THE COMMUNITY OF INQUIRY
A CoI FOR THE CoI
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In this blog my focus is on a very interesting research publication by Rolim, V., Ferreira, R., Lins, R. D., & Gasevic, D. (2019). Let me begin with a caveat that this needs to be read and studied in its entirety given its complexity. Notwithstanding this, given its importance I do wish to draw your attention to this research by way of highlighting some of its findings. The focus of this research was on the links between social and cognitive presence and how they changed over time. This interests me because of our previous research indicating the important but mediating role of social presence (SP). The research of Rolim et al. provides depth of insight into the relationship of SP with cognitive presence (CP).

First, in general, it was found that SP does support CP but in different ways as the course of studies developed. ...

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The project (March-December 2018) analyzed the educational practices in 25 courses delivered at UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia), Spain, using the"Community of Inquiry" (CoI) framework. The aim was to set recommendations based on the analysis.

We have translated, adapted and validated the CoI survey in a Spanish version. 


The project was approved in the II Call for Educational Innovation Projects for Teaching Innovation Groups at UNED (resolution published in March 12, 2018).

https://medium.com/colabuned/proyectos-de-innovaci%C3%B3n-docente-8c2790a3b646

The survey and the validation process have been published in a Spanish scientific journal: 

  • Ballesteros Velázquez, Belén, Gil-Jaurena, Inés & Morentin Encina, Javier. (2019). Validación de la versión en castellano del cuestionario ‘Community of Inquiry'. RED-Revista de Educación a Distancia, 59, 1–26. Art, 4. Retrieved from https://revistas.um.es/red/article/view/360951
The first results have been published in Spanish:

  • Gil-Jaurena, I. ...
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RECENT ACTIVITY

David Favre
Joined October 4, 2019
Teaching and Learning Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States


Md Arif Khan
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Asmani Bidayakanon, Bangladesh


Mae Doran
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Athabasca University, Canada


Marshall Prescott
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Mike Chiariello
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University of Northampton, United Kingdom


Social and Cognitive Presence Relationships
D. Randy Garrison
June 17, 2019
In this blog my focus is on a very interesting research publication by Rolim, V., Ferreira, R., Lins, R. D., &


Success in a CoI Environment
D. Randy Garrison
May 13, 2019
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Hierarchical Validation of the CoI Framework
D. Randy Garrison
April 3, 2019
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Implementing Shared Metacognition
D. Randy Garrison
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Design Principles
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January 4, 2019
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Use of the Community of Inquiry (CoI) model in the analysis and evaluation of courses at UNED (Spain)
Inés Gil-Jaurena
March 26, 2018
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Barb Brown, Sarah E. Eaton, Meadow Schroeder, Jennifer Macdonald
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The Community of Inquiry is a project of the Centre for Distance Education at Athabasca University, researchers of the Community of Inquiry framework, and members of the CoI community.