Online Learning Communities: Enhancing Learning in the K-12 Setting

Online Learning Communities: Enhancing Learning in the K-12 Setting

Chris Brook (Edith Cowan University, Australia) and Ron Oliver (Edith Cowan University, Australia)
Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 21
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-494-1.ch031
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Abstract

This chapter reports a design framework intended to support and guide teachers in advancing K-12 literacy through principles of collaborative learning and the development of online learning communities. The study was guided by an investigation of contemporary literature focused on the community construct, online learning community development, the collaborative construction of knowledge, and the practices of experienced professionals working in the field. The intended outcome is a design framework that may be useful in guiding instructors in the advancement of K-12 literacy skills through the development of online learning communities.

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