Week 3 Readings

Open Readings

If you read one thing this week it should be reading 1 below.

  1. star reading icon Social presence in the Communities of Inquiry model
  2. Salmon's five stages
  3. Designing peer review (from the REAP project)
  4. Peeragogy handbook
  5. Considerations in designing online collaborative tasks
  6. Pedagogic implications of differences between text-based and f2f discussions
  7. Group development and team roles
  8. Belbin's team roles
  9. Group tasks
  10. Patterns of online participation
  11. Getting the most from Groupwork Assessment

Restricted access readings

These readings all require some kind of authentication -- usually via a subscription - to gain access. If you are in a UK educational institution you may be able to gain access using Athens or Shibboleth. (All are available to enrolled students and staff at Oxford Brookes University.)

Benfield, G. and De Laat, M. (2010). Collaborative knowledge building. Rethinking learning for a digital age. Sharpe, R., Beetham, H. and de Freitas, S. Abingdon, Routledge: 184-198.
Garrison, D. R. (2009). 'Communities of inquiry in online learning: Social, teaching and cognitive presence'. In C. Howard et al. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of distance and online learning (2nd ed., pp. 352-355). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Garrison, D. R. (2003). 'Cognitive presence for effective asynchronous online learning: The role of reflective inquiry, self-direction and metacognition'. In J. Bourne and J. C. Moore (eds.) Elements of quality online education: Practice and direction. Newburyport: Sloan-C, Olin College. Vol 4 pp 47–58.
Hrastinski, S. (2008). 'What is online learner participation? A literature review'. Computers & Education 51(4): 1755-1765
Johnson, D., Johnson, R. and Smith, K. (2007). "The State of Cooperative Learning in Postsecondary and Professional Settings." Educational Psychology Review 19(1): 15-29.
Kirkwood, A. and L. Price (2005). "Learners and learning in the twenty-first century: What do we know about students' attitudes towards and experiences of information and communication technologies that will help us design courses?" Studies in Higher Education 30(3): 257-274
MacDonald, J. (2008). Blended Learning and Online Tutoring: Planning Learner Support and Activity Design (Second edition). Aldershot, Gower.Chapters 13 & 14.
Salmon, G. (20011). E-moderating: The Key to Teaching and Learning Online (3rd Edition). Abingdon, Routledge.

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