Application of Social Presence Principles to CSCL Design for Quality Interactions

  title={Application of Social Presence Principles to CSCL Design for Quality Interactions},
  author={Masanori Yamada and Yoshiko Goda},
Social presence is a key approach to activating interactions in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL), but its approaches, definitions, and evaluations have not been coherently presented in previous research. This chapter provides practical suggestions and implications regarding CSCL to help motivate social interactions among students and ensure effective and attractive learning. Three major approaches and focuses are discussed first: features of communication media (e.g., Short, et… CONTINUE READING
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