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ERIC Number: EJ1127956
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-0120-5927
Tracking the Path of Communities of Inquiry in TEFL: A Literature Review
González Miy, Darlene; Herrera Díaz, Luz Edith
HOW, v22 n1 p80-94 Apr-Sep 2015
The "community of inquiry" is a techno-pedagogical framework that has gathered significant attention in online education research. It has been implemented in diverse disciplines, (foreign) language learning being one of particular interest for the authors of this paper. Due to the dynamics proposed by the framework, it appears as a practical and relevant option to generate a successful learning experience for English as a Second or Foreign Language learners. Therefore, this article provides a brief description of the model, its theoretical foundation, its applications and potential uses in the area of language learning in online environments.
ASOCOPI, the Colombian Association of Teachers of English. Cra 27 A #53-06, oficina 405, Bogota, Colombia. +57-2115018; Fax: +57-2115018. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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