Unit One: Understanding the Learning Community and Online Discourse

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Overview of Unit 1

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

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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