ERIC Number: ED484986
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Reference Count: 23
Effects of Online Cognitive Facilitation on Student Learning
del Valle, Rodrigo; Oncu, Semiral; Koksal, Nur Fatma; Kim, Nari; Alford, Paul; Duffy, Thomas M.
Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 27th, Chicago, IL, Oct 19-23, 2004
The purpose of this exploratory experimental study was to examine how online cognitive facilitation that promotes cognitive presence, while keeping facilitator's social presence constant, affects student learning and satisfaction in an online community of inquiry. In this context, we explored the following questions: (1) Does online high cognitive facilitation promote collaboration and critical thinking? and (2) Does online high cognitive facilitation promote student learning and improve satisfaction?
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
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