ERIC Number: EJ639542
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Building and Sustaining Community in Asynchronous Learning Networks.
Rovai, Alfred P.
Internet and Higher Education, v3 n4 p285-97 2000
Applies the concept of classroom community to asynchronous learning networks by considering how to design and implement a course that fosters community among learners who are physically separated from each other. Examines student-instructor ratio, transactional distance, social presence and instructor immediacy, lurking, social equity, collaborative learning, group facilitation, and self-directed learning. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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