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Investigating patterns of interaction in networked learning and computer-supported collaborative learning: A role for Social Network Analysis
The focus of this study is to explore the advances that Social Network Analysis (SNA) can bring, in combination with other methods, when studying Networked Learning/Computer-Supported CollaborativeExpand
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Online teaching in networked learning communities: A multi-method approach to studying the role of the teacher
The aim of this paper is to study the online teaching styles of two teachers who each tutor a networked learning community (NLC), within the same workshop. The study is undertaking empirical workExpand
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Gender differences in an on-line learning environment
Abstract Abstract Abstract This paper focuses upon the use of Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) in a specific learning context by a small com- munity of postgraduate (MEd) distance learners andExpand
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Complexity, theory and praxis: Researching collaborative learning and tutoring processes in a networked learning community
This paper explores the complexity ofresearching networked learning and tutoring ontwo levels. Firstly, on the theoretical level,we argue that the nature of praxisin networked environments (that is,Expand
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Building a Learning Community On-Line: Towards Socio-Academic Interaction.
Abstract This paper reports the findings of a research project, conducted within the Division of Education at the University of Sheffield, which used computer‐mediated communication (CMC) to supportExpand
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Investigating Group Structure in CSCL: Some New Approaches
This paper reports some recent findings of a continuing international study that is investigating computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) processes among a community engaged in a master’sExpand
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Using pattern languages to mediate theory-praxis conversations in design for networked learning
Educational design for networked learning is becoming more complex but also more inclusive, with teachers and learners playing more active roles in the design of tasks and of the learningExpand
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A selective analysis of empirical findings in networked learning research in higher education: questing for coherence
In this paper, we have attempted two ambitious tasks. We have undertaken a wide-ranging survey of the Network learning (NL) literature, and tried to identify the emerging themes of this work. We haveExpand
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Towards a Collaborative Approach to Teacher Empowerment
This paper outlines a project based on an approach to teacher empowerment through collaborative action research. Using accounts from teachers involved in the project, the conditions necessary for theExpand
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