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Creating a Sense of Community among Learners in an Online Course
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, Harding University, United States

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ISBN 978-1-939797-31-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

The subject of keeping online learners engaged is a content concern in online learning This paper suggests that creating a sense of community among online learners can help learners better engage in the course, create a richer learning experience, and can be easily steered into a community of practice Theoretical tools such as Moore’s Transactional Distance Theory and the Community of Inquiry model can help us understand how to create a sense of community can be made, and then newer perspectives, tools, and technologies create the setting for a community of learning to form

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Elander, K. (2017). Creating a Sense of Community among Learners in an Online Course. In J. Dron & S. Mishra (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 338-353). Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 15, 2019 from .

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