THE COMMUNITY OF INQUIRY
A CoI FOR THE CoI
Welcome to the Community of Inquiry.

In this post I will pick-up on the topic of learning outcomes and the CoI framework that I addressed in a previous editorial (June 19, 2017). At the time I had emphasized that the CoI framework is a model founded on the process of collaborative inquiry. To be clear, a CoI may be transactional but it has specific, intended, and worthwhile learning outcomes. Furthermore, the CoI transaction is based upon the premise that a collaborative constructivist learning experience may be the most effective means to achieve deep and meaningful learning outcomes. While there is evidence that perceived and real quality outcomes are associated with a CoI experience (Garrison, 2017, p. 59), further evidence is required to validate this premise.

With this in mind I was pleased to see new research emerge that explored the interdependencies of the CoI presences and learning outcomes (Yussiff, Ahmad, & Mustapha, 2018). ...

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

We will translate, adapt and validate 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 ...

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RECENT ACTIVITY

Learning Outcomes and Presences
D. Randy Garrison
July 10, 2018
In this post I will pick-up on the topic of learning outcomes and the CoI framework that I addressed in a previous editorial (


Shari Harrison
Joined July 8, 2018
Northern Lights College, Canada


Michael J. Scialdone
Joined June 17, 2018
Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Sciences, State University of New York at Fredonia, United States
Dr. Michael J. Scialdone is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at The State University of New


Assessment of CoI Revisions
D. Randy Garrison
June 1, 2018
For those interested in the theoretical aspects of the CoI framework let me draw your attention to an inventory and assessment of proposed CoI revisions provided by Kozan and


Julie Lindsay
Joined May 27, 2018
Charles Sturt University, Australia


William C. Hyder
Joined May 11, 2018
Professor of Leadership | School of Business and Management, National University, United States


Kathryn Garden
Joined May 3, 2018
SPARK Schools, South Africa


Facilitation Responsibilities
D. Randy Garrison
April 26, 2018
Nothing may be more central to the success of a community of inquiry than facilitation. Yes, design is a crucial predicate; however, if design is congruent with the purpose and


Use of the Community of Inquiry (CoI) model in the analysis and evaluation of courses at UNED (Spain)
Inés Gil-Jaurena
March 26, 2018
The project (March-December 2018) will analyze the educational practices in some courses delivered at UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia), Spain, using the"Commun


Critical Thinking and Social Media: An Argument for Learning Communities
D. Randy Garrison
March 13, 2018
With all the attention focused on "fake news" I began to think about how the principles and processes of the CoI framework might be relevant to this issue. The attached paper (abst


Follow-up to CoI faculty development work at OHSU and beyond
Martha Cleveland-Innes
January 8, 2018
See an informative review, and announcement for another workshop here: https://www


Designing a Community of Inquiry
D. Randy Garrison
January 2, 2018
In this first post of the New Year I will focus on creating an effective community of inquiry. This is the teaching presence responsibility to design a purposeful,


iMOOCs and Learning to Learn Online
Martha Cleveland-Innes, Nathaniel Ostashewski, Dan Wilton
August 25, 2017
Athabasca University is known for its leadership and innovation in


Faculty development and the Community of Inquiry at Oregon Health and Science University School of Nursing
Martha Cleveland-Innes
July 2, 2017
The Oregon Health and Science University School of Nursing identified a current trend in higher education, and in nursing programs at OHSU specifically: pressure to provide high


Layering the Community of Inquiry Framework with Signature Pedagogies
Barb Brown, Sarah E. Eaton, Meadow Schroeder, Jennifer Macdonald
June 21, 2017
How do online synchronous sessions support student learning in professional graduate programs where students are engaging in research active opportunities
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.