World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, in Montreal, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-56-3 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
Abstract: The main focus of this presentation centers on the practical application of social learning theory in a graduate education on-line learning program. Presenters will demonstrate effective on-line strategies used for community building and describe ways that this can be generated and sustained in an asynchronous on-line learning environment. Results will also be provided from their analyses of the shared meaning-making processes occurring among students within and across interdisciplinary on-line courses as communities of practice emerge.
Silvers, P., O'Connell, J., Fewell, M. & Bryan, J. (2005). Creating and Sustaining Community in an Online Learning Program. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (pp. 4862-4873). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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