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COALITION - Collaborative Argumentation and Argument Visualisation in Knowledge Construction and Problem Solving

Aim of the project
The research project - COALITION - clarifies how collaborative argumentation and argumentation visualisation can best be used in promoting learning and problem-solving both at different educational levels and in work organizations. Furthermore, the project investigates collaborative writing as a means for learning in higher education, clarifies how secondary school students use Internet as an information source in their studies, and seeks for the methods to develop the pedagogical use of Internet in secondary education.

Funding
The Academy of Finland 2007-2010
University of Jyväskylä
Finnish Cultural Foundation

Contact information
Miika Marttunen (coordinator of the project)
University of Jyväskylä, Department of Educational Sciences
P.O.Box 35
FIN-40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Phone: +358 14 260 1842
GSM +358 50 593 3092
Fax: +358 14 260 1661
E-mail: miika.marttunen[at]edu.jyu.fi