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Strategies for Creating a Community of Inquiry through Online Asynchronous Discussions

  title={Strategies for Creating a Community of Inquiry through Online Asynchronous Discussions},
  author={J. Zydney and Baiyun Chen},
  • J. Zydney, Baiyun Chen
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Asynchronous discussions are often utilized in online courses to provide a venue for students to openly communicate and build shared understanding, and for instructors to skillfully facilitate the process. While discussions can be invaluable toward creating and sustaining an online community of inquiry (CoI), they are not effective if not optimally designed. It is the authors' position that it is helpful to identify research-proven online discussion strategies and conceptualize them into the… CONTINUE READING
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