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What is Cohesion

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition
Describes the general level of linkage among the actors in the network.
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Using Communities of Inquiry Online to Perform Tasks of Higher Order Learning
Ramon Tirado-Morueta (University of Huelva, Spain), Pablo Maraver-López (University of Huelva, Spain), and Ángel Hernando-Gómez (University of Huelva, Spain)
Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 12
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch345
In this research the community of inquiry model is used as an analytical framework, along with quantitative content analysis and social network analysis, in order to understand how social and cognitive presence and group structure are affected by type of learning task and social networks. Discussion forums were employed focusing on three types of tasks: analyzing, evaluating, and creating. Over a period of three academic years, a total of 96 discussion forums were analyzed. Results show how social and cognitive presence, are affected by social group structure and centrality of coordinators, depending of type of learning task.
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A Second Look at Improving Student Interaction with Internet and Peer Review
Cohesion measures how well the lines of source code within a module work together to provide a specific piece of functionality. It is expressed as either higher cohesion or low cohesion. The advantages of high cohesion are robustness, reliability, reusability, and understandability. The disadvantages of low cohesion are difficult to maintain, difficult to test, difficult to reuse, and difficult to understand.
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Discourse Elicitation in Aphasia: An Indian Framework
It is one of the integral parts of discourse which refers to the continuity in text or speech, within and between sentences giving lexical and semantic links in the discourse. The cohesiveness determines the connectivity and overall understanding of a discourse.
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Recent Advances in the Evaluation of Ontology Quality
Defines how close the concepts within a module are, to each other.
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Meta-Analysis Research on Virtual Team Performance
“A dynamic process that is reflected in the tendency for a group to collaborate and remain united in the pursuit of its instrumental objectives and/or for the satisfaction of member affective needs.
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Removing Space and Time: Tips for Managing the Virtual Workplace
The ability of a team to work together collaboratively. A cohesive team is made up of a well-balanced group of individuals, all working towards the same goal.
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Inferences in Discourse Comprehension of E-Mails
the hanging together of a text through the use of linguistic resources such as- substitution, ellipsis, repetition etc
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