Johann Sarmiento, Drexel University, USA
Johann Sarmiento is a doctoral candidate in the College of Information Science and Technology at Drexel University. His areas of interest include Social Computing, Computer-supported Collaborative Learning and Human-Computer Interaction. His forthcoming dissertation, Bridging Mechanisms in Team-based Online Problem Solving: Continuity in Collaborative Knowledge Building, investigates from an interactional perspective issues of continuity and cross-team collaboration as part of the knowledge building activity of small groups in the Virtual Math Teams project - a research project at the Math Forum. Prior to starting his doctoral studies, he worked as a senior research associate at the Center for Research in Human Development and Education (CRHDE) at Temple University, conducting research and development work on the application of advanced technologies for learning.
Volume 2, Chapter 11 - Communities of Practice at the Math Forum: Supporting Teachers as Professionals