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Problems Measuring Social Presence in a Community of Inquiry

Aera problems measuring a coi from Patrick Lowenthal Our paper can be downloaded at: http://patricklowenthal.com/research/problems-measuring-social-presence-in-a-community-of-inquiry/

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Northwest eLearning Conference Presentation on Establishing Social Presence

I presented at the Northwest eLearn conference last week. The conference was great and I had a blast in Portland. The slides from my presentation on Establishing Social Presence are below: View at slides: http://www.slideshare.net/plowenthal Please upgrade your browser

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Which schools are the most “social”? [Infographic]

Source: Top Colleges Online

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Relationships among collaborative learning, social presence, and student satisfaction in a blended learning environment

Stephen D. Sorden recently completed a dissertation titled “Relationships among collaborative learning, social presence, and student satisfaction in a blended learning environment” The abstract states: “The Social Cognitive Framework for Blended Learning (SCFBL) is proposed as a guide for designing

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Getting to Know You: The First Week of Class and Beyond

Check Out! Chapter 10: Getting to Know You: The First Week of Class and Beyond Joanna C. Dunlap & Patrick R. Lowenthal “The first week of class… whether on-campus or online, we always plan a few orientation and get-to-know-you activities in an attempt to get

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Article Review – Social Presence within the Community of Inquiry Framework

Check out a new article review by D. R. Garrison of “Social Presence within the Community of Inquiry Framework” Garrison begins “At the outset, I want to thank David Annand (2011) for his interest in the community of inquiry (CoI)

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A New Study Conducted on Social Presence

Krish, Maros, and Stapa just published a study titled “Sociocultural Factors And Social Presence In An Online Learning Environment” in GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies. The abstract reads: In a computer supported learning environment both in the synchronous and

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“Social Presence within the Community of Inquiry Framework”

A new article was published by David Annand called: “Social Presence within the Community of Inquiry Framework”. Abstract The role of social presence as defined by the community of inquiry (CoI) framework is critiqued through a review of recent literature.

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The Online Learning Idea Book, Vol. 2

Patti Shank’s “The Online Learning Idea Book: Vol. 2″ is hitting the shelves in the next few days. Be sure to check out.  As mentioned in the following release note: “In this second volume of The Online Learning Idea Book

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CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS — Educational Communities of Inquiry: Theoretical Framework, Research and Practice

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS Proposal Submission Deadline: May 30, 2011 Educational Communities of Inquiry: Theoretical Framework, Research and Practice A book edited by Dr. Zehra Akyol and Dr. D. Randy Garrison University of Calgary, AB, Canada To be published by

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