You are here:

Analysis of Asynchronous Online Discussion Using the SOLO Taxonomy
ARTICLE

AJEDP Volume 5, ISSN 1446-5442

Abstract

The online learning environment provides the opportunity for remote groups of students to interact with instructors and each other. Most web based learning platforms facilitate synchronous online discussions between participants. These discussion forums are designed to replicate the face to face tutorial setting and provide a medium for the expression and development of student ideas. In this paper, an online discussion between twenty-eight teachers retraining in the field of mathematics will be analysed using the SOLO taxonomy. The analysis will focus on the capacity of web based learning environments to foster deep learning through the careful design of discussion tasks. (Contains 6 tables and 2 figures.)

Citation

Holmes, K. (2005). Analysis of Asynchronous Online Discussion Using the SOLO Taxonomy. Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 5, 117-127. Retrieved November 28, 2021 from .

This record was imported from ERIC on April 18, 2013. [Original Record]

ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

Copyright for this record is held by the content creator. For more details see ERIC's copyright policy.

Keywords