ERIC Number: EJ661429
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Classroom Community at a Distance: A Comparative Analysis of Two ALN-Based University Programs.
Rovai, Alfred P.
Internet and Higher Education, v4 n2 p105-18 2nd quarter 2001
Describes a study that examined sense of community in two graduate distance education programs that differed only in the amount of face-to-face contact. Discusses results of multivariate analysis of variance and post hoc discriminant analysis and includes implications for asynchronous learning networks (ALNs) in higher education, especially the impact of interaction and socialization. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Distance Education, Graduate Study, Interaction, Interpersonal Relationship, Multivariate Analysis, Socialization
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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