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An Integrative Review of the Effects of Social Presence on Distance Education

  title={An Integrative Review of the Effects of Social Presence on Distance Education},
  author={Xin Chen},
  • Xin Chen
  • Published 5 December 2014
  • Psychology
Social presence has drawn great attention in the last three decades. A large number of studies attempted to prove that social presence exerted an effect on distance learning through including more interaction. This integrative review provided a comprehensive summary of current studies on social presence, identified problems in measuring social presence, and evaluated the effects of social presence on learning. Data were collected from 189 social presence studies in the area of distance… 

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