Criticality and the exercise of politeness in online spaces for professional learning
Internet and Higher Education Volume 31, Number 1, ISSN 1096-7516 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
This research examines masters-accredited online professional learning aimed at fostering criticality and a disposition to collective professional autonomy. Drawing on a model of online learning conceived as a nexus of cognitive, social and teaching presence, we focus principally on the interaction between cognitive and social presence, and the ways in which written language mediates social presence in fostering a critical disposition to professional learning. A key concept for analysing this is
Watson, C., Wilson, A., Drew, V. & Thompson, T.L. (2016). Criticality and the exercise of politeness in online spaces for professional learning. Internet and Higher Education, 31(1), 43-51. Elsevier Ltd.