Computer-mediated communications in joint learning activity



The authors address the problem of organizing joint forms of learning in a situation when information technologies are used, as well as the problem of developing new learning technologies based on using computers as means of forming learning and professional activity. The given research was aimed at studying the features of computer-mediated communications in learning activity. The obtained data reveals the influence of controlling communication flows on the communication character and joint learning actions development.

General Information

Journal rubric: Educational Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Kritsky A.G., Scherbinin M.Y. Computer-mediated communications in joint learning activity. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2006. Vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 93–104. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Alexandr G. Kritsky, PhD in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Chair of Education and Development Psychology, Volgograd State Socio-Pedagogical University, Volgograd, Russia, e-mail:

Maxim Y. Scherbinin, Postgraduate Student of the Department of Psychology of Education and Development, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Psychology of Education and Development, Volgograd state pedagogical University, Russia, e-mail:



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