Using e-Learning Tools to Build a Community of Distance Learners: A Progress Review and Call for Collaboration.
Belgrove, Martin, Griffin, Julia and Makepeace, Brian 2008. Using e-Learning Tools to Build a Community of Distance Learners: A Progress Review and Call for Collaboration. in: Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on eLearning (ECEL 2008) Reading Academic Publishing Limited. pp. 90-96
|Authors||Belgrove, Martin, Griffin, Julia and Makepeace, Brian|
The paper is an interim progress statement of a two year research project into how a higher education institution may develop online student support systems that effectively help build a community of distance learners. In doing so it seeks to investigate means of creating and maintaining learner social presence, similar attention is paid to the provision of non-academic support of learners and engendering a sense of identity and belonging to their learning community.
|Keywords||Social learning; Learning community; Elearning community; distance learning; learner support|
|Book title||Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on eLearning (ECEL 2008)|
|Publisher||Academic Publishing Limited|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||01 Feb 2010|
|Place of publication||Reading|
|Web address (URL)||http://www.academic-conferences.org/ecel/ecel2009/ecel08-proceedings.htm|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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