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From e-learning to virtual learning community: bridging the gap

Augar, Naomi, Raitman, Ruth and Zhou, Wanlei 2004, From e-learning to virtual learning community: bridging the gap, Lecture notes in computer science, vol. 3143, pp. 301-308.

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Title From e-learning to virtual learning community: bridging the gap
Author(s) Augar, Naomi
Raitman, Ruth
Zhou, WanleiORCID iD for Zhou, Wanlei
Journal name Lecture notes in computer science
Volume number 3143
Start page 301
End page 308
Publisher Springer-Verlag
Place of publication Berlin, Germany
Publication date 2004
ISSN 0302-9743
Summary 'Community' has become a buzz word in the E-Learning arena. This paper examines the concept of virtual community, in the context of E-Learning. It defines what constitutes a virtual community and virtual learning community. A model comprising four essential criteria that define a virtual learning community is proposed. These criteria are discussed with relation to Deakin University's E-Learning system. The paper concludes by highlighting the factors that may help bridge the gap between Deakin's present provision of E-Learning to the development of a virtual learning community.

Language eng
Field of Research 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
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