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Increasing Access to Higher Education: A study of the diffusion of online teaching among 913 college faculty
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 6, No. 2 (Jul 01, 2005)
Online learning environments provide an unprecedented opportunity to increase student access to higher education. Accomplishing this much needed goal requires the active participation and cooperation of university faculty from a broad spectrum of...
A study of teaching presence and student sense of learning community in fully online and web-enhanced college courses
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (2006) pp. 175–190
This paper focuses on two components of a model for online teaching and learning—“teaching presence” and “community”. It is suggested that previous research points to the critical role that community plays in academic success and persistence in...
Building Knowledge Building Communities: Consistency, Contact and Communication in the Virtual Classroom
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 23, No. 4 (2000) pp. 359–83
Examines factors affecting the success of asynchronous online learning both through a review of the research and through an empirical investigation of student perceptions and course design factors in one of the largest asynchronous learning networks ...
Learning presence: Additional research on a new conceptual element within the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework
Peter Shea; Suzanne Hayes; Sedef Uzuner Smith; Jason Vickers; Temi Bidjerano; Alexandra Pickett; Mary Gozza-Cohen; Jane Wilde; Shoubang Jian
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (March 2012) pp. 89–95
This paper presents an empirical study grounded in the Community of Inquiry framework (Garrison, Anderson Archer, 2000) and employs quantitative content analysis of student discourse and other artifacts of learning in online courses in an effort to...
Online learner self-regulation: Learning presence viewed through quantitative content- and social network analysis
Peter Shea; Suzanne Hayes; Sedef Uzuner Smith; Jason Vickers; Temi Bidjerano; Mary Gozza-Cohen; Shou-Bang Jian; Alexandra Pickett; Jane Wilde; Chi-Hua Tseng
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jun 03, 2013) pp. 427–461
This paper presents an extension of an ongoing study of online learning framed within the community of inquiry (CoI) model (Garrison, Anderson, & Archer, 2001) in which we further examine a new construct labeled as learning presence. We use...