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Creating Online Community: Challenges and Solutions
Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of language studies.
2013 (English)In: Cases on Professional Distance Education Degree Programs and Practices: Successes, Challenges, and Issues / [ed] Kirk P.H. Sullivan, Peter E. Czigler and Jenny M. Sullivan Hellgren, Hershey: IGI Global, 2013, 1, 86-111 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The challenges in creating a collaborative environment for online learning are great. This chapter describes some practical examples of community building in online learning contexts and discusses the effects of such activities. It draws its data from six years of online courses in English at Mid Sweden University, where the author was employed from 2003-2009 and worked with development and implementation of their Internet course program. 

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Hershey: IGI Global, 2013, 1. 86-111 p.
, Advances in Mobile and Distance Learning (AMDL) Book Series, ISSN 2327-1892
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Distance Education, Education, Educational Technologies, Online Community building
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-80992ISBN: 978-1-4666-4487-8ISBN: 978-1-4666- 4488-5OAI: diva2:652163
Available from: 2013-09-30 Created: 2013-09-30 Last updated: 2014-01-20Bibliographically approved

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