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Catalysts, Emphases, and Elements of Virtual Learning Communities: Implications for Research and Practice
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Quarterly Review of Distance Education Volume 2, Number 1, ISSN 1528-3518

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Examines theoretical and conceptual issues around promoting the growth of virtual learning communities and considers issues around using communication technologies in formal and informal learning environments. Highlights include: the theoretical context of community; categories for examining virtual learning communities; emphases of virtual learning communities; ten elements of community; and research issues raised by virtual learning communities. (MES)

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Schwier, R.A. (2001). Catalysts, Emphases, and Elements of Virtual Learning Communities: Implications for Research and Practice. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2(1), 5-18. Retrieved November 13, 2019 from .

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