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ERIC Number: EJ1114134
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
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Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1556-3847
Online Groups and Social Loafing: Understanding Student-Group Interactions
Piezon, Sherry L.; Donaldson, Robin L.
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, v8 n4 Win 2005
This paper presents an overview of the psycho-social aspects of social loafing and free riding in a traditional and distance learning environment. A brief literature review and summaries of frequently cited antecedents and their mitigating factors are reviewed for application by instructors, designers, and administrators in distance education. Distance learning administrative issues related to providing support to instructors to address the cited antecedents are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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