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Creating Social Presence in Digital Learning Environments : A Presence of Mind ?

@inproceedings{Wheeler2005CreatingSP,
  title={Creating Social Presence in Digital Learning Environments : A Presence of Mind ?},
  author={S. Wheeler},
  year={2005}
}
In this presentation I argue that social presence is an important feature of any successful learning activity, particularly within digital learning environments (DLEs). I also contend that the psychological processes that occur during learning should be acknowledged, measured and understood, if we are to design better and more effective DLEs. I argue that social presence and several other key factors such as immediacy of dialogue and student tenacity and autonomy are useful predictors of… Expand
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