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Social Presence Questionnaire of Online Collaborative Learning: Development and Validity

  title={Social Presence Questionnaire of Online Collaborative Learning: Development and Validity},
  author={Guan-Yu Lin},
This study articulates the construct of social presence and develops a social presence questionnaire for examining online collaborative learning with tests for reliability and validity. Questionnaire items were developed by revising the social presence questionnaire developed by Picciano in 2002 as well as reviewing research in the literature of computer support for cooperative systems (CSCW). Twenty items were developed and administered to 15 graduate students taking an online course… 

Evaluating Online Social Presence: An Overview of Social Presence Assessment

As an important variable in online learning environment, the construct of social presence has been widely studied by researchers in order to investigate students’ online communication behavior and

Developing an instrument to measure social presence in distance higher education

This study confirmed four factor constructs of social presence: mutual attention and support, affective connectedness, sense of community and open communication, and generated and verified a social presence instrument with a total of 19 items.

Measuring perceived social presence in distributed learning groups

The construction and validation of a self-reporting (Dutch-language) Social Presence Scale is reported on to determine perceived social presence in distributed learning groups using computer-supported collaborative learning environments, suggesting that the social presence scale has potential to be useful as a measure for social presence.

Collaborative Problem-Solving in Virtual Environments: Effect of Social Interaction, Social Presence, and Sociability on Critical Thinking

New and increasingly complex online technologies are attractive to course developers, but do they add value for students and teachers in terms of deeper social connection and increased collaborative

Community College Online Course Retention and Final Grade: Predictability of Social Presence.

This study employed a quantitative research design to examine the predictive relationships between social presence and course retention as well as final grade in community college online courses.

What social factors influence learners' continuous intention in online learning? A social presence perspective

Investigating how the multi-dimensional construct of social presence would affect the behavior of online learners revealed that the intimate and immersive social factors have positive impacts on learning satisfaction, which results in continuous intention in online learning.

Does the Use of Second Life Affect Students ' Feeling of Social Presence in E-Learning ?

Due to readily available and affordable personal computers, coupled with surging Internet use, e-learning has become popular among undergraduate and graduate students. Social presence is an emerging

The Relationship Between Social Presence, Student Satisfaction and Academic Achievement in Fully Online Asynchronous Courses

The purpose of the study was to describe the strength and direction of the relationship between social presence and student success as measured by student satisfaction and academic achievement in

The evolution and influence of social presence theory on online learning

The theory of social presence is perhaps the most popular construct used to describe and understand how people socially interact in online learning environments. However, despite its intuitive

Social presence, satisfaction, and perceived learning of RN-to-BSN students in Web-based nursing courses.

    S. Cobb
    Nursing education perspectives
  • 2011
Overall social presence, instructor performance, and the subdomains of social presence predicted a significant amount of total variance in overall satisfaction and perceived learning.

The Relationship of Social Presence and Interaction in Online Classes

The purpose of this research was to study social presence in the online learning environment. Dimensions of social presence were examined using quantitative and qualitative methods. Three dimensions

Social Presence Theory and Implications for Interaction and Collaborative Learning in Computer Conferences

This paper examines research on social presence theory and the implications for analyzing interaction, communication, collaborative learning, and the social context of computermediated communication

How Chinese Perceive Social Presence: An Examination of Interaction in Online Learning Environment

Chinese students utilize more social context cues to communicate with others. They are accustomed to processing information from either a physical context or an internalized appreciation of the

Social presence as a predictor of satisfaction within a computer‐mediated conferencing environment

Abstract Based on the GlobalEd inter‐university computer conference, this study examined how effective “social presence” is as a predictor of overall learner satisfaction in a text‐based medium. The

Building Sense of Community at a Distance

This article challenges the belief that strong sense of community is limited to the traditional classroom and proposes that the virtual classroom has the potential of building and sustaining sense of

Assessing Social Presence In Asynchronous Text-based Computer Conferencing

Instructional media such as computer conferencing engender high levels of student-student and student-teacher interaction; therefore, they can support models of teaching and learning that are highly

The Measurement of Social Presence in an Online Learning Environment

    C. Tu
    Computer Science
  • 2002
A tool to measure social presence and privacy in a Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) and its application in e-mail and social media is presented.

Communication Research Methods

Thoroughly revised and updated, Communication Research Methods, Second Edition helps students hone their critical thinking skills and expand the ways they think about and conduct research, ultimately enabling them to achieve a deeper understanding of communication--and the world around them.

Social Navigation of Information Space

This chapter discusses the role of Wearables in Social Navigation and the Experiential Approach to HCI Design, and a Contrast between Information Navigation and Social Navigation in Virtual Worlds.

Designing Information Spaces: The Social Navigation Approach

There seems to be an infinite capacity for more and more sophisticated functionality in today's digital technologies, and newer generation machines and software have progressed to tracking world stock markets, launching military smart bombs with microscopic accuracy, fully equipped smart homes, and even entertainment.