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Scaffolding: An Important Teacher Competency in Online Learning

TLRPTIL Volume 47, Number 2, ISSN 8756-3894


Proposes a distributed and shared approach to scaffolding where teacher-student, student-student, and student-content interactions are supported through the use of online learning tools, and where responsibility of scaffolding is shared amongst learners, teachers, and resources. Enables students who engage in online learning to become more self-directed, self-regulated, and self-reliant. (LRW)


Dabbagh, N. (2003). Scaffolding: An Important Teacher Competency in Online Learning. TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 47(2), 39-44. Retrieved January 21, 2020 from .

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