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|Title: ||Team learning: Building shared mental models|
|Authors: ||Van den Bossche, Piet|
Kirschner, Paul A.
|Keywords: ||Team learning|
Shared mental model
|Issue Date: ||4-Nov-2010|
|Abstract: ||To gain insight in the social processes that underlie knowledge sharing in teams, this article questions which team learning behaviors lead to the construction of a shared mental model. Additionally, it explores how the development of shared mental models mediates the relation between team learning behaviors and team effectiveness. Analyses were performed on
student-teams engaged in a business simulation game. The measurement of shared mental models was based on cognitive mapping techniques. The results indicate that a team learning perspective provides insight in how people share knowledge. Particularly the team learning behaviors identified as co-construction and constructive conflict are related to the development of shared mental models. In addition, a shared mental model of the task environment in a team leads to improved performance. This underscores the importance of developing shared cognition in teamwork.|
|Description: ||Van den Bossche, P., Gijselaers, W., Segers, M., Woltjer, G., & Kirschner, P. A. (2010, on line). Team learning: Building shared mental models. Instructional Science. doi:10.1007/s11251-010-9128-3.|
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