Exploring the relationships between students ' academic motivation and social ability in online learning environments

@inproceedings{Yang2006ExploringTR,
  title={Exploring the relationships between students ' academic motivation and social ability in online learning environments},
  author={Chia-chi Yang and I-Chun Tsai and Bosung Kim and Moon-Heum Cho and James M. Laffey},
  year={2006}
}
This research explicates the construct of social ability and describes the relationship between students' academic motivation and social ability in online learning environments. Findings reveal perceived peers social presence, perceived written communication skills, perceived instructor social presence, comfort with sharing personal information, and social navigation as the five factors that define social ability. In addition, the multivariate multiple regression analyses indicate that… CONTINUE READING
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