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Title: Research on scaffolding in the learning sciences: A methodological perspective
Authors: Tabak, Iris 
Kyza, Eleni A. 
Keywords: Scaffolding;Learning science
Category: Educational Sciences
Field: Social Sciences
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Source: International Handbook of the Learning Sciences, 2018, Pages 191-200
Abstract: Scaffolding - the titrated support provided to learners to enable them to perform what would otherwise be outside their individual achievement-has become a central target of design and research in the learning sciences. In this chapter, we provide an overview of the different theoretical approaches that have most informed research on scaffolding in the learning sciences. We further discuss the main modes of empirical learning sciences research around scaffolding. We conclude with open questions and suggestions for future research on scaffolding in the learning sciences.
ISBN: 9781317208365
DOI: 10.4324/9781315617572-19
Rights: © 2018 Taylor & Francis.
Type: Book Chapter
Appears in Collections:Κεφάλαια βιβλίων/Book chapters

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