Social presence in online discussion groups : testing three conceptions and their relations to perceived learning

@inproceedings{Caspi2008SocialPI,
  title={Social presence in online discussion groups : testing three conceptions and their relations to perceived learning},
  author={Avner Caspi and Ina Blau},
  year={2008}
}
The correlation between three conceptions of social presence (seen as 1. a subjective quality of a medium that determines the quality of the communication and perception of others, 2. self-projection onto the group, and 3. identification with the group) and different aspects of perceived learning in online discussion groups were tested. Six hundreds and fifty nine students completed a web-based questionnaire that was distributed via 50 course Websites. Self projection, perception of others and… CONTINUE READING