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EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2225–2232
This paper reviews the literature on the learning effectiveness of asynchronous online environments. It attempts to look beyond the commonly accepted findings of no significant differences in learning outcomes between online and traditional courses ...
The Role of Social Presence in Online Courses: How Does it Relate to Students’ Perceived Learning and Satisfaction?
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1545–1546
Research has demonstrated that social presence not only affects outcomes but also student, and possibly instructor, satisfaction with a course (Moore, Masterson, Christophel, and Shea, 1996). Teacher immediacy behaviors and the presence of others...