Participation: The Online Challenge

Participation: The Online Challenge

Regina Bento (University of Baltimore, USA) and Cindy Schuster (University of Baltimore, USA)
Copyright: © 2003 |Pages: 9
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-102-5.ch010
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One of the main challenges in Web-based education is to encourage student participation. Although many instructors would like to increase participation in their online courses, there is no established body of knowledge on the various forms such participation may take, or how it should be measured. In this chapter, a taxonomy for classifying different types of participation in online courses will be proposed, and the pedagogical issues involved will be discussed.

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