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===Discussion===
 
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In Unit 1, we will read and discuss papers on the topic of learning community and try to make sense of concept in light of recent theories
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of teaching and learning in online environments.
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Please participate in the discussion on leaning community. Please also participate in the discussion of Community of Inquiry model so that  we understand the process of online learning.
  
 
==References and Resources==
 
==References and Resources==

Revision as of 21:07, 27 April 2011

Overview of Unit 1

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Study Guide

Unit 1 Study Guide

Activities

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Rethinking Education[[1]]

Respond to these questions

Reading

Now, read these articles about the Online Learning Community.

  • Media:Unit_1-a.pdf "Critical inquiry in a text-based environment: computer conferencing in higher education" (200l) by Garrison, D. R., Anderson, T., & Archer, W.
  • Media:Unit_1-b.pdf‎ "Collaborative learning as a collective competence when students use the potential of meaning in asynchronous dialogues" (2009) by Amhag, L. & Jakobsson, A.

Discussion

In Unit 1, we will read and discuss papers on the topic of learning community and try to make sense of concept in light of recent theories of teaching and learning in online environments. Please participate in the discussion on leaning community. Please also participate in the discussion of Community of Inquiry model so that we understand the process of online learning.

References and Resources

Amhag, L. & Jakobsson, A. (2009). Collaborative learning as a collective competence when students use the potential of meaning in asynchronous dialogues. Computers & Education 52 ,656–667

Anderson, T. D., & Garrison, D. R. (1995). Critical thinking in distance education:Developing critical communities in an audio teleconference context. Higher Education,29, 183 - 199.

Anderson, T., Rourke, L., Garrison, D. R., Archer, W. (2001). Assessing Teaching presence in a Computer Conference Environment, Journal of Distance Education, 14(3), 51-70.

Garrison, D. R., Anderson, T., & Archer, W. (2001). Critical Thinking and Computer Conferencing:A Model and Tool to Assess Cognitive Presence. American Journal of Distance Education

Garrison, D. R., Anderson, T., & Archer, W. (2001). Critical inquiry in a text-based environment: computer conferencing in higher education. The Internet and Higher Education 2(2-3), 87-105

Resnick, M. (1991). Xylophones, Hamsters, and Fireworks: The Role of Diversity in Constructionist Activities. Constructionism, eds. Idit Harel and Seymour Papert.

Rourke, L., Anderson, T. Garrison, D. R., & Archer, W. (2001). Assessing social presence in asynchronous, text-based computer conferencing. Journal of Distance Education, 14(3),50-70.

Lippman, M. (1991). Thinking in Education. Chapter 1. Cambridge University Press.

Vygotsky, L.S. (1978). Mind in Society. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

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