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ERIC Number: EJ875032
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 35
ISSN: ISSN-1528-3518
Learner Support Needs in Online Problem-Based Learning
Wheeler, Steve
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v7 n2 p175-183 2006
This article describes how online discussion groups and visual collaboration can be used in combination to build and support a virtual community of learners. Data derived from several online discussion groups are presented, and the support needs of learners are highlighted as a key factor of success. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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