ERIC Number: EJ675162
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Building Community as a Critical Element of Online Course Design.
Stepich, Donald A.; Ertmer, Peggy A.
Educational Technology, v43 n5 p33-43 Sep-Oct 2003
Describes the use of computer-mediated communication tools to expand the classroom learning community to include students at two universities. Focuses on efforts to develop a sense of community among online learners through active interaction, collaborative learning, socially constructed meaning, sharing of resources, and expressions of support. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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