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ERIC Number: EJ646663
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1492-3831
The Development of Social Climate in Virtual Learning Discussion Groups.
Oren, Avigail; Mioduser, David; Nachmias, Rafi
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, v3 n1 Apr 2002
A synthesis of five studies that explored social climate issues in synchronous and asynchronous online courses found that teachers find it difficult to change their dominant role; students do not have enough interaction opportunities; teachers should support creation of a social climate; and students need training in new communication skills for participation in virtual discussion groups. (Contains 36 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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