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ERIC Number: EJ942042
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jun
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1857
Community of Inquiry: Its Past and Present Future
Pardales, Michael J.; Girod, Mark
Educational Philosophy and Theory, v38 n3 p299-309 Jun 2006
The following paper outlines the historical and philosophical development of, "community of inquiry" in educational discourse. The origins of community of inquiry can be found in the philosophical work of C. S. Peirce. From Peirce the notion of community of inquiry is adopted and developed by educational theorists of different orientations. Community of inquiry denotes an approach to teaching that alters the structure of the classroom in fundamental ways. With particular consideration given to the unique philosophical origins of this approach, this paper outlines and discusses how community of inquiry is situated in today's educational landscape.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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