An experiment in group learning technology: evaluating critical thinking
in face-to-face and computer-supported seminars
This paper gives a detailed analysis of the results of an experiment comparing
the quality of learning in seminars, conducted face-to-face and via the
Network Telepathy computer conferencing system. We set out to measure the
depth of critical thinking occurring in both group learning settings.
Results and analysis
Overall comparison between seminars and computer
Effects on indicators of critical thinking
Effect of participation
Relating our findings to Garrison's stages of critical
Appendix A. Mapping of CT indicators to Garrison's
stages of critical thinking.