Designing communities of learners for asynchronous distance education

@article{Moller1998DesigningCO,
  title={Designing communities of learners for asynchronous distance education},
  author={Leslie Moller},
  journal={Educational Technology Research and Development},
  year={1998},
  volume={46},
  pages={115-122}
}
Asynchronous distance education can replicate traditional face-to-face training or education; but, why should it do so? Asynchronous distance education provides an opportunity to create meaningful learning which is not feasible in a traditional classroom, provided that communities of learners that encourage knowledge building and social reinforcement are specifically created. This article describes the need for learning communities within the context of asynchronous distance education… CONTINUE READING
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