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A comparative study of the effects of instructional design-based scaffolding and management-based scaffolding on learning in online collaborative groups
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
and feedback scaffolding. Both quantitative data (e.g. numbers of posted messages, essay score, social ability score, and satisfaction score) and qualitative data (online discussion transcripts) were collected and analyzed to answer the research questions...
Knowledge construction, social identity and social network structure in completely online groups
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
. This mixed methods study examines the development of eight completely online groups in a CSCL course held at the University of Missouri during the summer of 2008. The principal contribution of this work is a new and deeper understanding of completely online...
Understanding students' technology appropriation and learning perceptions in online learning environments
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
university to learn knowledge and skills by doing. Instructional materials and supports were delivered through a network-based learning system as well as other communication tools. Data collection included self-report questionnaires and computer...
Impact of desktop virtual reality on system usability : a case study of online consumer survey using a VR integrated decision support system
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2004)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Previous research has established that virtual reality (VR) technology provides users a unique user-system interaction. However, little research has been conducted to understand...
The social nature of an online community of practice for learning to teach
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Taking advantage of Internet technology, an online community of practice, NETwork, was established to support a group of elementary science pre-service and in-service teachers...