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ERIC Number: EJ1018022
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
Leadership Styles in Synchronous and Asynchronous Virtual Learning Environments
Ruggieri, Stefano; Boca, Stefano; Garro, Maria
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v12 n4 p96-102 Oct 2013
A comparison of the effects of transactional and transformational leadership in synchronous and a synchronous online teamwork was conducted. In the study, groups of four participants interacted in online text chat and online text forum in problem solving tasks. The groups were lead by a confederate who acted as a transactional or a transformational leader. Satisfaction in the interactions and participations communicative styles were assessed. Results indicated that transformational leadership is more satisfying and cognitive and metacognitive style oriented than transactional leadership that is more participative style oriented.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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