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The Relationship of Social Presence and Interaction in Online Classes


American Journal of Distance Education Volume 16, Number 3, ISSN 0892-3647


Studied social presence in an online learning environment and focused on three elements: social context, online communication, and interactivity: that emerged as important in establishing a sense of community among online learners. Discusses the privacy factor, learner characteristics, computer-mediated communication, and course design. (Author/LRW)


Tu, C.H. & McIsaac, M. (2002). The Relationship of Social Presence and Interaction in Online Classes. American Journal of Distance Education, 16(3), 131. Retrieved July 1, 2022 from .

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