The Community of Inquiry Framework in Contemporary Education: Emerging Research and Opportunities, 1st Edition

  • Peggy Semingson
  • Pete Smith
  • Henry I.Anderson
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  • ISBN-10: 152255162X
  • ISBN-13: 9781522551621
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 139 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released January 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The primary challenge of online education is bridging the distance, both geographical and psychological, between student-and-teacher and student-and-student dynamics. In today’s increasingly digitalized world, it is important to enhance the quality of learning and the nature of interactions in distance education formats. This title is a critical scholarly resource that examines the benefits, challenges, and intricacies of online learning with attention to key concepts, literature, resources, tools, and scenarios. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as big data research, network communication theory, educational data mining, and digital learning, this book is geared towards researchers, instructors, and higher education administrators seeking current research on the integration of new distance learning technologies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Table of Contents.
1: Community of Inquiry Research Today: An Overview.
2: Emerging Big Data Sources for Community of Inquiry-Focused Educational Researchers.
3: Big Data Analyses in the Community of Inquiry and Educational Research Spheres.
4: Tools for Educational Researchers Working With Big Data.
5: Educational Big Data and the Promise of Social Media.
6: Future Trends in Community of Inquiry Research and Big Data.
Related Readings.
About the Authors.