Creating Online Community: Challenges and Solutions

Mats Deutschmann (Umeå University, Sweden)
Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 111
EISBN13: 9781466649705|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4486-1.ch004
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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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