Perceptions of Social Loafing in Online Learning Groups : A study of Public University and U . S . Naval War College students

@inproceedings{Piezon2007PerceptionsOS,
  title={Perceptions of Social Loafing in Online Learning Groups : A study of Public University and U . S . Naval War College students},
  author={Sherry L. Piezon and William D. Ferree},
  year={2007}
}
  • Sherry L. Piezon, William D. Ferree
  • Published 2007
Social loafing research has spanned several decades and fields of study. Research has provided support for both the existence of social loafing and its antecedents within the laboratory, classroom, and work place. Studies regarding the perceptions of social loafing and its effects in the online learning environment, however, are largely non-existent. This study surveyed 227 online learning students who were participating in online learning groups. The study seeks to determine whether the… CONTINUE READING

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