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ERIC Number: EJ836908
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1042-1726
Cognitive Presence in Online Learning
Kanuka, Heather; Garrison, D. Randy
Journal of Computing in Higher Education, v15 n2 p21-39 Mar 2004
The purpose of this study was to advance understanding of how to facilitate higher levels of learning when using asynchronous text-based Internet communication technology. The framework used to guide this study is based on the community of inquiry model developed by Garrison, Anderson, and Archer (2000). Crucial methodological constructs congruent with this model and higher order learning were identified. They are discourse, collaboration, management, reflection, monitoring, and knowledge construction. Using a focus group interview, the results of this study reveal that these methodological constructs are consistent with, and supportive of, the facilitation of higher levels of learning in an asynchronous text-based Internet environment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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