ERIC Number: EJ625254
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Catalysts, Emphases, and Elements of Virtual Learning Communities: Implications for Research and Practice.
Schwier, Richard A.
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v2 n1 p5-18 Spr 2001
Examines theoretical and conceptual issues around promoting the growth of virtual learning communities and considers issues around using communication technologies in formal and informal learning environments. Highlights include: the theoretical context of community; categories for examining virtual learning communities; emphases of virtual learning communities; ten elements of community; and research issues raised by virtual learning communities. (MES)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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