Virtual Learning Communities: Success Factors and Challenges

  title={Virtual Learning Communities: Success Factors and Challenges},
  author={R. Wegener and J. Leimeister},
  • R. Wegener, J. Leimeister
  • Published 2012
  • Computer Science
  • Despite their didactical potential many Virtual Learning Communities VLCs fail in enhancing learning outcomes. Therefore, we synthesise factors most critical for establishing a successful VLC. Applying a structured literature review, we searched for studies dealing with VLCs in the well known databases Business Source Premier, Science Direct and ERIC. We identified, classified and synthesised 64 relevant papers. Results indicate that critical success factors include a strong instructor that… CONTINUE READING
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