“This is the size of one meter”: Children’s bodily-material collaboration and understanding of scale around touchscreens

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In CSCL studies, language is often foregrounded as the primary resource for engaging in collaborative learning, while the body is more often positioned as a secondary resource. In this paper, we present, analyse and discuss how two nine-year-old children collaborate through gesturing and moving their bodies around a touchscreen. The pair is working with the concept of scale and are in midst of copying their rooms from paper to touchscreen. During this process, the pair engages in a discussion regarding the size of one meter through language, gestures and manipulation of the material resource. The analysis shows two distinct ways of understanding the length of one meter, which primarily is visible through the children’s gesturing and bodily movement. In conclusion, the analysis shows that children dynamically produce body-material resources for communicative and illustrative purposes; moreover, they use body-material as a cognitive tool and as a way of shepherding the other.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelExploring the Material Conditions of Learning: Opportunities and Challenges for CSCL : The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015
RedaktørerOskar Lindwall, Päivi Häkkinen, Timothy Koschmann, Pierre Tchounikine, Sten Ludvigsen
Antal sider8
Vol/bind1
Udgivelses stedGothenburg
ForlagInternational Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS)
Publikationsdatojun. 2015
Sider70-78
ISBN (Trykt)978-0-9903550-6-9
StatusUdgivet - jun. 2015
BegivenhedExploring the Material Conditions of Learning: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015 - Gothenburg, Sverige
Varighed: 7 jun. 201511 jun. 2015

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KonferenceExploring the Material Conditions of Learning: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015
LandSverige
ByGothenburg
Periode07/06/201511/06/2015
NavnExploring the Material Conditions of Learning: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015
ISSN1573-4552

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Davidsen, J., & Ryberg, T. (2015). “This is the size of one meter”: Children’s bodily-material collaboration and understanding of scale around touchscreens. I O. Lindwall, P. Häkkinen, T. Koschmann, P. Tchounikine, & S. Ludvigsen (red.), Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: Opportunities and Challenges for CSCL: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015 (Bind 1, s. 70-78). Gothenburg: International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS). Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015
Davidsen, Jacob ; Ryberg, Thomas. / “This is the size of one meter” : Children’s bodily-material collaboration and understanding of scale around touchscreens. Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: Opportunities and Challenges for CSCL: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015. red. / Oskar Lindwall ; Päivi Häkkinen ; Timothy Koschmann ; Pierre Tchounikine ; Sten Ludvigsen. Bind 1 Gothenburg : International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS), 2015. s. 70-78 (Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015).
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Davidsen, J & Ryberg, T 2015, “This is the size of one meter”: Children’s bodily-material collaboration and understanding of scale around touchscreens. i O Lindwall, P Häkkinen, T Koschmann, P Tchounikine & S Ludvigsen (red), Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: Opportunities and Challenges for CSCL: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015. bind 1, International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS), Gothenburg, Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015, s. 70-78, Gothenburg, Sverige, 07/06/2015.

“This is the size of one meter” : Children’s bodily-material collaboration and understanding of scale around touchscreens. / Davidsen, Jacob; Ryberg, Thomas.

Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: Opportunities and Challenges for CSCL: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015. red. / Oskar Lindwall; Päivi Häkkinen; Timothy Koschmann; Pierre Tchounikine; Sten Ludvigsen. Bind 1 Gothenburg : International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS), 2015. s. 70-78 (Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015).

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Davidsen J, Ryberg T. “This is the size of one meter”: Children’s bodily-material collaboration and understanding of scale around touchscreens. I Lindwall O, Häkkinen P, Koschmann T, Tchounikine P, Ludvigsen S, red., Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: Opportunities and Challenges for CSCL: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015. Bind 1. Gothenburg: International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS). 2015. s. 70-78. (Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015).