You are here:

Unveiling Online Learning Communities: What goes on inside
PROCEEDINGS

, ideasLAB, Australia ; , Powerful Learning Practice, United States

Global Learn, in Melbourne, Australia ISBN 978-1-880094-85-3 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

Abstract

This paper presents the findings from the content analysis of comments posted within a teachers’ asynchronous online community part of a professional development program. This analysis sought to describe the nature of the conversations taking place in the community and afford a deeper understanding of the dynamic, benefits and challenges of these communities as spaces that can potentially foster knowledge building and professional growth. It was found that most comments posted were broadcasted to the whole community regardless of role, and that members mostly shared information and experiences but were less likely to engage in analytical discourse and negotiation of meaning.

Citation

Pardo, S. & Nussbaum-Beach, S. (2011). Unveiling Online Learning Communities: What goes on inside. In S. Barton, J. Hedberg & K. Suzuki (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011--Global Conference on Learning and Technology (pp. 906-914). Melbourne, Australia: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved April 6, 2020 from .

Keywords

References

View References & Citations Map

These references have been extracted automatically and may have some errors. Signed in users can suggest corrections to these mistakes.

Suggest Corrections to References