Tag Archives: Argumentation

EXP: Assessing ‘Complex Epistemic Performance’ in Online Learning Environments

9/1/16-8/31/18 PIs: William Cope, ChengXiang Zhai, Duncan Ferguson, Willem Els University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Award Details This project will develop online software tools to assess and offer feedback to learners communicating complex scientific or technical information. “Complex epistemic performance” here refers to knowledge representations in reports or case studies which involve not only facts […]

EXP: Fostering Self-Correcting Reasoning with Reflection Systems

9/1/16-8/31/19 PI: Michael Hoffmann, Richard Catrambone, Jeremy Lingle Georgia Tech Award Details This research project is exploring how to support reasoning about wicked problems. These are societal important problems that are characterized by incomplete or contradictory knowledge, have a large body of differing opinion on the problem, have a large economic burden, and are intimately […]

EAGER: Collaborative Research: Technology to Support Mathematical Argumentation

Andee Rubin, TERC (Award Details) Kimberle Koile, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Award Details) The big question being addressed in this project is, “How can technology support the teaching and learning of mathematical argumentation?” This EAGER proposal focuses on the first steps in moving towards the vision of helping youngsters learn mathematical/algebraic argumentation. The project has […]