ICT, discourse and new language practices in educational settings (completed)

This Phd project is about implementing and evaluating CSCL-based practices (computer supported collaborative learning) in developmental educational settings, focusing on the emergence of new discourse and language practices.


To explore the value of shared learning objects (e.g. text and video) for the development of discourse in classroom and developmental settings, focusing specifically on how emerging representations of joint activity mediate discourse and language use.


Classroom discourse, professional development, CSCL   

Theory & Method

  • Sociocultural theory 
  • Social semiotics
  • Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL)  
  • Design experiments
  • Video analysis 

Funding and timeframe

Funded by: Faculty of Education, UiO

Timeframe: 2008-2012

Related projects

SCY - Science Created by You



Tags: ICT and Learning
Published Oct. 20, 2010 11:28 AM - Last modified Jan. 3, 2019 10:50 AM


Project leader:
Svein Olav Norenes