conversation Design for Instructional Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599045990
  • ISBN-13: 9781599045993
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 489 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released April 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Given the rapid growth of computer-mediated communication, there is an ever-broadening range of social interactions. With conversation as the bedrock on which social interactions are built, there is growing recognition of the important role conversation has in instruction, particularly in the design and development of technologically advanced educational environments.

Handbook of Conversation Design for Instructional Applications presents key perspectives on the evolving area of conversation design, bringing together a multidisciplinary body of work focused on the study of conversation and conversation design practices to inform instructional applications. Offering multimodal instructional designers and developers authoritative content on the cutting-edge issues and challenges in conversation design, this book is a must-have for reference library collections worldwide.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Conceptual Frameworks in Conversation Design.
2: Introducing Conversation Design.
3: Working with Gordon Pask (1967–1978): Developing and Applying Conversation Theory*.
4: Instruction for Design and Designs for Conversation.
5: The Human Centrality of Conversational Learning.
6: Conversation and Design*.
7: Conversation Theory Conceptualized in E-Learning Environments.
8: Conversation and Design for Instructional Applications.
9: Conversation Design in the Electronic Discussion Age.
10: Conversation Theory: Blended Course Design and Discussion.
11: Online Tutoring as Conversation Design.
12: Instructional Conversations: Designing Dialogue to Deepen Learning.
13: Making Online Bulletin Board Dialogues Work: Conversation Design for Building Knowledge Networks through Reflective Practices.
14: Designing Online Conversations to Engage Local Practice: Implications of a Knowledge-Building Framework.
15: Instructional Applications in Conversation Design.
16: Applying Grounded Conversation Design to Instruction.
17: Constructing Online Conversation to Support Learning.
18: Telling Stories: Connecting Theory and Experience in Classroom Conversations.
19: Pask and Ma Join Forces in an Elementary Mathematics Methods Course.
20: Using the Interpersonal Action-Learning Cycle to Invite Thinking, Attentive, Comprehension.
21: Conversation for School Change: Teachers' Experiences.
22: Emerging Trends in Conversation Design.
23: A Conversational Framework for Self-Organised Learning: Modelling Personal Meaning for Effective Action in the World.
24: Design and Evaluation of Embodied Conversational Agents for Educational and Advisory Software.
25: Modelling Spoken Multimodal Instructional Systems.
26: Mobile Technology and Its Applications in Instructional Conversation.
27: Dialogue Mapping and Collaborative Learning.
28: Politeness as a Social Computing Requirement.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.