Gerry Stahl

Biography

Gerry Stahl’s professional research area is the field of CSCL (Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning). In 2006 Stahl published a book on CSCL in MIT Press entitled “Group Cognition: Computer Support for Building Collaborative Knowledge” and launched the “International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning”. In 2009 he published a book in Springer’s CSCL book series entitled “Studying Virtual Math Teams” on the VMT Project that he directs. His 2013 book, "Translating Euclid," extends the report on that research to include support for the collaborative learning of dynamic geometry. All his work outside of these academic books is published for free in volumes of essays at Smashwords (or at Lulu as paperbacks at minimal printing cost).

Gerry Stahl earned his BS in math and science at MIT. He earned a PhD in continental philosophy and social theory at Northwestern University, conducting his research at the Universities of Heidelberg and Frankfurt. He later earned a PhD in computer science at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He now teaches at the College of Computation and Informatics at Drexel University in Philadelphia. His website--containing all his publications, materials on CSCL and further information about his work--is at http://GerryStahl.net.

Where to find Gerry Stahl online


Where to buy in print


Books

Essays in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning
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Price: Free! Words: 69,050. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Essay » Technology
“Essays in CSCL” reflects on CSCL as a research field, situating Stahl’s work on the Virtual Math Teams Project and his theory of group cognition within CSCL. It describes the VMT research approach, technology, pedagogy and analysis methods. It presents findings that have emerged from the VMT Project about the nature of online interaction in CSCL. It concludes with reports of current work.
Essays in Personalizable Software
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Price: Free! Words: 91,070. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
These 14 computer science essays by Gerry Stahl are explorations in personalizable software. This approach involves designing hypermedia systems to allow people to explore information from different personal perspectives. The essays on structured hypermedia and computational perspectives are illustrated with several software prototype systems.
Proposals for Research
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Price: Free! Words: 189,060. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer science
This volume presents the narrative sections from grant proposals by Gerry Stahl to NSF and other funding sources. Included are proposals that won grants that supported his research at the University of Colorado and Drexel University. They propose multi-year research projects in computer-supported collaborative learning and related domains. Even those that were not funded provide visionary ideas.
Essays in Philosophy
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Price: Free! Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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A collection of philosophical essays about Nietzsche, Heidegger, Marx, electronic music, Adorno and topics in artificial intelligence
Global Introduction to CSCL
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Price: Free! Words: 43,840. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Versions of “Computer-supported collaborative learning: An historical perspective” by Gerry Stahl, Timothy Koschmann and Daniel D. Suthers for a global audience: in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Romanian and German. An introduction to the educational research field of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning from an interactional perspective.
Marx and Heidegger
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Price: Free! Words: 68,540. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
A philosophy dissertation combining the strong points of Marx' and Heidegger's approaches to correct the problems that their theories have encountered.
Introductions to ijCSCL
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Price: Free! Words: 35,730. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Research
The editorial introductions to the International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (ijCSCL) situate and highlight the unique perspectives and contributions of the individual papers. They also present reflections on topics of CSCL theory and methodology, providing a lively, stimulating introduction to the CSCL research field. ijCSCL is rated the #2 educational research journal.

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